Intuitive and Economic Development Partners Recognized by the Georgia Economic Developers Association
Gwinnett County, Ga., Nov. 15, 2022 –– Intuitive, Gwinnett County Government, City of Peachtree Corners and Partnership Gwinnett received the Large Community Deal of the Year Award at the Georgia Economic Developers Association Annual Awards at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta on Nov. 14. The Deal of the Year Awards recognize outstanding achievement in new business expansion or relocation that have significant community support and meet economic development goals.
Intuitive, a global technology leader in minimally invasive care and a pioneer of robotic-assisted surgery, previously announced their expansion at 5655 Spalding Drive in the City of Peachtree Corners would include $500 million capital investment and 1,200 new jobs.
“The City of Peachtree Corners advocates innovation and thoughtful development, which are tenets of Intuitive’s business,” said Intuitive Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Henry Charlton. “When combined with Gwinnett County’s diverse and educated workforce, expanding our presence after more than a decade in Peachtree Corners is the right thing to do.”
Intuitive expects their campus expansion, which includes new construction and renovations with engineering, manufacturing, office and training space totaling more than 750,000 square feet, will finish in the next few years.
“This project has a meaningful impact on our community,” said Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Nicole Love Hendrickson. “It positively benefits and supports our diverse residents and educational institutions, as well as fosters innovation that changes the world.”
Intuitive currently employs approximately 180 professionals and plans to hire for a variety of high-paying jobs, as well as collaborate with local elementary, secondary and tertiary educational institutions to support curriculum in artificial intelligence and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
“We appreciate that Intuitive recognized our city, along with our unique assets such as Curiosity Lab, as a desirable location for their company to innovate and grow,” said City of Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason. “This expansion, which will create new jobs and provide excellent career opportunities for our talented and diverse workforce, will benefit our community and local economy for years to come.”
Partnership Gwinnett managed the project in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Metro Atlanta Chamber, Gwinnett County Government, City of Peachtree Corners and Georgia Power.
“This project represents a significant economic development project with highest wage in Gwinnett County history,” said Partnership Gwinnett Vice President of Economic Development Andrew Carnes. “Our city, county, region and state governments and residents will all benefit from the continuous multimillion-dollar economic impact.”
Click to view. Intuitive and economic development partners make Gwinnett County history at the Georgia Economic Developers Association Annual Awards at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta on Nov. 14. Intuitive, Gwinnett County Government, City of Peachtree Corners and Partnership Gwinnett accepted the Large Community Deal of the Year Award.