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Economic Development Business Outreach & Retention

The City of East Point encourages and welcomes sustainable business development that supports economic growth and improves quality of life for its citizens. Maintaining a dialogue with existing businesses and building relationships through business retention surveys and on-site visits are important to creating a positive business environment. Through these efforts, the Economic Development Department seeks to identify the City of East Point as a business friendly City.

The Economic Develoment Department is a resource for business retention and expansion, planning and zoning, site selection, and potential financial partnerships. The Department partners with many federal, state, and local assistance agencies. A few are listed below:

                                              Financial Assistance   

SBA Small Business Administration (
Economic Development Corporation of Fulton County (
Development Authority of Fulton County (
Atlanta Micro Fund (

East Point also has six (6) financial institutions to assist you in meeting your financial needs:

            1. Bank of America
            2. Citizens Trust Bank
            3. FMCU Credit Union
            4. Regions Bank
            5. SunTrust Bank
            6. Wachovia/Wells Fargo Bank

There are other associations in the city that offer business development assistance to those looking to locate in the City of East Point:

                                                         Business Associations

East Point Business & Industrial Development Authority (BIDA)
East Point Business Association (
South Fulton Chamber of Commerce (
Airport Area Chamber of Commerce (
Electric Cities of Georgia (

                                                         Educational Assistance

Georgia Department of Economic Resource Center & International Trade
The University of Georgia - Business Outreach Services  (
Georgia Tech - Economic Development Institute (
Atlanta Technical College - Economic Development (

Contact us at: or at 404-270-7057


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2777 East Point Street
East Point, Georgia 30344