Thomasville, Flowers Foods Project

Closing Date: February 25, 2004
In February of 2004, the Foundation provided a $250,000 loan for the renovation of the former J. C. Penney building in downtown Thomasville. The facility is now being used as office space for Flowers Foods and Shields & Company, bringing more than 100 employees to the downtown area.

Project Details

Loan Recipient
Thomasville Downtown Development Authority


Project Cost
$2.3 million

GCF Loan Amount

DD RLF Loan Amount, if any

Project Use
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