Economic Development Around the State
International Investment: Irish tech support and customer experience provider Voxpro, which counts Google, Airbnb and Nest as clients, is building a new Center of Excellence in Athens-Clarke County. The $4-million facility will employ more than 500.
Troup Fun: Great Wolf Resorts Inc. is opening a resort in LaGrange. The $150-million Great Wolf Lodge will feature 500,000 square feet of entertainment offerings, including a 93,000-square-foot water park, along with 456 guest suites.
Relocation: mLevel Inc. is moving its headquarters from Chicago to Cobb County. The global company, which offers micro-learning platforms to improve how employees, students and other groups learn, will add 15 to 20 new jobs.
NW Ga. Jobs: Top Gun Powder Coating & Architectural Coating is expanding at its existing Jasper location and opening a new facility in Adairsville to meet demand, creating a total of 70 new jobs.
Rome Support: Lombard, Ill.-based public transportation company Transdev opened a customer support center in Floyd County, adding 160 jobs. The center will support the company’s fleet of more than 3,000 taxicabs in 14 U.S. cities.
Fayette Development: A new 234-acre master-planned development has been unveiled adjacent to Pinewood Atlanta Studios. Pinewood Forrest will include more than 1,200 residences, 300 hotel rooms and 270,000-square-feet of office, retail and restaurant space.
Atl Expansion: Health IT company Azalea Health is expanding in Atlanta, adding 200 jobs over the next few years.