Start a Business Here

Starting a business in Habersham County is very easy, and there are several means of assistance that can help in any enterprise.

Startup Business Assistance

Answers to the most common questions can be found in our "How To Start A Business In Habersham County" guidebook.  This book covers topics such as Marketing, Legal Structures, Taxes, Finances, and a number of other important topics.  People wishing to start a small business will find this book an immense help.

Existing Business Assistance

The Business Resource Center is a wonderful asset that can help start-ups or existing businesses.  The Business Resource Center is a partnership between the Chamber of Commerce, Piedmont College, and North Georgia Tech that puts the power of higher education to work for business ventures.  The win-win partnership gives students opportunities for real-world business experience while providing free assistance for businesses and industries.

In addition to educational efforts, the Habersham County Development Authority works closely with the Georgia Department of Economic Development to assist companies in efforts such as international trade, workforce training, and other state-level services.

Large-scale investment projects

The Habersham County Development Authority recognizes that in today's competitive global economy, large investments must be handled in a sensitive manner.  With this in mind, the Development Authority stands ready to assist companies that wish to explore investment opportunities in Habersham County, including the search for land, materials, financing and workforce.