Archive of: Economic Development

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A Farm Family Portrait

A Farm Family Portrait

The Williams dairy farm is forward-looking, technologically sophisticated, micro-managed and consistently profitable. Such success is increasingly rare, as soaring land values and production costs are putting the necessary economies of scale well beyond reach of the average farmer.

August 2005
Trading Partners

Trading Partners

Georgia ranks 11th among states in exports, sending $19.6 billion worth of goods throughout the Western Hemisphere and beyond. State officials say companies that export create and retain twice as many jobs as domestic-market companies. One advocate says international trade is simply the state's future.

April 2005
Growing Pains

Growing Pains

By 2030 Metro Atlanta will be home to 6 million residents. Can the region offset surging population and challenges to its infrastructure? Members of a blue-ribbon task force say it's possible for things to get better instead of worse. But it will require political will and political leadership.

March 2005
Trendsetter - Cities Of Excellence

Trendsetter - Cities Of Excellence

For the sixth year, Georgia Trend partners with the Georgia Municipal Association to honor some of the state's outstanding cities. This year we celebrate six that have distinguished themselves in the area of public safety and in community and economic development.

February 2005
Banking On A Sense Of Place

Banking On A Sense Of Place

Three very different Georgia financial institutions have similar ties to their locales and their missions.

June 2004
Urban Bright

Urban Bright

The Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend recognize 10 outstanding cities: Canton, Colquitt, Hinesville, Norcross, Roswell, Sandersville, Smyrna, Social Circle, Swainsboro and Vienna.

February 2004
Beach Music

Beach Music

Sea Island Company CEO Bill Jones III is helping bring the world to Georgia's door.

January 2004
Where The Deals Are

Where The Deals Are

As Georgia's convention businesses fight to recover from the recession, it's a buyer's market. Here's what the industry is doing — and what's in it for you.

April 2003
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