Camden County Joint Development Authority has approved an incentive offer to a satellite manufacturer that is interested in locating near a spaceport. The deal would offer the company a discounted rate on five-year lease on a building at the Camden County Industrial Park on Harrietts Bluff Road near Interstate Exit 7. The county government is currently seeking a license to develop a commercial spaceport 12 miles away at the east end of that road.
Camden County has been selected as a finalist for a satellite manufacturer seeking to construct a production facility near a spaceport and with convenient access to other spaceport facilities in the eastern U.S.. The company referred to as Project Orbit would bring 100 jobs with an average salary of $85,000 / year. The Joint Development Authority and county officials are working to close the deal with this company while also in negotiations with other manufacturers and space operators.
Business incentives for new and expanding businesses thanks to Camden County's Enterprise Zones, Opportunity Zones and Military Zones. Incentives available for small business start-up projects, relocation, or expansion projects.
The Georgia Department of Education has awarded Camden County High School three top Advanced Placement honors. The school was designated as an AP STEM school, an AP STEM achievement school, and an AP humanities school for offering 19 AP courses to help students explore areas of interest.
Every year, the Camden County Chamber of Commerce leads a group of local leaders to Atlanta to bring Camden County’s message to the state’s legislators and policy makers.
Kate McEnroe Consulting, one of the top site selections groups in the nation, conducted an in depth study of the Southeast Georgia Region's labor force availability, skills, commute patters, and educational programs to aid in business recruitment and expansion.
Companies from all over the United States responsible for manufacturing parts for Trident Subs came to Camden County, GA to learn about business opportunities with Kings Bay Naval Base.
Communities have also realized that their local military bases, such as Kings Bay Naval Base, are not only a source of pride, but also a source of potential workforce that could be a vital tool in their economic development strategies.