Business Resources

To support the success of businesses and industry, our staff provides direct support to new, existing, and prospective business owners based on individual needs and goals. Available resources and services include assistance with site location, identifying incentives and financing options, and facilitating expansion projects. The Division also connects companies with partner agencies offering specialized services, which are often provided for free or at a low cost, including business start-up and workforce assistance.
  1. Startup & Planning Resources

    Whether you are starting a new or growing a small business in Marietta, the Economic Development Division is here to support the success of your company. Follow links below to locate business resources and learn about local incentive programs that may reduce the cost of starting or growing a business in Marietta.

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  2. Expanding Your Business

    Growing business often require outside resources and assistance to expand and sustain or continue to grow. This may result from a growing need for additional office or warehouse space, equipment, capital improvements and hiring and training new employees. Our listings of available space and access to inventory database and knowledge of workforce, tax credit and financing programs may reduce the challenges and cost associated with business expansion.

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  3. Workforce Development

    The following recruitment and assistance initiatives and programs are designed to support the needs of new and existing employers in Marietta: CobbWorks' Business Services, Georgia Department of Labor, On-the-Job Training, and more.

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  4. Additional Resources

    In addition to resources designed to assist with business planning, start up and expansion, local business organizations, additional financing mechanisms and export information have proven to help many businesses meet goals. Additional resources to explore for business startup and expansion include local network organizations, loan programs, and export assistance.

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