Grant & Loan Awards: Coffee County


Coffee County

Equity Fund: $500,000

Awarded: 06/14/2011

Applicant: Douglas-Coffee County IDA/Land Acquisition

Equity grant funds to assist with the acquisition of 188 acres of land for the development of Satilla Industrial Park which will serve Coffee and Atkinson counties as well as other rural South Georgia counties. Coffee County is located in South Georgia approximately 200 miles south of Atlanta. It has been reported that over 25% of Coffee County’s existing workforce comes from an 11-county region. The Satilla Industrial Park is located near the Satilla River on US Hwy 441 with 4-lane access to I-75 and I-16, southeast seaports and within five miles of the Douglas Municipal Airport. Based on past successes, the Authority expects this new development to meet requirements of industrial investments, strengthen prospective activity and grow jobs for the citizens of South Georgia.

Total Budgeted Project Cost: $1,567,610

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