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Economic Development

Economic Development

Our History in Economic Development

As the oldest corporation in Georgia, Atlanta Gas Light must be doing something right. We have undertaken a variety of initiatives to improve and expand infrastructure in underserved Georgia communities. We offer a full-service economic development program for companies seeking to relocate, build or expand in Georgia.

Economic Development Expertise

Our experts provide leadership, knowledge and resources in helping customers choose development sites or plan expansions of their businesses. Our service leads to the creation of jobs and the economic growth of Georgia communities. We can help you get started. Contact Marisa Simpson at 404.584.3710.

Economic Development Resources in Georgia

By partnering with the Georgia Department of Economic Development and other agencies, Southern Company Gas and Atlanta Gas Light help Georgia communities grow and thrive. These organizations offer the resources you need whether you expanding your company or are moving your business to Georgia. 


Georgia Chamber of Commerce: The “unified voice” of Georgia’s business community, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce is the state's largest business advocacy organization.

Georgia Department of Community Affairs: DCA manages Georgia’s tax credit incentives programs.

Georgia Department of Economic Development: The state economic development agency provides complete location and expansion services.

Georgia Facts: This public-private Web resource for economic development includes county-by-county building and site information.

Georgia Quick Start: Through Quick State, the state provides workforce development and training program for new and expanding companies.

Georgia State Board of Worker's Compensation: This state agency oversees Georgia’s Worker’s Compensation System.

Georgia Student Finance Commission: The commission administers the HOPE Scholarship, Georgia’s unique scholarship program for high school graduates, and other sources of financial aid.

Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute: The Enterprise Innovation Institute helps companies improve their competitiveness through the application of science, technology and innovation.

One Georgia Authority: One Georgia provides assistance to rural communities to attract new and assist expanding companies.

Technical College System of Georgia: TCSG oversees the state’s network of 25 technical colleges and offers training programs for businesses that help them maintain and grow the skilled workforces needed to stay competitive in today’s economy.

University System of Georgia’s Intellectual Capital Partnership Program: ICAPP connects the intellectual resources of Georgia's 35 public college and universities to the state's business community in innovative ways.