Cost of Doing Business

Insurance Rates

Insurance rates in Georgia are some of the least expensive in the nation, especially when it comes to ensuring vehicles. Additionally, your company will realize less expensive property insurance rates here than in many cities, as we have a professional, full-time fire department and some of the lowest crime rates in Georgia.

The City of Valdosta Fire Department has an ISO Class 1 rating—the highest in the nation—and is responsible for providing fire, rescue, EMS, and hazardous materials services.

Utility Costs

The City of Valdosta and Lowndes County owns and operates water and sewer serving the county’s residents and businesses. Due to wise investments over the years and an eye on planning for the future, the City of Valdosta has some of the most affordable and stable rates in Georgia.

The City of Valdosta and Lowndes County have ample capacity to serve new employers and have the infrastructure in place to serve new development throughout our large business parks. This is a huge cost saving for your business when looking to develop new facilities.

Our business development team is here to help your business to run smoother and operate with high efficiencies. From annual thermography to ongoing load management analysis, we can provide you with the tools and resources needed to make wise business decisions that boost your bottom line and your “sustainability.”

To learn more about our municipal utilities contact us.


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