Deal of the Year Winners

Deal of the Year Award Recipients
2018

Small Community: Taurus USA (Development Authoirty of Bainbridge and Decatur County)

Mid-Size Community: Georgia-Pacific (Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission)

Large Community: Hanwha Q CELLS (Dalton-Whitfield County Development Authority)

Regional: Facebook Newton Data Center (Joint Development Authority of Jasper, Morgan, Newton & Walton Counties)

2017

Small Community: Diana Foods (Development Authority of Banks County)

Large Community: Adidas & Oechsler Motion & Site Selection Group (Cherokee Office of Economic Development)

2016

Small Community: Valmiera Glass USA Corp. (Dublin-Laurens County)

Large Community: Sandler Nonwoven Corporation (Houston County)

Regional: Dollar General Corporation Distribution Center (Joint Development Authority of Butts County and Spalding County)

2015

Small Community: Nifco KTW (Stephens County)

Medium Community: Bekaert Corporation (Rome-Floyd County)

Large Community: Mercedes-Benz USA (Fulton County

Regional: Premium Peanut (Douglas-Coffee County)

2014

Small Community: Caesarstone (Bryan County)

Medium Community: Audia International (Walker County)

Large community: Keurig-Green Mountain (Douglas County)

2013

Small Community: Mohawk (Chattooga County)

Large Community: Inalfa Roof Systems (Cherokee County)

Large Community: Pinewood Atlanta Studios (Fayette County)

Regional: Engineered Floors (Murray and Whitfield Counties)

2012 

Small Community: Dinex Emissions: Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority

Medium Community: Lowes Regional Distribution Center: Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce

Large Community: Starbucks: Augusta Economic Development Authority

Regional: Caterpillar: Oconee and Athens-Clarke Counties

Regional: Baxter International: Joint Development Authority of Jasper, Morgan, Newton and Walton Counties

2011

Small Community: Piedmont Green Power: Barnesville-Lamar County Industrial Auhtority

Medium Community: Caterpillar: Griffin Spalding Development Authority

Large Community: Toyo Tires: Cartersville-Bartow Department of Economic Development

2010

Rural: Pilgrim's Pride: Douglas-Coffee County Development Authority

Regional: Turner Furniture: Cairo-Grady County Joint Development Authority

Metro: Mitsubishi Power Systems: Savannah Economic Development Authority

2009

Rural: Chicken of the Sea: Toombs County Development Authority
Regional: NCR Corporate Relocation:

  • Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce
  • Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
  • Fayette County Development Authority

Metro:MGeneral Mills: Development Authority of Walton County

2008

Rural: IDI Industrial Park: Development Authority of Monroe County

Regional: Daehan Solution: Valley Partnership

Metro: Kumho Tire: Macon Economic Development Commissio