To grow, promote, and enhance economic development opportunities along
Georgia's I-16 corridor through the synergies of joint innovation, information
exchange, marketing, and partnerships.
Located at the intersection of I-16 and US 441/319 between Atlanta and Savannah, Laurens County is a regional hub supporting a 9-county population in
- Health Care - One of the highest concentrations of doctors and allied health students in Georgia directly related to three major facilities and the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center
- Education - Two public school systems, one private, two extensions of Georgia Southern University, and the Heart of Georgia Technical College
- Retail - More than 100,000 people in a 35-mile radius exceed an annual retail sales figure of over $500 million
|Total Buying Power
|Per Capita Personal Income
|Source: GA Trend; Georgia Power; and Selig
Center, UGA Athens
|Effective Property Tax
||$7.98/$1K fair market value
|Local/State Sales Tax
||3% / 4%
|Freeport Tax Exemption
|Job Tax Credit
|Investment Tax Credit
Top 10 Largest Employers
|Carl Vinson VA Medical Center
|YKK AP America, Inc.
|Fairview Park Hospital
|SP Newsprint Company
|Farmers Home Furniture
|Rockwell Automation - Allen Bradley
|Fred's Distribution Southeastern
Airport Industrial Park
A 96-acre industrial park located adjacent to the W.B. "Bud" Barron Airport. All utilities are to the site, or in close proximity. Offers excellent access to I-95, I-85, I-75, I-20 and I-285 via Interstate 16 (<5 miles).
Dublin Industrial District
Seven sites currently available varying between 20 and 70 acres. All utilities are in place. Access to I-95, I-85, I-75, I-20, and I-285 via Interstate 16 (<2 miles).
Neighbors include: YKK AP America; Parker Aerospace; Rockwell Automation; Best Buy Distribution Center; Case New Holland; Flexsteel Industries; El Dorado Stone; and Farmers Home Furniture.
Interstate 16 Industrial Sites
Two large sites fronting I-16. All utilities are in place. Site 1 is 149 acres. Site 2 is 106 acres.
Neighbors include Fred's Southeast Distribution.