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PROGRESS
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Successes in 2017

New & Retained Jobs

1,245 NEW JOBS

New Investment

$197.9 Million

NEW & EXISTING COMPANY EXPANSIONS

Elf on the Shelf HQ (Cumberland / Riverwood), Glock North America HQ (Smyrna), Empire Distributors (South Cobb), CareSource (Cumberland / Galleria), Tyler Perry Studios (Town Center), Revenue Analytics (Cumberland / Galleria), Eat Fit – Go Healthy Foods (Kennesaw), Floor & Décor (Smyrna).

SMALL BIZ & INNOVATION

Collaboration in marketing & programming with Cobb’s first business incubator, IgniteHQ in partnership with Kennesaw State University.

REDEVELOPMENT

Completion of Atlanta United FC HQ & Training Ground on Franklin Gateway in Marietta

Core 5 groundbreaking on two (2) new industrial buildings in South Cobb, totaling more than $80 million in new investments and over 1 million square feet

The relocation of 400+ jobs at the new Empire Distribution facility in South Cobb

The expansion of Home Depot’s Technology Campus in Marietta

RECRUITING

TOP

TALENT

26% increase in Cobb’s millennial population

Increased participation in the Cobb Workforce Partnership

Built strategic partnership with Smith & Howard for industry focused programs

Strategic young talent marketing campaign