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Welcome to the Grady County Joint Development Authority (JDA) website. The cities of Cairo, the county seat, and Whigham along with all of Grady County, Georgia have made a commitment to accommodate the needs of industry. Find the details about locating or expanding your business here and feel welcome to contact our Executive Director, Chadd Mathis at

Why Choose Us?

We have room and resources to help you grow.

The Grady County JDA has available industrial acreage for your start-up operation or expansion, or if you seek an existing building for a quick start-up we have a 150,000 square foot manufacturing building.

Our community has consistently exhibited a willingness to provide incentives, offers a ready workforce and transportation corridors to I-75 and I-10.

Buddy Parrish, of Performance Food Group-PFG, tells briefly why they chose Cairo for a 113,000 square foot distribution facility.

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