About Doraville

About Doraville

Founded in 1871, this diverse, international city of 10,000 is located 10 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Doraville is home to the Southeast’s most prosperous immigrant-owned small business community and the former General Motors Assembly Plant – a 165-acre swath of prime real estate poised for redevelopment. With progressive leadership and access to a market of 5 million and growing, Doraville has all the tangible assets one would seek in a start-up venture or business relocation.

Why Choose Doraville?

25 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport with direct rail service

3 miles from Peachtree-DeKalb Airport – the region’s corporate airport and the state’s second largest

Direct access to the Norfolk Southern rail corridor and Doraville MARTA station – the region’s rapid rail system

Access to the Peachtree corridor, Interstates 85 and 285 with close proximity to I-75 and Georgia 400

A strong Downtown Development Authority and availability of incentives programs, including Opportunity Zones, New Market Tax Credits and HUBZones

Strategically positioned within Atlanta’s Technology Loop and Georgia’s Innovation Crescent— an area that nurtures world-leading logistical, medical, financial and innovation clusters

Doraville-DeKalb County is a Georgia “Camera Ready” community

Close proximity to the region’s best public school systems and medical centers

Surrounded by one the most diverse and affordable housing markets and great for first-time buyers

Close proximity to 30 of the nation’s leading academic institutions, including Emory, Georgia Tech, Georgia State, Mercer University, the Savannah College of Art and Design and the University of Georgia’s Buckhead and Gwinnett campuses

Competitive tax structure, progressive leadership and “one-stop shop” permitting and licensing process led by a lean and versatile award-winning staff

Access to a world renowned workforce, corporate and artisan communities

Historic neighborhoods and active civic organizations

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