International Investment

Georgia is a the No. 1 state in the nation to do business.

The Georgia Department of Economic Development works closely with international firms looking to establish or expand business operations in the United States. We have representatives in 12 strategic global markets in:

China, Japan and Korea ▶
Israel ▶
Munich & United Kingdom ▶
The Americas ▶

All are eager to introduce you to the State of Georgia and to provide you with an exciting opportunity to bring your business to a region where it can grow and thrive.

GEORGIA’S INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT (II) TEAM
In Georgia’s Atlanta office we have an experienced II team which helps international companies to establish, relocate or expand business operations in Georgia. The Georgia II team can do business in more than a dozen languages and has extensive experience living and working abroad. Project managers are familiar with the cultural nuances of doing business in many countries and regions.

The II team assists the executives of foreign-based businesses with an interest in locating in the U.S. by coordinating a variety of services that include:

  • Customized site searches for available buildings or sites
  • Information on operating costs, taxes, potential suppliers, industry sectors, etc.
  • Information on Georgia business and financial incentives
  • Access to programs for work force recruiting and training

As an additional service to the state’s international business community, Georgia offers a searchable database of international businesses located in the state. Search for international businesses in Georgia ▶


INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES IN GEORGIA
Some of the major international businesses that have recently located in Georgia include:

Georgia recognizes that foreign direct investments typically create more jobs per project and have a high dollar amount. Georgia has a dedicated International Investment team that works to assist these companies in their location efforts, and we are proud to report the following results:

Year

II Projects Jobs Capital Investment

2017

86

6,338

$1.6 billion

2016

82

4,081

$1.3 billion

2015

79

7,897

$1.8 billion

2014

77

5,813

$1.7 billion

2013

91

5,759

$1.4 million

2012

126

7,770

$1.8 billion

Nico Wijnberg

Director

404.962.4834

More About Georgia Benefits

Georgia’s industry-specific Project Analysts are available to help you with a wide range of business needs:

  • Site and building services
  • Location data
  • Community contacts and facilitation
  • Cost environment analysis
  • Coordination with state agencies

International Representatives Brochure

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