Athens-Clarke County, Creature Comforts Expansion

Closing Date: May 27, 2016
In May 2016, GCF provided a $340,000 GCF-SSBCI loan to Creature Comforts Brewing Company, LLC to partially finance the purchase and installation of equipment for a craft brewery in downtown Athens. Athens First Bank & Trust also provided financing for this project. The total project cost is $857,321.

Project Details

Loan Recipient
Athens Downtown Development Authority

Creature Comforts Brewing Company, LLC

Project Cost

GCF Loan Amount

DD RLF Loan Amount, if any

Project Use
Craft brewery equipment
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