Grant & Loan Awards: Columbia County


Columbia County

Equity Fund: $115,968

Awarded: 03/10/2006

Applicant: Columbia County, Development Authority of

Equity funds for assistance with road improvements to support the Factory Master Plan (capital improvement initiative) of John Deere, a global manufacturer of agriculture equipment, that was founded in 1837 and employs approximately 46,000 people worldwide. The company located in Columbia County's Horizon South Business Park in 1991 and currently employs 700 full and part-time employees at this location. As a result this capital improvement initiative, the company commits to creating 20 new full-time jobs and investing $6 million in capital improvements.

Total Budgeted Project Cost: $6,743,970

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