Cherokee Office of Economic Development · Cherokee by Choice.

Business Snapshot

  • 44% of Cherokee County’s population holds an advanced degree

  • Over 1,450 new jobs created

  • 52% increase (from 83 to 126) in business prospects from 2016-2017

  • 64% of jobs in Cherokee County are white-collar jobs

  • In the last two years, $374,000,000 in capital investment has been announced

  • 3,986 jobs have been retained

  • Property tax revenue from COED-developed corporate parks has reached $2.3 Million

  • One of the lowest tax rates in Metro Atlanta

Recent Big Wins

  • WellStar Health System
  • Yanmar
  • adidas SPEEDFACTORY
  • Jaipur Living
  • Northside Hospital Cherokee
  • Papa John’s Regional Hub

COED has been recognized for excellent work several times in recent years:

  • Atlanta Business Chronicle Deal of the Year 2013 for The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta
  • Georgia Deal of the Year 2013 for Inalfa Roof Systems
  • Georgia Deal of the Year 2017 for Adidas Speedfactory
  • Two-time Georgia Small Business Rock Stars for Reformation Brewery and Factorymation