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Fulton County, Georgia is home
to thousands of businesses,
from more than a dozen Fortune 500 headquarters
to small entrepreneurial businesses of every type.


of adults have a bachelor’s degree or higher


on deposit at bank branches in the county


the amount of revenue collected through sales tax


manufacturing firms located in Fulton County

It's the mission of the Development Authority of Fulton County (DAFC)

to stimulate quality economic development, expand and diversify the tax base, provide quality jobs, retain existing businesses and sustain quality of life for residents throughout Fulton County.

Whether you are new to Fulton County or you're an existing business, the DAFC delivers innovative services connecting your organization's qualified projects with taxable and tax-exempt bond financing and a diversity of targeted economic development services.

Top Industries/No. of Firms in Fulton County

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 11,681
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,261
Accommodation and Food Services 4,096
Retail Trade 3,899
Other Services 3,821
Real Estate and Rental/Leasing 3,531
Administrative, Support,
Waste Management, and Remediation 3,477
Finance & Insurance 3,415
Wholesale Trade 2,704
Construction 2,198
Information 1,777
Manufacturing 1,346


of Fulton County adults have completed high school


Fulton County's population is projected to grow by more than 400,000 people by 2050

Fulton County, the largest county in Georgia, has a young, diverse, highly educated and skilled talent pool ready to work with you.

And the location of Fulton County just can’t be beat for global commerce. Our region has direct access to one of the busiest airports in the world, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, as well as three major interstate highways and major rail connections that put the county within four hours of the Port of Savannah by truck or by rail.

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Industrial Boom Not Always a Given for Properties Along Fulton Industrial Boulevard

The rapid growth of e-commerce sales during the coronavirus pandemic has been a huge catalyst in the industrial boom happening across metro Atlanta. And while our region has ranked at the top nationally for opportunities to develop industrial real estate projects, incentives are still needed to help Fulton County better compete with neighboring counties like Douglas and Cobb, as well as other areas around Georgia. The Development Authority of Fulton County (DAFC) has played a vital role in bringing major investment to the County by supporting industrial real estate projects which typically seek to develop in the southern end of Fulton.

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Fulton county's Fortune 500

DAFC Records Custodian:

The DAFC has designated a records custodian. Please reach out to Doris Coleman (openrecordsrequest@dafc.us) regarding any open records requests.

Public Comment:

For information on how to submit a public comment to DAFC, please click here.