Getting Down to Business: Industry Leaders Announce Start of Georgia International Business Park

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Getting Down to Business: Industry Leaders Announce Start of Georgia International Business Park

By Alicia B. Hill
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Leaders from some of the biggest businesses in the country gathered in LaGrange City Hall on Thursday to discuss the creation of what will be the biggest industrial park in the southeast in terms of size, employees and investment in the community.

“There are a hundred manufacturers in Troup County that operate in this park, and we have more Fortune 500 companies operating here than anywhere in the U.S.”

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 11:30am

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Leaders from some of the biggest businesses in the country gathered in LaGrange City Hall on Thursday to discuss the creation of what will be the biggest industrial park in the southeast in terms of size, employees and investment in the community.

The Georgia International Business Park will cover 10,000 acres of Troup County in its first phase and will represent thousands of jobs and $1.5 billion dollars in international investments. Companies already operating in Troup County — including Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Interface and Milliken — plan to play a major role in the new business park.

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