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The Metro Atlanta Chamber Announces 2020 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge Cohort

The Metro Atlanta Chamber Announces 2020 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge Cohort

On February 19, the Metro Atlanta Chamber announced the 12 grant recipients joining the 2020 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge (Atlanta MEC) cohort. The Atlanta MEC is a regional grant program designed to challenge small- to medium-sized companies in metro Atlanta to explore international expansion efforts. Each grant recipient receives a reimbursement grant of $5,000 that can be used  […]

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WellStar Health Services Contributes Nearly $9 Million to Expand KSU Nursing Program

WellStar Health Services Contributes Nearly $9 Million to Expand KSU Nursing Program

Partnership Includes $2.5 Million for Student Scholarships and a $6.2 Million Grant for New Faculty and Staff Building on their longstanding relationship, Kennesaw State and WellStar Health Systems are partnering to address Georgia’s nursing shortage. In support of the University’s goal of doubling enrollment in its nursing program, WellStar will provide a $2.5 million gift  […]

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Cobb County Economic Development Team Surveys Cobb Businesses in District 1 during Business Walks Program

Local economic development stakeholders explore business retention and expansion The Cobb County Economic Development Division, SelectCobb, and representatives from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Metro Atlanta Chamber, WorkSource Cobb, KSU’s Small Business Development Center, cities of Acworth and Kennesaw, and Georgia Power participated in the bi-annual Business Walks Program, an initiative dedicated to collecting  […]

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US Elogistics Service Corp. Establishes New Distribution Center in Austell

US Elogistics Service Corp. Establishes New Distribution Center in Austell

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced today that US Elogistics Service Corp., a global logistics solutions company based in New Jersey, will open its first facility in the Southeast, investing $4 million and creating 150 new jobs in Austell. “Georgia has established itself as an e-commerce fulfillment hub for companies from around the  […]

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Novelis and Georgia Institute of Technology Establish Novelis Innovation Hub at Georgia Tech

Novelis and Georgia Institute of Technology Establish Novelis Innovation Hub at Georgia Tech

Company commits $2.5 million to initiate transformational innovation through sponsored research and philanthropic support Novelis Inc., the world leader in aluminum sheet products, technologies and recycling, today announced a new collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) to establish the Novelis Innovation Hub at Georgia Tech. The company commits $2.5 million to initiate  […]

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Cumberland CID Opens One-Mile Extension of the Bob Callan Trail on July 25

Cumberland CID Opens One-Mile Extension of the Bob Callan Trail on July 25

The multi-use Bob Callan Trail will connect millions of square feet of Cumberland commercial space to 840 acres of national parkland Cumberland Community Improvement District (CID), in partnership with the Atlanta Regional Commission, Cobb County and the Georgia Department of Transportation, will open the one-mile extension of the Bob Callan Trail in a ribbon-cutting ceremony  […]

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