The Fitzgerald and Ben hill County Development Authority has been named the Ben Hill County School System partner of the year. Ever recognizing the connection between public education and economic development, the Development Authority has been instrumental in assisting the
Spetember 2018-Pryority Powdercoatings
Pryority Powdercoatings opens largest and most technologically advanced electrostatic paint operation in Fitzgerald. Thinking outside the box and reinventing a former big box shopping center, Pryority Powdercoatings has launched a new venture in Fitzgerald. The facility will complement operations at
August 2018-Advanced Aluminum
Lakeland, Florida’s Advanced Aluminum opens 2nd Fitzgerald location. The acquisition of the 65,000 SF facility by the Fitzgerald and Ben Hill County Development Authority opens the door for Advanced to increase their Georgia footprint.
June 2018-Justice Products
Savannah-based Justice Products acquires 40,000 SF Fitzgerald facility to open 2nd location in Georgia.
February 2018-Polar Beverages
Public/Private collaboration completes construction on 50,000 SF distribution warehouse for Polar Beverages. The new warehouse was built so that an additional 50,000 SF can be added at a later date and is the first occupant of the newly developed Highway
February 2018-Highway 319 Business Park
To meet the demand for “shovel ready” industrial property, the Fitzgerald and Ben Hill County Development Authority has opened the Highway 319 Business Park. Totaling 150 acres, the park offers tracts of various acreages and is equipped with a 12″
February 2018-Modern Dispersions
Modern Dispersions, Inc acquires 150 acre industrial site. Immediately plans to add 60,000 SF facility and new infrastructure to accommodate expansion plans.
Golden Boy Foods Chooses Fitzgerald
Golden Boy Foods – a division of Post Holdings headquartered in St Louis, Missouri – has announced an expansion at their Fitzgerald, Georgia manufacturing location. According to Jack Warden with Golden Boy Foods, the plant will be expanding their peanut
$500,000 OneGeorgia Grant
September 19, 2017, the Fitzgerald and Ben Hill County Development Authority received notice from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs of approval of a One Georgia equity grant in the amount of $500,000. The grant will aide in developing a
Mana Nutrition to build additional 50,000 SF
September 2017. Mana Nutrition, a world leader in the fight against malnutrition and a producer of therapeutic foods broke ground on a new 50,000 SF distribution warehouse at their Fitzgerald campus. The 3.5 million dollar project will allow Mana to