Community & Economic Development

For more than 30 years, Georgia EMC’s Community & Economic Development team has assisted member EMCs with improving the economic vitality of the communities they serve. Representing the EMCs on a statewide level, our services include:

Economic Development & ga-sites.com

We offer a one-stop shop for free, confidential site selection assistance to corporate site seekers considering Georgia for new or expanding facilities. Please visit our Web site at www.ga-sites.com. There you’ll find interactive, searchable databases of available industrial buildings and sites across Georgia as well as demographics and data on doing business in Georgia.

Community Development

Whether you are a new volunteer or veteran elected official, we provide local leaders with the tools to bring prosperity to their communities. Contact our Community Development Consultants for details about these services:

  • Facilitation services for local strategic planning
  • Leadership development
  • Team building
  • Community marketing and presentation training
  • Presentations and orientation programs on the economic development process

Retail/Commercial Development

To facilitate the decision-making process for retailers, real estate brokers/developers and other commercial operations, we also provide:

  • Demographic reports
  • Market data
  • One point of contact for the entire state of Georgia

We also assist communities in developing products to promote retail attraction in their areas.

Technical Services

We assist communities in identifying, analyzing, and marketing their industrial sites and buildings to corporate site seekers and consultants. In addition to our interactive databases at www.ga-sites.com, we also offer:

  • Site planning analysis
  • Geographic Information System mapping services
  • Aerial photography

Contact our Community & Economic Development staff for assistance.