FOR SALE 43+/- Acres

4501 Monroe Highway Watkinsville, GA 30677 Oconee County

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. Click here for marketing flyer

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.

Local Highlights

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.

Key Distances

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



4501 Monroe Highway
Watkinsville, GA 30677




43+/- Acres


Jeff Pittman
Office: 770-592-6104
Cell: 678-463-2948

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