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Georgia's 2nd Quarter 2022 Growth

Check out our second quarter announcements and expansions!

"We are excited to partner with the State of Georgia to achieve our shared goal of electrified mobility and sustainability in the U.S.”"

Euisun Chung, Hyundai Motor Group Executive Chair

Together with our state and local partners, our Community and Economic Development team helped create and retain over 24,700 jobs in Georgia in the second quarter of the year and $12.1 billion in capital investment, making it the best individual quarter on record! The automotive industry’s shift to electric vehicles is rippling through Georgia’s economy driving new investments in infrastructure, technology, and R&D across industry sectors. Electric Transportation brought the largest job creation and investment to date with Hyundai Motor Group and Rivian’s recent announcements, the largest economic development projects in Georgia history. Below is a list of companies who located or expanded in Georgia this quarter.

Companies Creating 100+ Jobs in Georgia

Hyundai – 8,100 jobs – Ellabell

Rivian – 7,500 jobs – Social Circle

Blackhall Studios – 2,400 jobs – Atlanta

Walmart – 2,160 jobs – Atlanta

Jack Links – 800 jobs – Perry

Intel – 500 jobs – Atlanta

Qcells – 470 jobs – Dalton

Procter & Gamble (P&G) – 350 jobs – Jackson

Boston Scientific – 340 jobs – Johns Creek

Okabashi – 340 jobs – Buford

Lowe's – 275 jobs – Rincon

Norma Precision Ammunition – 272 jobs – Garden City

Cash (Square) – 250 jobs – Atlanta

Ecopol – 130 jobs – Griffin

Saint-Gobain North America – 100 jobs – Dublin


Click For C&ED Quarterly Newsletter, July 2022

"We are excited to partner with the State of Georgia and Houston County on this state of the art facility. We are grateful for the opportunity to invest in Perry for the long term and are committed to becoming a strong community advocate."

Troy Link, CEO of Jack Link’s

Highlighting what the company was looking for in a new community: “Our goal was to identify a suitable property with nearby interstate and international airport access, a favorable utility environment, a talented regional labor force, and an economic development team that would be supportive of this strategic project now and in the future."

Mauro Carbone, CEO of Ecopol