Welcome to PIERCE County, Georgia. Whether you are a site selection consultant, a real estate development professional or the person in charge of your company’s relocation/expansion efforts, you will find PIERCE County to be your community of choice.

There are many reasons to choose PIERCE County as your next site location. If you are already part of our industrial community and are preparing to expand your existing facility those same reasons apply. Here are a few:

  • Our Industrial Park has available highway frontage property; with infrastructure in the park;
  • Located on U.S. Highway 84, one (1) hour from I-75/I-95 and within 50 miles of the Georgia Ports Authority in Brunswick, GA.
  • CSX Transportation’s RICE YARD facility located (6) miles from our Industrial Park. This is the 2nd largest Rail Classification Facility in the CSX Network.
  • Airport located nine (9) miles with three runways and ILS.
  • Pierce County offers an attractive and competitive incentive package to new and expanding industries.

As you can see, our location, our innovative approach to providing infrastructure, and our commitment to continuing education are indicators of a progressive community whose priority is creating quality jobs for all people of PIERCE County and our region.

Please, take a moment to find our more about us and what we can do for YOU!

Sincerely,
Matt Carter
Executive Director
Pierce County Industrial Development Authority

Press Release


SGSL, LLC to Create 10 Jobs and $2.5 Million In Capital Investments

“Rail Storage“
Blackshear, GA, February 21, 2017– The Pierce County Industrial Development and Building Authority announced the groundbreaking of South Georgia Short Line (SGSL), LLC, a rail storage company.

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A number of photographs used throughout this website have been used courtesy of:
The Blackshear Times
Casey Jones
Jennifer Carter Johnson
Wayne Morgan Artistry

Our Offices

Matt Carter
Executive Director
Pierce County Economic Development Authority

Pierce County Industrial Park Businesses

City of Blackshear's Industrial Park

Pierce County Industrial Development Authority

Matt Carter
Executive Director

200 SW Central Avenue,  Blackshear, GA 31516
t: 912.807.7432
f: 912.449.7045
e: matt.carter@piercecountyga.gov

Mission Statement

“To actively pursue opportunities for growth, job development, and quality of life for Pierce County.”
Vision Statement

“To improve the quality of life in Pierce County through job creation by developing existing resources and emerging markets.”