Business Resources

Alpharetta takes great pride in its community and creating a business-friendly environment. Whether you're looking for skilled workers or need room to expand, Alpharetta stands ready to help make your company successful.

  • Alpharetta Incentive Programs

The City of Alpharetta has created a variety of business incentives for local business to help them grow and succeed. Whether you’re a downtown Alpharetta business looking to add some signage or a large corporate user looking to build your next office building, Alpharetta stands ready with incentives to assist your next move. See what we have to offer:

  • Georgia Incentive Programs

  • Workforce/Training Assistance

Check out our list of organizations in Georgia that offer workforce training and hiring assistance:

Georgia Department of Labor – Offers assistance and information to employers on recruiting, training and re-training tax credits, incentives and labor market information.

Georgia Quick Start – Provides customized workforce training free-of-charge to qualified businesses in Georgia.

  • Market Research/Site Selection

The City of Alpharetta offers detailed market research and site selection to prospective and existing business in Alpharetta. Many businesses find this information very useful in helping them learn more about the market in Alpharetta as well as gain better perspective on where to locate. Learn more about the type of research we can do for you by downloading our Fact Sheet.

  • Small Business Resources

The backbone of any business community is its small businesses. Whether you are just getting off the ground or looking to take your business to the next level, we have resources available to assist your small business.

Small Business Development Center  – Provides low-cost training and free consulting services including assistance with business plan development, market analysis and marketing strategies, financial analysis, compliance and legal issues and preparation of loan submissions for individuals who want to start their own businesses or expand an existing one.

SCORE North Metro Atlanta – Offers free advice from experts to help grow your business.

  • Business Associations

Interested in getting more connected? The greater Alpharetta area is home to a variety of local and regional business associations that offer membership benefits and networking opportunities. Some of these groups are:

  • Company Visits

We are always ready to assist existing Alpharetta businesses. Company visits are a great opportunity to create and build working relationships with existing businesses. These visits allow you as a company to learn more about the exciting things happening in Alpharetta and resources available to you at the local and state level, as well as identify potential B2B opportunities. It also allows Alpharetta to learn more about your business success and challenges. Some of the topics covered in these visits include:

  • Identifying local and state incentives
  • Site selection
  • New developments in Alpharetta
  • Market research
  • Ribbon cuttings
  • Marketing opportunities, outreach, and recognition
  • B2B introductions