Georgia Economic Developers Association drafts former Augusta chamber executive

...new president who's been in their shoes in attempting to woo employers to Savannah and Augusta.The Georgia Economic Developers Association announced it selected Kevin Shea to serve as president and CEO after an extensive search."We are...

Starbucks moving closer to domestic production of VIA in south Augusta

...Corporate Park facility.Landing the $172 million Starbucks plant was the Deal of the Year in 2012. The Georgia Economic Developers Association lauded the Augusta Economic Development Authority for the project.Company spokeswoman Laurel Harper...

Economic developers to woo defense contractors

The Augusta Economic Development Authority hopes to use the Army Cyber Command as a magnet to contractors.

Businessman Julian Osbon dies

...exporters, the Georgia Small Businessman of the Year in 1995 and the Spirit of Georgia award from the Georgia Economic Developers Association in 1997.He is past president of Augusta Tomorrow and past chair for the CSRA Community Foundation...

Labor commissioner to address Augusta employers

...Labor; J. Edward Enoch Jr., an Augusta lawyer who specializes in business law; and Don Betts, a certified economic developer from Georgia Tech.The all-day conference, held by the Georgia Department of Labor and the State Employer Committee...

Movie studio promises jobs in Georgia county

...ty, about 20 miles west of Savannah, have embraced their chance to become a part of the movie business. Local economic developers reached a deal to lease Medient the $10 million property for 20 years, with no rent due during the first two years...

Across the region

...director of South Carolina's environmental agency said Thursday.Catherine Templeton told the South Carolina Economic Developers' Association that she is creating a group of employees dedicated to assisting businesses through the permitting...

City's rankings might matter little to companies

...traceable origin of their rating systems, some question whether these lists carry any weight.According to state economic developers and business executives, market research studies by Forbes, Business Week and the Brookings Institute have little...

Fort Gordon would get 250 jobs in Army reorganization

...used to determine the "military value of units and installations."During the session, elected officials, economic developers, public educators, hospital administrators, business leaders and infrastructure providers from Richmond, Columbia...

Work continues on area's biggest economic-development projects

...basis," Ingram said. "In our conversation with them, they are very satisfied."In September, the Georgia Economic Developers Associa tion named the project the Deal of the Year in the large community division.Closer to the airport, the...