The region serves as a hub for the life sciences, and is home to top notch research universities, government facilities like the Centers for Disease Control, and a host of large and small life science and biotech firms. A host of other industries have long called the region home, from advanced manufacturing firms to global logistics and distribution centers. Small businesses and entrepreneurs also thrive in the region, making the most of a business-friendly climate and unparalleled access to markets and resources.
Barrow County, Georgia has several available, strategic industrial sites, especially along the Innovation Corridor, to include two Certified GRAD sites (Georgia Ready For Accelerated Development). These sites are capable of satisfying the needs of: advanced manufacturing, bio-tech/life sciences, information technology/back office, entrepreneurship, and retail/retiree attraction. Barrow County, Georgia is committed to quality growth by maintaining and enhancing a strong industrial base.