New Industrial Development Authority Board Members

As reported in the March 9, 2017 edition of The Darien News   New Industrial Development Authority board members, King and Williams, are sworn in The newly appointed McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority (MCIDA) board members, TK King, left, and Ray Williams, Center, were sworn in by Attorney Jay Duncan on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  [...]

March 8th, 2017|News|

Good News for McIntosh as it qualifies for Tier 1 Job Tax Credit Program in 2017

Good News for McIntosh as it qualifies for Tier 1 Job Tax Credit Program in 2017 As reported in the February 9, 2017 edition of The Darien News There is good news for McIntosh County when it is placed in a Tier 1 classification in Georgia. Though the ranking puts this county among the 71 [...]

February 9th, 2017|News|

PRESS RELEASE – GPA achieves record, double-digit growth in December

Excerpt from the Georgia Ports Authority Press Release dated January 23, 2017 GPA achieves record, double-digit growth in December Inland terminal breaks ground Savannah, Ga. - Jan. 23, 2017 - The Georgia Ports Authority marked 12.3 percent container volume growth in December, moving 292,172 twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 32,099 TEUs compared to [...]

January 23rd, 2017|News|

Press Release: McIntosh County, Georgia qualifies for Tier 1 Job Tax Credit Program for 2017

Press Release The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announcement: McIntosh County, Georgia qualifies for Tier 1 Job Tax Credit Program for 2017  Annually the Georgia DCA ranks all 159 counties based on certain economic factors and divides the counties into a tier system.  Darien, GA, January 3, 2017:  McIntosh County now qualifies as a Tier [...]

January 3rd, 2017|News|

IDO-FTZ announces manufacturer of LED lights to locate at Tidewaters Industrial Complex in Darien

IDO-FTZ announces manufacturer of LED lights to locate at Tidewaters Industrial Complex in Darien As reported in the July 28, 2016 edition of The Darien News, page 3. On July 15, IDO-FTZ signed an agreement with one of the largest LED light manufacturers in China. To read the article, click on the following link: http://www.thedariennews.net/editionviewer/default.aspx?Edition=9193e893-7014-400b-a010-9d3c23f8a1f1&Section=0

July 27th, 2016|News|

IDO-FTZ to purchase five acres at county’s industrial park

IDO-FTZ to purchase five acres at county's industrial park As reported in the July 28, 2016 edition of The Darien News, page 3. The McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority (IDA), in a special called meeting on July 20, voted to sell IDO-FTZ five acres in the Tidewaters Industrial Complex at $15,000 an acre, with the [...]

July 27th, 2016|News|

IDO widens opportunities for domestic businesses to locate at the outlet mall

As reported in the July 14, 2016 issue of The Darien News. IDO widens opportunities for domestic businesses to locate at the outlet mall As the temperatures climbed last Friday morning, two workman began unloading the new large orange permanent sign for the International Décor Outlet (IDO) at the Darien Outlet Center. Click [...]

July 20th, 2016|News|

Chinese Consul General Visits Darien

Derong Cao, Chinese Consul General Chinese Consul General Visits Darien As reported in the Dec. 8 2015 issue of the Florida Times Union. Click here for the story. Derong Cao, China’s consul general in Texas, led the list of government officials at the first Home Improvement and Decor Conference held Tuesday at Darien [...]

December 11th, 2015|News|

Local Television Station, WTOC Reports on International Decor Outlet Opening at Darien Mall

IDO's upcoming Grand Opening slated for April 2016 was picked up by our local television news station, WTOC in Savannah, GA, and can be viewed here. Commissioner-at-Large, Ms. Kelly Spratt is shown being interviewed by Dal Cannady, the Bureau Chief of WTOC. She explains the positive impact IDO's flagship outlet mall will have [...]

September 30th, 2015|News|

IDO International Decor Outlet Mall Opening – Darien, GA Early 2016

IDO - International Decor Outlet Mall's Grand Opening Early 2016 - Darien, GA Darien, GA, September 18, 2015: International Décor Outlet [IDO] — factory-direct-to-consumer home décor and home improvement products — announced they will occupy Darien Mall located midway between Jacksonville FL and Savannah GA, on the I-95 corridor. The Grand Opening is slated [...]

September 24th, 2015|News|