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:
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.