Author: Foxhall FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 12, 2014 Proposed Development for Capps Ferry Road to include Westin Hotel, Conference Center, Golf Course, Road and Sewer Infrastructure, and Corporate Park DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA – The initial phase of the development plans include construction of a 350-room Westin Hotel, Conference Center, 50 villas, an 18 hole championship…

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Author: Governor Nathan Deal – Office of the Governor June 19, 2014 Beverage company will invest $337 million in new cold brewing manufacturing facility Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig) (NASDAQ: GMCR) will open a manufacturing facility in Douglas County, creating approximately 550 new jobs and investing $337 million over…

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Author: Amy Wenk Atlanta’s popular popsicle maker King of Pops has bought a 68-acre farm near Douglasville. The tract known as Daniell Nursery has been operating since 1970 and includes a horse stable. King of Pops will use the land to grow fresh ingredients and Christmas trees, as well as to host farm-to-table events, according…

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Author: Michael Hunter The surge of Georgia-created movies and shows normally is attributed to the state’s five-year-old tax credit for film and TV productions within its borders, but local community support is also a contributing factor and Douglas County is a prime example. The county has been ahead of the curve in the metro area…

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Author: Douglas Sams Commercial Real Estate Editor – Atlanta Business Chronicle Industrial materials giant McMaster-Carr Supply Co. is developing a more than $75 million regional headquarters and e-commerce center on a suburban campus just west of Atlanta. McMaster-Carr is buying a little more than 100 acres along Riverside Parkway in Douglasville, where it will initially…

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Douglas County expansion needed to meet increased global demand Today, there are more than 100 billion Google searches every month. In 2008, there were one trillion web addresses. Now, there are 60 trillion. And 300 billion hours of video are uploaded to YouTube each minute. Every time you send an email or search for a…

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Douglas County experienced tremendous housing growth and subsequent foreclosures during the recession that would have stressed other communities to the brink. A commitment to good fiscal management by the present administration of Douglas County and ongoing wins by the Douglas County Economic Development Authority have both maintained the quality of services and infrastructure and minimized…

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  View the Full Report for the Community and Economic Development Strategic Plan Please click the images below for the full reports. Douglas County Launches Strategic Planning Initiative The Douglas County Economic Development Authority kicks off a Community and Economic Development Strategic Plan with visit from Avalanche Consulting and launch of a community-wide survey. Douglasville,…

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