Grant & Loan Awards: Gordon County


EDGE

Gordon County

EDGE Fund: $760,000

Awarded: 02/15/2005

Applicant: Gordon County Development Authority


Description:
EDGE funds to assist with grading/site preparation and bridge construction to locate a manufacturing facility. The Authority has applied on behalf of Mohawk Home, a division of Mohawk Industries. The company is a leading manufacturer of woven and tufted broadloom carpet, rugs and ceramic tile. This project is in competition with Orangeburg, South Carolina. The selected site is currently being utilized for industrial purposes, but lacks the infrastructure need to support additional industrial uses. This project will retain 485 employees and create 130 new jobs over five years.


Total Budgeted Project Cost: $35,927,300


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