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July, 25 2020

Taps Will Flow in Evans at The Plaza

“Hajek is one of the first Destination Retail Incentive recipients, a recently approved Columbia County program that offers businesses locating in The Plaza area low- to no-cost loans up to $100,000.” Favorite

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July, 22 2020

‘Prime’ Development: Investment by Amazon Breaking Columbia County Record

“In the grand scheme of things, there’s nothing like it anywhere in this market,” said Robbie Bennett, the executive director of the Development Authority of Columbia County. “This is very much a game-changer.” Favorite

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July, 17 2020

The Development Authority of Columbia County announces, “We’re in!” for Georgia Safety Promise

July 17, 2020 Today, the Development Authority of Columbia County announced that, “We’re in” as part of Governor Kemps’ Georgia Safety Promise campaign. This campaign was launch to unite Georgians committed to keeping Georgia’s economy open and keeping Georgia safe for everyone. We recognize that we all have a role to play in keeping Georgia […]

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July, 07 2020

Evans Towne Center Apartment Plan Moves Forward

“Augusta-based Southeastern Development is moving forward on a nearly $50 million mixed-use project that aims to give Columbia County’s nascent “downtown” what it needs most: people.” Favorite

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July, 05 2020

Columbia County officials are targeting Martinez for its first “tax allocation district”

“Columbia County leaders have discussed revitalizing Martinez for years, and the topic was a key talking point among candidates in the recent District 2 commission race. But now things are starting to get serious. By next year, Martinez’s commercial corridor could become the county’s first “tax allocation district,” an economic development designation better known as […]

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April, 27 2020

Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center, Creating 800 New Jobs in Columbia County

For Immediate Release Monday, April 27, 2020 Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Amazon will further expand its Georgia presence with a new fulfillment center planned in Appling, Georgia. The new, multi-level operations facility will feature innovative Amazon robotics technology and create 800 new, full-time jobs. “Amazon’s continued investments in Georgia are […]

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