Lake Oconee, Georgia is the site for a proposed 86-acre biotech park that is expected to create up to 500 jobs in the area, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle
. Developers hope that the park will draw drug development start-up companies and biotech manufacturers to Putnam County, Georgia.
The Rock Eagle Science Technology Park may cost more than $150 million. It is part of a 1,250-acre, mixed-use development that will have a high school, housing, and retail spaces.
A Southern California-based company that manufactures medical equipment is expected to be the park's central tenant, according to Ted Baker, manager of Georgia Fall Line Properties LLC, the project owner and developer.