The three tasks complete over $80 million in investments and can create greater than 90 jobs.
SANDERSVILLE, Ga. — The Washington County Growth Authority is anticipating a lift within the economic system for years to come back thanks to a few new tasks.
Fowler Flemister Concrete is a family-owned enterprise in Central Georgia, they usually now they’ve 17 acres of land to work with. CFO McKenzie Davenport says it is a mission that is been within the works since 2019, however the wait is nearly over.
Whereas some industries struggled through the COVID-19 pandemic, Davenport says development was at an all-time excessive.
“It is allowed us to develop, it is allowed us to develop, it is allowed us to supply new jobs,” he mentioned.
The corporate’s latest location in Washington County is on land that was once owned by the county’s growth authority.
Davenport says they plan to create jobs for 10 to fifteen folks as soon as development is full.
“Truck driver jobs for the mixer truck drivers, we have got jobs that’ll be going down in our septic tank plant, we’re gonna manufacture septic tanks right here as effectively. We have workplace positions, we have got gross sales positions, we have got supervisor positions,” he mentioned.
However concrete is not the one business transferring into the county. The Growth Authority says there’s additionally a plastic producer, Endurance Poly Producers, and Mawson Infrastructure Group, a cyber information group, totaling about $83 million in investments and creating greater than 90 jobs.
Davenport says he appears to be like ahead to taking part in his half in preserving folks employed.
“The workforce right here in Washington County was an enormous factor for us, understanding that there was an ample workforce was incredible. Understanding there was a motivated workforce, very business-friendly, industrial, industrial city,” he mentioned.
They’re hoping to be open throughout the subsequent 30-60 days.