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Home Depot Expands in Cobb! (VIDEO)

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Governor Brian Kemp joins Home Depot officials
July 11, 2019

Governor Brian Kemp came to Cobb for another exciting economic announcement.  Home Depot doesn’t just cut a ribbon to open a new facility, they use a reciprocating saw!  A new complex opened in the Cumberland area will house hundreds of employees, many of them new to Cobb, mostly doing digital and high-tech jobs.

450 are already working at the Pennant Park complex.  Eventually more than one thousand could be working at the facility.

  • The new facility will be home to associates from teams across HD business, including Supply Chain, Information Technology, and HD Home.
  • With this new addition, HD is increasing their contribution to and footprint in Cobb County’s dynamic business environment
  • 700 new employees average wage of $100,000
    • creating an estimated 179 new households within Cobb
    • Jobs consist of Information Technology and Logistics
  • Renovations of existing buildings with an estimated capital investment of nearly $35M
    • PLUS additional investment of approx. $7M in personal property.
  • The net fiscal benefit of this project over the next 12 years is $1.7M to Cobb County
Press Contact Info

Ross Cavitt | Cobb County Communications | [email protected]
www.cobbcounty.org/communications/news