Piedmont Real Estate Group is pleased to offer an outstanding parcel for retail development in Oconee County, GA. This site is ideally located at the intersection of State Highways 78 and 53.
• 2,400 ft. +/- frontage on Highway 78
• Median cut on 78
• Growth in quality residential surrounds the site.
• Ideal for grocery anchor, home improvement store, restaurants and pad sites.
• Topography supports lower than average development cost per acre.
Site has flat to very moderate topography for ease of development. Extensive frontage accommodates great layout for pad sites. Moderate depth provides for higher efficiency in parking layout. Median cut on 78 provides access west bound.
Caterpillar: Opening five years ago, the 850,000 square foot location currently employs 1,400 workers. The plant produces mini excavators and small track-type tractors. In June 2017 the facility celebrated shipping 30,000 machines since opening the doors. Prior to opening it was projected that 2,800 more jobs could follow from Caterpillar suppliers that are expected to locate near the new plant.
University of Georgia: The university employs almost 11,000 people, including faculty, administrative and technical/maintenance workers. Enrollment for the fall of 2017 was 37,600.
Caterpillar Plant – 4.5 miles
Hwy 316 – 4.2 miles
Georgia Club – 3.5 miles
Athens – 8 miles
Vehicles per day: 17,500(GDOT)
Highway 78 is a key arterial connecting Athens & the Atlanta SMSA
Oconee County: 36,846
Clark County: 127,000
City of Athens: 209,000