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Lunch & Learn Educates Business and Property Owners

Lunch & Learn Educates Business and Property Owners The Downtown Development Authority hosted a Lunch and Learn for current and prospective business and property owners in Perry's Downtown District. Participants learned about the variety of incentives and financial opportunities through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and through the City for building a business in Historic Downtown Perry. Learn more about the programs: Facade Grants Revolving Loan Fund Rural Zone



Restaurant Career Fair To Connect With Future Employees

Restaurant Career Fair To Connect With Future Employees The City of Perry will host a Restaurant Career Fair on September 22 to connect local restaurants with their future employees. Participating restaurants include Cracker Barrel, The Swanson, IHOP, Bodega Brew, Waffle House, Domino’s, Chick-Fil-A, Schultze’s, Hazard’s, The Perfect Pear Catering, Sonny’s BBQ, Red Lobster, Houston Lake Country Club, and Wendy’s will be on-site to conduct interviews and help attendees with...



Hotel Deal Signed at Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter

Hotel Deal Signed at Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter A new hotel is coming to the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter. A land lease was signed between LNW Hospitality, a hotel developer, owner, and operator and the Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority (GAEA) to construct a new hotel beside the Miller Murphy Howard Building. GAEA Chairman Foster Rhodes and JJ Singh, Director of LNW Hospitality, signed the lease agreement on July 14. The hotel will consist of...



Comprehensive Plan Stakeholder Sessions

Comprehensive Plan Stakeholder Sessions Have an opinion about Perry's future plans? Come tell us about it! We invite you to a Comprehensive Plan Stakeholder Session to discuss future plans for the City of Perry. Economic Development - June 17 Housing - June 21 Future Growth/Land Use - June 24 Civic Life/City Services - June 29 All sessions are at the Perry Events Center (1121 Macon Road, Perry) from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Help us shape the Perry of the future!



Interfor Invests $30 Million in Expanding Sawmill in Perry

Interfor, a company specializing in forest products and the largest lumber producer in Georgia, announced the company will invest $30 million in expanding theirt sawmill operations in Perry. “We are excited to further invest in the Perry team and community. This operation has a dedicated and proven team of employees with a history of success with upgrade work,” said Vice President of Southern Operations for Interfor Bruce Luxmoore. “The expansion will increase consumption of the...



Mossy Creek Natural Announces Expansion

Mossy Creek Natural announced the business is expanding to a second studio at Ball Street Crossing as a makerspace to keep the 915 Carroll Street store stocked with locally-made products. Mossy Creek Natural is a minority-owned bath and body business in Downtown Perry. In 2020, sales grew 33% and space limitations in the retail building caused difficulty in keeping products on the shelves. City of Perry Economic Development staff helped facilitate the expansion by helping business...



Nearly $1 Million in Business Tax Credits Awarded Since 2018

Nearly $1 Million in Business Tax Credits Awarded Since 2018 The City of Perry assisted local businesses obtain nearly one million dollars in business tax credits under the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Rural Zone program. The Rural Zone program offers tax credits to eligible businesses for job creation, investment, and building rehabilitation. Since 2018, Perry is one of the state’s most successful Rural Zone communities by creating 100 new jobs and reducing the...



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