Grant & Loan Awards: Washington County


EDGE

Washington County

EDGE Fund: $350,000

Awarded: 07/09/2008

Applicant: Washington County, Development Authority of


Description:
EDGE grant funds to assist with site preparation and building improvements to support the location of Bennett Building Systems, LLC (BBS) to Tennille. BBS will locate on a 20.77-acre site in a 62,500 square-foot building. As a newly formed Company, BBS will manufacture metal utility buildings such as lawn storage sheds. The Company is a new venture of Bennett International Group, LLC (BIG) that is headquartered in McDonough, Georgia. BIG provides a variety of logistics, transportation and supply-chain solutions to the government and commercial markets. Operating a total of six companies, the Company delivers these services, nationally and internationally. This project is in competition with Allendale, South Carolina.


Total Budgeted Project Cost: $4,350,000


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