Location Assistance

Effingham County offers a variety of available buildings and sites with established industrial parks in the cities of Altamont, Dieterich and Effingham. In addition, there are numerous sites ranging in size from 5 to nearly 150 acres outside these areas available for purchase. Depending on the location of the building or site, business attraction incentives are available. We can assist with finding the building or site that best matches with your unique requirements. The Effingham Regional Growth Alliance and our partners work as a team to assist with each step of your location or expansion in Effingham County.

Our commitment to your success begins with our focus on your needs. We strive to go the extra mile to provide expanding or relocating businesses with the information and assistance they need to grow and prosper in today’s global marketplace and to ensure that the business owner experiences a seamless process during their decision process.

GIS-Savvy Economic Development

Discover Effingham! provides dynamic data and sophisticated mapping technologies to help expanding businesses.

Using Geographic Information System (GIS) Software, we can provide immediate access to in-depth information that previously took weeks to research. Now, data including dynamic real estate, demographic and industry breakdowns are available free and instantly for all cities in Effingham County, along with a database of available properties with images.

Over 97% of initial site selection screening is done on-line now. Our website provides immediate access to critical business intelligence that decision makers need to make an investment decision. The site reduces research time from weeks to minutes.

Discover Effingham! goes far beyond a simple database of available sites and buildings. The website also provides dynamic mapping capabilities including the ability view geographic “layers” of information such as Hospitals, Education Facilities, Demographic Maps.

Website visitors can view available properties, along with size, use, cost and development incentives. Corresponding demographic reports such as labor force, education levels, consumer spending, and age can be created. In addition, businesses are mapped by industry showing their distribution and concentrations throughout the area.