Grant & Loan Awards: Ware County


EDGE

Ware County

EDGE Fund: $1,000,000

Awarded: 12/10/2003

Applicant: Okefenokee Area Development Authority


Description:
EDGE funds to assist with the construction of a 215,000 SF manufacturing/distribution facility for Simmons Manufacturing Co, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Simmons Company. Simmons is the second largest bedding manufacturer in the United States. Waycross, Ware County is in competition with Florida. The project will create 200 new jobs.


Total Budgeted Project Cost: $12,327,900


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