Advancing Rockdale Economic Development Strategy

Economic development plays an important role in strengthening communities, creating new jobs, supporting existing employers, and promoting shared prosperity. Rockdale County and the City of Conyers have a strong history of investing in and promoting economic...

Rockdale Technology Center

Work is progressing on Rockdale Technology Park, a project of Ackerman & Co. of Atlanta. The 92 acres on the northern side of Interstate 20 along Dogwood Drive will be developed and will eventually encompass 1 million square feet of industrial/warehouse/distribution space.

State of the Market for Conyers-Rockdale

The years 2018 and 2019 were record-setting  years for Rockdale County and the City of Conyers for new commercial/industrial construction. Our outlook for 2020 shows another year of continued growth for existing and new businesses. We continue to expand our local industries while attracting new investments as well.

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Advanced Manufacturing & Training

A highly-trained and qualified workforce is key to any successful business. We have a number of advanced manufacturing companies and a qualified workforce capable of operating in these challenging environments. Partnerships with the Technical College System of Georgia Technical Schools and the Quick Start Workforce Training Program provide the workforce you need to succeed.

Georgia's High Demand Career Initiative

In order to meet the increased demands of industry the High Demand Career Initiative (HDCI) allows state partners involved in training Georgia’s future workforce – primarily the University System of Georgia (USG) and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) – to hear directly from the private sector about what specific needs they have from a workforce perspective.

INDUSTRY NEWS

A public hearing is scheduled next week to discuss and learn more about Rockdale County’s proposed Urban Redevelopment Plan which
Governor Nathan Deal toured Pratt Industries in Conyers and cut the ribbon for the official opening of Pratt/Visy’s Clean Energy
Rockdale County will be applying for an Urban Redevelopment Area designation to access benefits such as state funds for redevelopment and possible

We are a successful place to do business because:

  • We are rich in ideas and talent
  • We attract educated people
  • We have the physical and cultural amenities
  • We have the organizations and the individuals with the ability to learn and adapt
  • We embrace bold partnerships among business, government and non-profit sectors
  • We focus on anticipating needs and providing quick time to complete projects

Award Winning Public School System & Workforce Training

The career academy is a joint project of the Rockdale County School System and the Rockdale Conyers business community.

The dual enrollment opportunities at Rockdale Career Academy are possible through partnerships with Georgia Piedmont Technical College and Georgia State University.

Rockdale County provides both residents and businesses within the county with a wide range of educational opportunities. Both public and private schools are available. The Rockdale County Public School System provides children in Rockdale County with a quality public education and supports twenty public schools with over 891 teachers, 13,833 students.