Stone Industrial Site has been named a market-ready site by Georgia Allies
Forward McDuffie announced that Stone Industrial Park has been named a Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development (GRAD) by the Georgia Allies, a public-private partnership focused on economic development marketing.
“The GRAD designation for Stone Industrial Site means that it can truly compete on a global stage for new industry and the accompanying jobs,” said Pat Wilson, Executive Director of Georgia Allies, and COO of the Department of Economic Development. “I fully believe that Thomson-McDuffie County’s efforts to attain the GRAD status for Stone Park will be beneficial.” Read More
Listen to Forward McDuffie Executive Director Ralph Staffins discuss the new site certification on Buzz on Biz.
The role of the Development Authority of McDuffie County is to foster economic growth through supporting existing industry and small business, recruiting of new companies, and product development.
Home to more than 30 major industries, McDuffie County is strategically located to serve the entire southeastern United States.
The University of Georgia consistently ranks McDuffie County in the top five counties of Georgia in its ability to pull in sales dollars.