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

Sub-Recipient
Creature Comforts Brewing Company, LLC

Project Cost
$857,321

GCF Loan Amount
$340,000

DD RLF Loan Amount, if any

Project Use
Craft brewery equipment
After
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