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I Love My Job!
If you have to work and who doesn't? working for a great employer can make all the difference. Five companies with Gwinnett roots have been named "Best Places to Work." The five made Georgia Trends annual Best Places to Work in Georgia list. Getting the nod were BrandBank, based... Read more
Suwanee Town Center is Growing
Suwanee's already bustling Town Center is expanding, bringing more retail, dining and living options to residents. Shop, eat, live... plus parking! The City of Suwanee Downtown Development Authority, with developer Terwilliger Pappas and Carlyle Realty Partners, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony last month for Solis Town Center, a 240-unit mixed-use... Read more
The State of Economic Development in Georgia
Thursday, August 03, 2017 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM EST Infinite Energy Forum 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway Duluth, GA 30097 In 2016 Georgia was named the #1 State to do business for the fourth year in a row bySite Selection Magazine.Georgia's stable economy, strong infrastructure and skilled workforce make it... Read more
Business Events: July & August, 2017
July 18, 2017 Monthly Meeting Dacula Business Association July 20, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Business After Hours Presented by Country Financial- July 2017 Hosted By Stars and Strikes Dacula Stars and Strikes Family Entertainment Center 1700 Winder Highway Dacula, GA 30019 July 20, 2017 11:45 AM -... Read more
City Approves 'Unique' Senior Housing Development
A D4.73-acre senior housing development on Highway 78 has been approved by Mayor and Council. The project by Ridgecliff LLC, calls for a mixed-use senior citizen development including retail and restaurant space, medical buildings, 225 Independent Living units, 55 Assisted Living units, 24 memory Care units and 85 single-family... Read more
Selling Gwinnett
For decades now, Gwinnett County has been among the fastest growing counties in the state and even the nation. The dramatic growth that began in the 1970s has been sustained at enviable levels, fueled by an outstanding educational system, affordable housing and cost of living, and an impressive list... Read more
Business is Bubbling Up
Denise Zannu began making soaps in her kitchen years ago to give to friends and families as gifts. These days her company, Black Mermaid's Bath and Body, manufactures all-natural soaps and other products that are used in upscale hotels and spas and sold in a variety of shops. The... Read more
Helping Businesses Grow
People start companies for all sorts of reasons, but for Peter Hildebrandt, one reason is that "business is fun." Hildebrandt calls himself a serial entrepreneur because he has started a wide variety of companies: A highly localized weather forecasting firm that wind surfers in Portland, Oregon, loved. A software... Read more
Peachtree Corners Town Center Ground Breaking Ceremony
Peachtree Corners is celebrating the ground breaking of its new town center and a few raindrops couldn't dampen their enthusiasm! The 21-acre mixed used development is expected to open in the fall of 2018 and will be the heart of the city. On the eve of celebrating its 5th... Read more
Local Students Excel in Gwinnett Chamber Shark Tank
Two area students nearly took home the top prize in the Gwinnett Chamber Shark Tank Tuesday. Emma Hearn and Morgan Hongkham, both of Brookwood High School, placed second and third respectively in the countywide competition that rewards students for their entrepreneurial prowess. Hearn pitched her photography business, These Moments... Read more