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Columbus Foundry Finding New Life as Chassix

February 3, 2014

The 350,000-square-foot foundry has grown to 590 employees and has hitched its wagon to Tom Gores, billionaire …

BCBSGA to Build New Office in Columbus

January 27, 2014

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa), the state’s largest health solutions company, today announced it …

Columbus, Georgia Named one of Top 100 Best Places to Live

October 16, 2013

Columbus has been named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live by Livability.com, a national website that ranks …

Workforce. Property. And a pro-business approach.

Workforce

  • Columbus, GA MSA unemployment rate for February 2014 is 7.8%
  • State-sponsored training programs
  • Military and Department of Defense spouses available for employment
  • Soldiers ending their military service at Fort Benning are seeking civilian jobs
  • Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development sites
  • Foreign Trade Zone #26
  • Available buildings
  • Convenient access to international airport and transportation network

Pro-business approach

  • Streamlined regulatory procedures
  • One-stop fast-track permitting process
  • Customized incentives to meet business needs
  • Successful public/private partnerships
  • Over $3 billion new capital investment and 20,000 new jobs in the last 10 years