Athens-Clarke County is home to a diverse industry base comprised of many small, medium and large businesses. Throughout our industrial parks, Athens-Clarke County has historically made substantial long-term investments in infrastructure and safety, allowing investors to get up and running quickly in new facilities. Just minutes from Athens Technical College, Athens-Ben Epps Airport, 4-lane highways and only 30 minutes from I-85, Athens currently has over 1,500 acres available for industrial development.
ATHENA INDUSTRIAL PARK
The Athena Industrial Park is located northeast of downtown Athens and home to larger industrial facilities and Athens Technical College.
The existing industry base is located on approximately half of the park’s acreage with over 1,200 acres remaining available for development.
Some of the existing industry located in the Athena Industrial Park:
Athens Research & Technology
Johnson & Johnson
Nearest Airport: Athens-Ben Epps Airport (AHN)
Distance to Airport: (6 min) 3 miles
Port: Northeast Georgia Inland Port
Distance to Port: 46 miles (1 h) miles
Nearest Interstate: I-85 (Exit 149)
Distance to Interstate: (31 min) 24 miles
Nearest Highway: US 29 (4-lane, 55 mph)
Distance to Major Highway: (5 min) 2.5 miles
Rail Access: Yes
Rail Provider: CSX – Mainline Frontage
Nearest International Airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), 79 miles (1 h 40 min)
Nearest Port 2: Port of Savannah (207 miles, 3 h 47 min)
Nearest Intermodal: CSX Fairburn (92 miles, 1 h 40 min)
Water Excess Capacity: Average 22.61 mgd excess capacity (34.75 mgd permitted)
Water Service Provider: Athens-Clarke County
WRF (Sewer) Excess Capacity: 8.41 mgd excess capacity (14.0 mgd design)
Sewer Provider: Athens-Clarke County
Sewer plant NPDES # serving park: GA0021725 (N. Oconee WRF)
Fire protection by: Athens-Clarke County Fire & Emergency Services
Fire Station #6 is located in the Athena Industrial Park at:
580 Athena Dr., Athens, GA 30601
ATHENS COMMERCE PARK
Athens Commerce Park is located on the west side of Athens on the Atlanta Highway and was developed to accommodate small and medium-sized businesses.
At over 100 acres, the park has more than 50 businesses located on a circular drive that connects to Jennings Mill Parkway that leads to Highway 316 which provides 4-lane access to the Atlanta market.
Some of the existing companies located in the park:
Athens Commercial Tire
Athens Habitat Restore West
Auto Tech Supply
Cregger Co. Inc.
Dillard Co. Heating & Air Conditioning
McGinn – Wilkins Automation
Coggins Park is also located on the west side of Athens on the Atlanta Highway, just 2 miles from Highway 316 which provides 4-lane access to the Atlanta market.
The park was developed to accommodate small and medium-sized businesses where more than 50 businesses are located on over 100 acres.
Commercial real estate
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Our team of dedicated professionals will be with you to help with all phases of your project — from selection to development. Do not hesitate to reach out, we are happy to answer any of your questions or concerns.
Gustavo Rodriguez-Zaccaro, SHRM-CPWorkforce Development Coordinator