Blue Ridge, Oyster Bamboo Project

Closing Date: October 9, 2012
In October 2012, the Foundation provided a $160,000 loan to the Fannin County Development Authority for the construction of a three-story infill building in downtown Blue Ridge. The completed project houses street-level retail, classroom, and workshop space, and guest lodging space for Oyster Fine Bamboo Fly Rods

Project Details

Loan Recipient
Fannin County Development Authority

Sub-Recipient
NA

Project Cost

GCF Loan Amount
$160,000

DD RLF Loan Amount, if any

Project Use
Retail
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