Located less than an hour from the world's busiest airport in Atlanta conveniently located off Interstate 85 in 185, our city is a regional hub for advance manufacturing with a great job base. Our city is home to a wide variety of manufacturing and service business with abdundant infrastructure of water, sewer, natural gas and electricity to support growth expansion needs.
Our medical facilities are first rate with the hospital consistently ranked one of the best in Georgia we have all the modern conveniences in the 21st century but we have managed to retain our small town charm. That is something we hope to always preserve strolling through our beautiful downtown, complete with parks and fountains. You will find busy streets with great restaurants and locally owned businesses but only a few minutes from downtown you can be fishing for bass in West Point Lake, enjoying a broadway caliber musical at LaGrange College, listening to a concert by our acclaimed Symphony Orchestra, are watching your child's ballgame at one of our first class recreation facilities.
We have great schools. Both public and private. Diverse housing options and numerous churches and civic groups. Whatever your interests and those in your family I bet you'll find a place to plug in here. And perhaps most of all we want you to join us here.
Our economic development professionals provide an array of in-depth services for local, domestic, and international businesses seeking assistance with location or expansion. We provide these services to our clients free of charge and on a confidential basis.
Working closely with area landowners, developers, and brokers, we maintain a database of available manufacturing, warehouse and office buildings, industrial and office parks, and freestanding sites as well as public properties to help you with your site selection process.
Our research staff provides exonomic information on LaGrange, Troup County, and West Georgia concerning topics such as demographics, utilities, taxes, education, labor availability, labor costs and support services. We can also obtain customized research based on your company's specific needs.
Many business people find it helpful to talk to representatives of local companies in a similar industry during the site selection process. We can arrange such meetings to help you determine the compatibility of your businesses within the marketplace. We can also arrange meetings with local, state, and federal agencies to discuss permitting, zoning, utilities, and other important issues.
We act as a liason between new and expanding businesses and local education and training providers. We also work with the Workforce Development Board to develop customized employee training and employment programs. Additionally, we can assist you with obtaining workforce related state grants for training.
Let us introduce you to LaGrange and highlight the area's business sites and facilities, housing, schools, cultural programs, and quality of life. We also offer individualized programs for assistance in locating key employees to the area.
Working with state and local agencies, we can provide information on funding sources and grants. We will also arrange meetings with the local financial institutions to discuss financing options.
Great tour with City Manager Meg Kelsey and members of the City Council of LaGrange on the progress being made on the $170 million Great Wolf Lodge project
68,468 POPULATION (2014)
35,806 LABOR FORCE
24 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESSES