Grant & Loan Awards: Washington County


Washington County

EDGE Fund: $350,000

Awarded: 07/09/2008

Applicant: Washington County, Development Authority of

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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