Kubota Manufacturing of America Loader Manufacturing Facility Groundbreaking

Economic Development

Growing in Georgia – Success

The Gainesville-Hall County Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is among the top 50 fastest growing metros in the U.S. Total population is over 217,000 with a daytime population in Gainesville, the county seat, exceeding 150,000 people.

Business and industry make long-term investments in Gainesville-Hall County because of its stability, skilled workforce, visionary leadership and quality of life.  We are home to more than 330 manufacturing and processing concerns and 60 locations of international companies representing 21 countries. Since 2015, 155 new and expanded businesses have announced 8,800 jobs and $2.7 billion in capital investment. 

Manufacturing remains strong and many allied industries such as automotive suppliers, plastics, consumer goods, food processing and life sciences locate in Gainesville-Hall County to develop, manufacture and distribute products around the world.


Live, Work, Play…All in a Day

Gainesville-Hall County is a business hub that leads the region in redevelopment, healthcare, education, industry, retail, recreation and the arts. Providing existing industry support and recruiting technology businesses and industries is a major focal point of HALLmark 2020-2025, a five year economic development plan.

Technology and education equals progress, so workforce development is a high priority to support existing businesses as they expand next-generation technology applications. Also, workforce development encourages growth in complementary businesses of life science companies, telecommunications, technology manufacturers, software developers, and tech support industries.

For economic development information, contact Tim Evans: email or call (770) 532-6206.