Retail Development

Located on the I-85 corridor between the industrial markets of Atlanta and Greenville, Jackson County, Georgia is a strategic location for business. With 5 interchanges on I-85 as well as multiple U.S. and state highways within county borders, Jackson County is easily accessible from major cities such as Atlanta, Athens, Gainesville, and Greenville, serving as the I-85 gateway to popular destinations such as the University of Georgia, Road Atlanta, and the Atlanta Dragway. With outstanding public school systems, exceptional hospitals, close proximity to the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and numerous historical landmarks, the county has attracted tremendous population growth over the past few decades.

Jackson County’s robust industrial market provides a surplus of potential consumers for retailers. The top ten employers in Jackson County alone employ almost 7,000 individuals. Large commercial centers such as Tanger Outlets are able to take advantage of this massive consumer base, but are also able to attract thousands of customers from all over northeast Georgia and northwest South Carolina as the result of Jackson County’s exceptional transportation networks.

The I-85 corridor northeast of Atlanta is projected to experience phenomenal growth within the coming years. Jackson County is ready.


Click on the link below for a summary of Jackson County's retail profile.


Jackson County Sales Report


Click on the links below to learn more about the retail opportunities in Jackson County.


Braselton at I-85

Commerce at I-85

Jefferson at I-85