Business Industry

The Power to Choose

When Pure Flavor, a Canadian company that grows greenhouse vegetables, went looking for 103 acres to build a new high-tech, $105-million, 75-acre greenhouse complex, Peach County was not on its list. Some 300 other sites were. But the Electric Cities…

Personal Appeal

There’s a lot to be said for doing business the old-fashioned way. You know, negotiating in a convivial manner, making decisions based on mutual trust and sealing the deal with a firm handshake and a smile. That’s the way Georgia’s…

Agri-trailblazers

The growing popularity of locally produced foods and beverages – from fruits and vegetables to craft beers and wines – is attracting more visitors to family-owned farms, restaurants and stores. Agritourism, as it’s known, is the intersection of agriculture and…

Transit Trends

It wasn’t that long ago around Metro Atlanta when the word transit was met with the same disdain and disapproval as any four-letter word uttered by a toddler. How times have changed. In December, Gwinnett County adopted a comprehensive transportation…