129 County Recreation Road, Suite 200
P.O. Box 801 • Blairsville, GA 30514

Phone: 706-745-4500 Fax: 706-745-1859
Friday - Sep 20, 2019

Retail & Commercial

Grow, Excel, Prosper in Blairsville and Union County

As a rapidly growing community, Blairsville and Union County, Georgia, are attracting major retailers such as
Home Depot and WalMart, Ingles, Zaxby’s and Fatz. Union County is a major tourism destination. Many
businesses find visitors to be a significant component of their customer base.

In 2019, approximately 169 retail establishments provide 1,385 jobs in Union County. Businesses in the arts, sports, entertainment and recreation category total 23 establishments that employ approximately 90 people. Another 73 accommodations and food service establishments provide 781 jobs. Households in Union County spend approximately 25 percent of their income on food and beverages.

Retail development assistance is available for all aspects of the development phase including but not limited to:

  • • overall market analysis
  • • market trends
  • • comparison studies
  • • real estate selection
  • • recommendations for construction services and other project needs
  • • assistance with all permitting needs

The Economic Development team works closely with commercial realtors to stay abreast regarding available commercial buildings and sites. Call the Union County Development Authority at 706-745-4500.

Download the Union County Retail Flyer.

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