Bed Bath & Beyond will open an e-commerce fulfillment center in Pendergrass in Jackson County and create 900 jobs over four years, Gov. Nathan Deal announced.
The company will invest $50 million and plans to be operational by next summer.
The project is the largest jobs announcement in the state this year.
It eclipses an announcement by Home Depot that it plans to open a new customer support call center next year in Cobb County, bringing with it 700 jobs..
Among other recent new job announcements:
Chexar Networks, a Roswell provider of technology-based services that allow banks and other businesses to serve people without traditional bank accounts, plans to create 500 jobs at a risk management center in Cordele.
Hailo USA, the American division of a German manufacturing firm, will move its headquarters, open a wind turbine component facility in Elberton and create 500 jobs over five years.
SANY Heavy Industry of China plans to add a research and development center in Peachtree