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Reaching for the Sky

Reaching for the Sky

Georgia’s aerospace companies – representing sectors from airports to IT – are soaring to success.

Published: December 2016
2016 Silver Spoon Awards

2016 Silver Spoon Awards

Georgia’s top restaurants are fueling local economic development and giving us new and interesting tastes, propelling our dining scene onto the national radar. Plus, 10 of the state’s best restaurants with an international flair.

Published: November 2016
Transaction Alley

Transaction Alley

Financial technology is a $72-billion – and booming – industry in Georgia, with more than $2 trillion in payment processing passing through the state. And it’s about to get bigger.

Published: November 2016
The Game-Changers

The Game-Changers

Atlanta’s CIDs are evolving to meet their districts’ needs – and preparing for a headline-grabbing 2017

Published: November 2016
Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Twenty years of the state’s best and brightest in business, government, nonprofits, science, healthcare and education, plus a look back at some of our previous nominees and where they are now.

Published: October 2016
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Archive »Economic Development

2016 Deals of the Year

2016 Deals of the Year

Three successful projects show how friendliness and care can often spur new business.

Published: December 2016
Changing Landscape, Changing Lives

Changing Landscape, Changing Lives

Eleven years after announcing its first American production facility, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia continues to impact the region through jobs, economic growth and giving back to the surrounding community

Published: November 2016
Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Twenty years of the state’s best and brightest in business, government, nonprofits, science, healthcare and education, plus a look back at some of our previous nominees and where they are now.

Published: October 2016
A Shift in Perspective?

A Shift in Perspective?

Two referenda up for a vote this November plus funding for projects across the state could signal a seismic shift in focus toward more transit

Published: October 2016
How May We Serve You?

How May We Serve You?

Georgia banks continue to face economic challenges, but as the landscape improves they’re doubling down on their commitment to serving customers

Published: September 2016
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Archive »Education

Legal Evolution

Legal Evolution

The Great Recession had a huge impact on the practice of law, leading Georgia’s law schools to respond with programs that prepare grads for the new legal landscape.

Published: December 2016
Blurring the Lines

Blurring the Lines

Used to be there were hard lines between high school, college and career. College and career academies are changing all that.

Published: December 2016
On the Cutting Edge

On the Cutting Edge

Researchers at Georgia universities are seeking cures for cancer, advancing cybersecurity and breaking ground in immunology. It’s a $2-billion enterprise – with room to grow.

Published: November 2016
Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Twenty years of the state’s best and brightest in business, government, nonprofits, science, healthcare and education, plus a look back at some of our previous nominees and where they are now.

Published: October 2016
Teachers: Wanted, Needed, Underappreciated

Teachers: Wanted, Needed, Underappreciated

Georgia’s teacher shortage is felt in every corner of the state, a consequence of the economy, poor working conditions and an over-emphasis on testing. Experts say there are solutions – but no quick fixes.

Published: October 2016
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Archive »Environment

Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Twenty years of the state’s best and brightest in business, government, nonprofits, science, healthcare and education, plus a look back at some of our previous nominees and where they are now.

Published: October 2016
On the Right Path

On the Right Path

Through a network of trail systems, communities around the state are taking steps to create healthier environments and encourage economic development

Published: August 2016
The Energy Future Is Now

The Energy Future Is Now

Renewable power sources are no longer fighting for a seat at the table. They are present and thriving, part of the mix that includes fossil fuels and nuclear energy.

Published: August 2015
Growing Green

Growing Green

The state is making strides and receiving accolades for its environmental efforts but still faces challenges and untapped potential.

Published: August 2014
When Powers Combine

When Powers Combine

A Q&A with Laura Turner Seydel on environmental education and stewardship.

Published: June 2014
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Archive »Health Care

Georgia's Hospitals: Rural Hospitals In Crisis

Georgia's Hospitals: Rural Hospitals In Crisis

Many small Georgia hospitals are in serious financial trouble, trying to do more with less. A state tax credit may help, but will a new administration in Washington make more drastic changes? Plus a ranking of the Top Hospitals in the state.

Published: December 2016
Home Alone?

Home Alone?

Home care offers a more affordable and less restrictive option to nursing homes. But will the effect of recent federal mandates on the home care industry leave some elderly Georgians without care?

Published: November 2016
Under the Microscope

Under the Microscope

Bioscience is an industry that generates billions each year with surprisingly little visibility. But that could soon change.

Published: October 2016
Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Twenty years of the state’s best and brightest in business, government, nonprofits, science, healthcare and education, plus a look back at some of our previous nominees and where they are now.

Published: October 2016
Changing the Conversation

Changing the Conversation

No longer being swept under the rug, the perception of mental health issues and the 43.8 million Americans who suffer from them is changing. Here’s how the shift is playing out in Georgia.

Published: June 2016
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Archive »People

Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Twenty years of the state’s best and brightest in business, government, nonprofits, science, healthcare and education, plus a look back at some of our previous nominees and where they are now.

Published: October 2016
Branching Out

Branching Out

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College provides fertile ground for a solid education

Published: August 2016
Old Values, New Successes

Old Values, New Successes

2016 Most Respected Business Leader: Larry Gellerstedt III, President & CEO of Cousins Properties

Published: May 2016
A Focus On The Federal Budget

A Focus On The Federal Budget

Republican Sen. David Perdue talks fiscal responsibility, the economy and being an outsider in Washington.

Published: April 2016
2016 Georgia Trustees

2016 Georgia Trustees

The Coca-Cola Company’s Muhtar Kent and former Synovus CEO Jim Blanchard are the 2016 Georgia Trustees, the state’s highest honor.

Published: February 2016
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Archive »Sports & Leisure

Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Georgia Trend’s 2016 40 Under 40

Twenty years of the state’s best and brightest in business, government, nonprofits, science, healthcare and education, plus a look back at some of our previous nominees and where they are now.

Published: October 2016
Squad Spirit

Squad Spirit

More than 100,000 people play soccer in Georgia through professional, youth and adult leagues. Now, our first MLS team is poised to make history – and have a major league impact on the state.

Published: August 2016
On the Right Path

On the Right Path

Through a network of trail systems, communities around the state are taking steps to create healthier environments and encourage economic development

Published: August 2016
The Amazing, Tragic, Iconic and Surprising Legacy of the 1996 Olympic Games

The Amazing, Tragic, Iconic and Surprising Legacy of the 1996 Olympic Games

In the summer of 1996, all eyes were on Georgia for the greatest sports event on Earth. Twenty years after hosting the Centennial Olympic Games, how has its legacy changed the state?

Published: July 2016
Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites celebrate 85 years of family-friendly outdoor recreation and a significant economic impact

Published: May 2016
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