Cherokee Office of Economic Development · Cherokee by Choice.

Key Business Sectors

Our vibrant workforce and pristine landscape, coupled with a business climate that is primed for startups, film production, existing company expansions and new business locations, is why Cherokee County can lay claim to successes such as Georgia’s 2017 Deal of the Year. Be the next big deal and learn about the advantages of Cherokee County in each of the following key business sectors.

  • Advanced Manufacturing

    Powered by a highly-skilled workforce, more than 370 advanced manufacturing companies call Cherokee County home. In addition, this sector is projected to grow by six percent in the county over the next five years. Find out more here. Read More »
  • Commercial Developers

    Commercial developers have discovered that Cherokee County is a dynamic location for new projects including mixed-use developments, Class A office space and retail because of its diversified economy and proximity to downtown Atlanta. Learn more here. Read More »
  • Corporate Operations

    Projected to lead the Atlanta metro area in job growth through 2040, Cherokee County boasts nearly 720 companies that have located or started in the county. Proximity to 80 percent of the U.S. market within a two-hour flight and available talent looking to #ForgettheCommute are two of the many reasons the county is thriving in the corporate operations sector. Read More »
  • Film & Media

    A “Camera Ready”-designated community, Cherokee County has been the site for recent movies such as Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, Hangman and Hidden Figures, as well as the Netflix TV Series, Ozark. Supported by 11,700 workers in the Market Area, Cherokee County is one of the largest counties in Georgia with many wide open spaces that flow seamlessly into dense areas. Read More »
  • Information Technology

    The Technology Association of Georgia identified Cherokee County as one of the five counties in the state that has an Innovation Economy. With access to critical talent and the availability of master planned mixed-use business parks, Cherokee County provides ample cultural, recreational and entertainment amenities as well as programs and spaces for entrepreneurs and startups, as well as established companies in the IT sector. Read More »