Clayton County, representing seven municipalities and their surrounding regions, has launched AdvanceClayton.com, a powerful microsite portal designed with the industry's most innovative GIS software to make the process of finding the right business location in the region a breeze.AdvanceClayton.com is an intuitive GIS-based resource developed by industry leaders, GIS Planning, that combines robust location, demographic, business, and economic data to serve as a primary resource for business recruitment, expansion, and retention. Along with six standalone data tools, it also features the award-winning ZoomProspector location analysis software.
AdvanceClayton.com is an intuitive GIS-based resource developed by industry leaders, GIS Planning, that combines robust location, demographic, business, and economic data to serve as a primary resource for business recruitment, expansion, and retention. Along with six standalone data tools, it also features the award-winning ZoomProspector location analysis software.
Tools like this help us ensure that all opportunities across the region can be found and explored by both new businesses seeking a site location south of metro Atlanta near the airport, or for existing industry looking for growth space,” said Erica Rocker, Economic Development Officer, Clayton County Board of Commissioners.
“This is something we have never had before, and it speeds the process of responding to client inquiries in an accurate and comprehensive way tremendously.”
AdvanceClayton.com is not just a searchable properties database - it's also an intuitive, robust location analysis tool. Clayton County, along with local communities, property owners and listing agents can also utilize this user-friendly building and sites database to promote available properties in the region while featuring unique assets and local GIS information, such as Opportunity Zones, broadband, transportation or education data such as universities and technical schools.
AdvanceClayton.com couples these listings and layers with additional proprietary data sources like Applied Geographic Solutions, National Center for Educational Statistics, Emsi, and DataAxle (formerly InfoGroup USA). Some key unique features include:
DEMOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS: Visitors can research labor force, population, educational levels and even employee types by distance or radius from a selected property, or even a pin on the map and export the information in ready-to-go reports.
BUSINESS REPORTS: The business database is an excellent way to identify and visualize industry clusters and potential customers, competitors and suppliers. An excellent resource as well for retail site locations!
COMMUNITY PROFILES: Community-specific data sets can be seen for all jurisdictions within the metro area and provides information on transportation resources, consumer spending and identifies quality of life amenities like housing costs.
- WORKFORCE DATA: Research, map and analyze talent pool data, occupation and labor force data.
"Being able to offer entrepreneurs and established business owners key information regarding available properties in Clayton County is absolutely critical for the economic growth of our county and the southern crescent region," explains Detrick Stanford, Chief Operating Officer, Clayton County Board of Commissioners.
"This resource allows both existing businesses and entrepreneurs to make fully informed decisions quickly, so they can respond to opportunities. This tool is both user-friendly and comprehensive when it comes to site selection data."
ABOUT CLAYTON COUNTY (GA)
The Clayton County Office of Economic Development is housed under the Clayton County Board of Commissioners. Our mission is to attract and retain businesses and industry in our lead sectors of Aviation, Logistics, Food Manufacturing & Distribution, Transportation, Film & TV Studio. Our unprecedented access to 4 major interstates via 11 exits offers a two-day truck drive to 80% of the US population and a direct flight to 80 % of destinations in the world.
- Since 2000, The Development Authority of Clayton County has issued just under $1 Billion in bond Financing projects in Clayton County. (The exact number is $908.5m).
- Clayton County is a place where things are Moved and Made.
- 60% of our population is of working age (20-65)
- We are 53% Female, the Highest in the Metro Atlanta Area!
- The average age of Clayton citizens is 32 years old. (Building a career, starting a family)
- Projected Population by 2040: 327,552 – We are GROWING
To learn more about business expansion or relocation opportunities in the Clayton County area, please contact:
Economic Development Officer
O: 770-477-4430 C: 678-858-5276