Economic Development


Augusta serves as the center of a growing metropolitan region of 520,700 populations in east central Georgia and west central South Carolina (Source: Woods & Poole Economics, Inc.).

Augusta strives to support economic development by seeking new industry and trade, facilitating expansion and retention of existing businesses, and making special efforts in distressed business districts.

Augusta Housing & Community Department

For information, please view Augusta Housing and Community Department.

Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce

The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce's mission is promotion of the location, development, and expansion of new and existing businesses. The Chamber performs a variety of services related to economic development in addition to these promotional activities. For more information, please visit the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce website.

Augusta-Richmond County Planning Commission

For information, please view Augusta-Richmond County Planning Commission.

Augusta Tomorrow, Inc.

For information, please view Augusta Tomorrow, Inc.

Augusta Economic Development Authority

For information, please view Augusta Economic Development Authority.

Downtown Development Authority of Augusta

For information, please view Downtown Development Authority of Augusta.

Tax Allocation Districts, Enterprise Zones and Opportunity Zones

Click here for information regarding economic development incentives offered through our Tax Allocation District, Opportunity Zones, and Enterprise Zones.