Your economic development champions

The City of Norcross' Department of Economic Development establishes programs and policies that aid in the retention, expansion, and recruitment of businesses and creation of jobs. Our goal is to create an environment where businesses can grow and prosper. This, in turn, helps to establish a stable tax base for the city, enhance wealth, and to improve the overall quality of life for Norcross' diverse residents.

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STUFF WE LOVE TO DO

Our areas of expertise

RETENTION & EXPANSION

Our Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) program allows us to connect with existing businesses to learn and respond to needs. Our goal is to help businesses to overcome obstacles in order to grow and remain invested in the Norcross community.

RECRUITMENT

As the sales and marketing arm for the City of Norcross, we help to position the city to attract new jobs,  revenue, and residents.

REDEVELOPMENT

We work closely with the Norcross Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to implement redevelopment strategies for existing properties and to issue local incentives.

POLICY

In order to create a business-friendly environment, we study issues, make recommendations, and work with policymakers to adopt policies that are conducive to helping our business community to grow and prosper.

SPECIAL INITIATIVES

To demonstrate our commitment to economic development and increasing the quality of life for Norcross residents, we engage in short- and long-term special projects and programs.

Mayor Newton

MESSAGE FROM MAYOR CRAIG NEWTON

As the newly elected mayor, I would like to personally thank you for operating your business in the city of Norcross. Your contributions to our local economy are invaluable. It is because of businesses like yours that allows us to continue to compete in the local, regional, and global marketplace and strengthen our wonderful city.

From the small, neighborhood shops to large, internationally-headquartered companies, every business is important in Norcross. It is incumbent on me as mayor to promote economic growth and to help to create an environment that will allow your business to thrive. We have many exciting opportunities on the horizon and I would like to make sure that your business is engaged with our local government so that your voice will be heard.

Our Department of Economic Development is one of the many ways in which we are ensuring that our business community is growing and prosperous. It is through the services of this department that allows my office to understand the needs, trends, challenges, and successes of our business community.

Your investment is important to Norcross and we will do all that we can to help your business to succeed. Please contact our economic development staff whenever you see the opportunities for us to be of assistance in acquiring the resources and support needed to compete and grow.

Again, thank you for your commitment to the city of Norcross, and I look forward to working with you.
Sincerely,

Mayor Craig Newton
City of Norcross

MEET OUR TEAM

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Chris Moder

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Contact: 678.421.2023

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Tara Smith

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Contact: 678.421.2022

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