A development company purchased an 880 acre economic development in Hardeeville to build a 6 million square foot warehouse and industrial space.
The buyer, North Point Development, which has offices in Mount Pleasant and Savannah, is finalizing the site plans for the South Atlantic Logistics Terminal, with a first shovel in the ground scheduled for the first half of 2022.
Phase I of the project represents $ 200 million in capital investment. When fully constructed, the project is expected to generate more than 550 jobs.
North Point Development Director Mark Hall said the company has worked with the City of Hardeeville, Jasper County and the Southern Carolina Regional Development Alliance to make the development happen.
“The combination of a strong market, strong partnerships like these, as well as great regional alliances with the Georgia Port Authority and SEDA, we believe we can deliver a great project in the region,” said Hall. in a press release.
The South Atlantic Logistics Terminal is located along I-95 and I-17, approximately 15 minutes from the Port of Savannah.
Hardeeville Mayor Harry Williams said the development “will forever change the landscape” of Highway 17 in Jasper County and Hardeeville.
“This critical corridor parallel to I-95 between Exit 5 and the new Exit 3 will be known as the road to success for hundreds of workers in the area who seek to achieve a better quality of life with well-paying jobs until ‘now unavailable in that part of the state, “Williams said.” This will also be a valuable source of new funding for our schools, which seek to attract the best teachers in the state. “
Investments like North Point Developments will help the state attract future investors to the corridor, said Marty Sauls, president of the Southern Carolina Regional Development Alliance.
“Sites like this will create more opportunities and bring high quality jobs to hardworking South Carolina citizens,” Sauls said in a statement. “I thank our allies at North Point Development, as well as the County of Jasper and the Town of Hardeeville for their partnership and support on this important project.