© 2018 by The Darien-McIntosh County Chamber of Commerce

Retail Development

The objective is to improve the retail and hospitality opportunities in McIntosh County that will offer more shopping diversity and keep locals spending their money in our community, which will improve the tax revenues and jobs.

  • Develop a plan to recruit and secure national and local retail businesses that will enhance the community and breakdown the trade areas that offer the most probable recruitment and industry needed.

  • Committee will recruit by hiring a firm to determine best potential companies and industries, and then follow through on the potential businesses.

  • Consider joining the International Council of Shopping Centers to advance the industry in McIntosh County.

  • Develop city and county incentive packages

Benchmarks will include:

  • Developing a list of best possible industries in areas of the county.

  • List local businesses to expand.

  • List regional businesses to expand.

  • List national businesses to expand.

  • Increase sales tax income, reduce property taxes and increase property values.