Georgia Trend - April 2019

Four for the Future

University of Georgia’s (UGA) Public Service and Outreach (PSO) division is a valuable statewide resource that has assisted many communities in implementing solutions to pressing problems, especially where local expertise and funds aren’t available. “Hundreds of PSO faculty experts are…

Metro Atlanta: A Changing Narrative

There’s strength in numbers. Like 63,000 employees at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Seven cities in South Fulton all working together. Or 50,000 acres of undeveloped land. Take your pick – all provide an illustration of opportunity in South Metro Atlanta.…

From the Publisher: Tourism?

April is our biggest issue, a testament to Georgia’s superlative reputation for doing business as it includes our annual Economic Yearbook. It features a dizzying amount of economic development throughout the state and the challenges and opportunities swirling around these…

Geared for Great Careers

The legacy of former Gov. Nathan Deal has yet to be fully written, but a sizable portion of it will certainly be devoted to his focus on strengthening workforce education through the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). Nowhere was…

EY – Southeast

Logistics is the term that surfaces in almost every discussion of workforce development in southeast Georgia. Finding a way to make money and create jobs from the act of moving goods is an ever-growing factor in the region, home to…

EY – Metro Atlanta

From the ambitious Gulch project in the heart of Atlanta to billion-dollar data center deals in the suburbs, the Metro Atlanta region continues to boom. Unemployment is low, and almost every county can brag about its project pipeline, the number…

Georgia Fare: Canyon grill

Lawton had a vision,” says Canyon Grill Executive Chef and General Manager Kevin Dunlap. “He would have closed the doors rather than dilute it. That’s why we’re celebrating our 23rd year.” Dunlap is describing the unlikely – you might even…