With a recent groundbreaking, construction has officially begun on Georgia-Pacific’s new, state-of-the-art lumber production facility in Albany. More than 170 community leaders, guests and Georgia-Pacific employees attended the groundbreaking at the Albany-Dougherty Industrial Park.
The 320,000-square-foot, $150-million mill is expected to employ more than 130 full-time workers with an estimated $5 million in payroll each year. When it opens this fall, the mill’s high-tech capabilities will produce enough lumber to build 20,000 new homes a year.
Learn more about economic development in Albany in “Developing a Destination,” in our May 2018 issue.
Photo of the groundbreaking provided by Georgia-Pacific.