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During the past 12 months, the Atlanta Braves have been fortunate to work closely with many individuals from Cobb County who recognized and valued the long-term economic impact and benefits our organization will bring to the community, for decades. The Cobb Chamber’s leadership was at the center of many of these initiatives. They clearly recognized the game-changing environment our new ballpark and mixed-use development will have on the Cobb economy for generations to come. We appreciate their vision and commitment to help us create this unique destination in Cobb County, our new home.

Mike Plant

President of Development, Atlanta Braves

The Cobb Economic development team has been a valuable partner in assisting The Home Depot to successfully expand our local corporate presence. Cobb County provides a strong workforce as well as a very attractive place to live for our employees.

Mike LaFerle

Vice President, Real Estate, The Home Depot

Winners make commitments, Losers make excuses. Throughout our process of creating a world class ball park, this is what we have gleamed from our continued work with Cobb County.

John Schuerholz

Vice Chairman, Atlanta Braves

As we established our high-tech center in spring 2012, the Chamber and leadership were both welcoming in their endeavors to ensure a successful start-up in the community. The group assisted in our relocation efforts and incentives. In our first 2 years operating in Cobb County, the Chamber has been a unique source of local business knowledge, networking opportunities and highly supportive in our recruitment drives to fill high-tech roles. The EDGE initiative and the International commerce group have brought a focus and an opportunity to expand the Cobb offering for current & future companies with an overseas interest.

Graeme Marshall, PhD

Director, Global R&T Center, Novelis

RaceTrac is a proud and long-time member of Cobb County and the Cobb Chamber. I have been thoroughly impressed with the their commitment and efforts in helping business of all sizes succeed, with the ultimate goal to better our community. RaceTrac is proud to continue our investment into Cobb County, providing hundreds of quality jobs throughout the Atlanta region.

Brian Thornton

Vice President of Real Estate & Engineering, RaceTrac

The Cobb Chamber and EDGE Economic Development Team has been instrumental in helping us move our Store Support Center office to the Galleria complex this past summer. We now have all three of our corporate offices in Cobb County creating greater team collaboration and efficiency. The Cobb Chamber, one of the most successful Chambers in the nation, offers great support in welcoming corporate partners to the area.

Robert W. Kamerschen

Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate Secretary, Aaron’s, Inc.

We are a family start-up that began here in Cobb County.  Here, you have a local team that you can utilize for resources in site location, incentives and start-up resources.  Due to those resources our family start-up grew into a national brand.  We started with 5,000 units and we’ve sold over 10 million worldwide.  We were in only 18 storefronts in our first year, now we are in over 20,000.  We are a small publishing house in Georgia – and we have been able to conquer the bestsellers list four times.  With that type of growth you need real infrastructure, both domestically and throughout the world; that is what we have been able to gleam from Cobb County, an opportunity for our business and our employees to flourish.

Christa Pitts

Founder & Co-CEO, CCA and B, LLC / Elf on the Shelf®


Less than 20 miles from the world’s most connected airport and just minutes from Atlanta, the hub of the Southeast and one of the most exciting cities in the world, Cobb is ideally located. With plenty of prime sites to choose from, you’ll easily find the right one for your business.