Doing Business in Stephens County

 

Welcome to Toccoa-Stephens County! Read our Welcome Letter in 6 different languages.

Since 2010, 8 industries have located or expanded in Stephens County, creating over 400 new jobs and adding more than $60 million in new private investment in the community. These companies have constructed or occupied facilities totaling more than 432,000 square feet on over 100 acres of newly developed or redeveloped land.

Our diverse business sector includes local as well as foreign investment. Four Stephens County companies have foreign ownership, and twenty-two companies have foreign branches and/or do business internationally.

Starting a Business in Stephens County

How can you become an entrepreneur? How can you start your own business? The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce and the Stephens County Development Authority have designed a booklet to simplify the transition into the role of an entrepreneur.  Starting a Business in Stephens County will make establishing your own business easier by giving you “one-stop shopping” for the information you will need.  We are determined to promote economic growth and development.  By giving you the proper tools, we can help build a strong economic foundation.

 

Industrial Highlights Companies in the news:

 

Existing Industries

Top Private Employers

ASI Southeast
Patterson Pump
Nifco KTW
Sage Automotive Interiors
Pruitt Health
Morgan Concrete
Eaton Aerospace
American Woodmark
Taylor Communications
Coats & Clark
CMC of Georgia
Dewtex
Fieldale
Sark Wire

 

Employees

500
500
400
220
200
175
170
130
120
90
90
80
80
50

 

Sector

Plastics
Pumps
Plastic Injection Molding
Automotive Textiles
Healthcare
Concrete
Aerospace
Cabnietry
Communications
Spooling
Custom Metalwork
Geotextiles
Poultry
Copper Wire

ASI Southeast

Top Public Employers

Stephens County Schools
Stephens County Hospital
Wal-Mart
Stephens County
City of Toccoa
Toccoa Falls College
North Georgia Technical College  

Employees

570
400
250
200
160
140
100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nifco KTW

For additional information, we provide the Six C's that Should be in Every Business Plan.

About

The SCDA is responsible for the recruitment of new businesses including industrial, manufacturing, distribution, corporate and regional headquarters and customer service centers. It also provides support and assistance with all other types of economic development projects.

The SCDA also works with existing businesses and industries to ensure their continued success. While recruitment of new industry is a significant function, aiding in existing industry expansion and retention is just as significant. About 80 percent of all new jobs in Georgia come as a result of existing industry expansion.

For Businesses
Incentives
Georgia Work Ready
State Tax Credits
Opportunity Zone Tax Credit
Freeport Tax Exemption
Training and Education
Grants & Other Finance Options
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Contact Us
Phone:
706-886-4242
Address:
31 W. Doyle Street, Toccoa GA 30577
Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
E-mail:
tim@scda.biz
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