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Greetings, From Clayton County!
Welcome to the Clayton County Office of Economic Development. We are the leading office for Business Attraction, Expansion, Retention, Project Management, Site Selector Engagement, Prospect Interest and Small Business inquiries for Clayton County, GA.
As a result of these efforts, Clayton County enjoys a diverse mix of business and industry that creates jobs and enriches the quality of life for the local economy. Clayton County is a place where products are ‘Moved and Made’. The unprecedented access to over 11 exits on 4 major Interstates, and 2 State Highways make Logistics and Distribution companies choose Clayton County as their top choice for business location.
We are a Tier 1 Tax Credit County and offer the highest job tax credit in the 10-county metro Atlanta region. International trade abounds in Clayton County and we welcome more Foreign Direct Investment. Japan, Netherlands, and France represent a few of the countries that have a corporate presence in Clayton County.
From 2500 Flights a day out of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, to Advanced Food Processing, Aviation Companies creating inflight meals, Fragrant flavors of freshly made Cider, A Visit to the National Archives, A concert at Spivey Hall, Film & Music productions, Class at Clayton State University, to Hiking and Walking our green trails – it is all found here in Georgia’s 5th largest county. We are 144 square miles of Cargo, Industry, Agriculture, Parks, Lakes, Residential areas and 7 unique cities within our borders.
Contact the Office of Economic Development for a discussion of why Clayton County should be home for your Big Business or Entrepreneurial Dream. Let us find the right fit for your business to Land and watch your Opportunities take off.
Economic Development Officer
Clayton County Board of Commissioners
2270 Mt. Zion Rd.
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Clayton County, representing seven municipalities and their surrounding regions, has launched a powerful microsite portal designed with the industry’s most innovative GIS software to make the process of finding the right business location in the region a breeze:
Economic Development Microsite Portal
Invest Clayton Website
Economic Development News
Award winner honored on September 20th during the 2022 IEDC Annual Conference in Oklahoma City, OK.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the largest nonprofit professional association for professional economic developers in the world, has selected the recipients of its 2022 Excellence Awards. Recognized each year during the IEDC Annual Conference, the awards honor organizations for exemplary economic development marketing campaigns, projects, and programs. 25 award categories honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, & rural communities.