Blue Ridge, Hampton Square

Closing Date: March 14, 2003
The Foundation provided a $179,000 loan in March 2003 to assist in the acquisition and renovation of a historic building in downtown Blue Ridge. The facility, known as Hampton Square, houses retail shops, offices, a restaurant, a 132-seat community theatre, and a processing facility for alpaca fibers.

Project Details

Loan Recipient
Fannin County Industrial Development Authority

Blue Ridge Mountain Holdings, LLC

Project Cost

GCF Loan Amount

DD RLF Loan Amount, if any

Project Use
Retail/Office/Restaurant/Community Theatre/Alpaca Processing Facility
Foundation Project Impacts
299 New Downtown Businesses
1728 New Jobs Downtown
$147 Million in Private Investments
8 Cultural Facilities
288 Downtown Housing Units
157 Hotel Units Downtown
1,352,805 Redevelopment Floor Area sf
200,267 New Construction sf