Economic Development

Scott Poag, W&A’s Director of Business Development since 2017, has been involved in economic development in the southeast for almost 10 years. During that time he has announced over $1,600,000,000 in new capital investments and over 6,800 net new jobs in the communities he has served. He was named as a 40 Under 40 Rising … Continued

W&A Engineering Expands Services to Nashville, Tennessee   New Director of Operations Clint Camp to Lead Nashville Office   W&A Engineering, a multidisciplinary engineering firm headquartered in Athens, Georgia, is excited to announce the expansion of services to Nashville, Tennessee, and the surrounding communities. The Nashville office, led by native Clint Camp, will offer civil … Continued

Last week, GEDA, hosted their 2017 Spring Workshop at Legacy Lodge on Lake Lanier Island. We joined Economic Developers from all over Georgia for great panel discussions, awards ceremonies, dinners, and more. Reverse Mentoring Panel W&A Engineering Business Development Director, Scott Poag, participated in a panel discussing reverse mentoring. He made a fascinating presentation about … Continued

Our Director of Economic Development Justin Greer, Business Developer Jim Lenahan, and Landscape Architect Mary Charles Howard lead the charge for W&A Engineering for economic development throughout the State of Georgia and beyond. Combined these three economic developers have garnered a great deal of knowledge over the years working in the economic development arena. That … Continued

 Athens, GA – W&A Engineering, an Athens-based engineering firm has been ranked as one of the top 3 engineering firms in Georgia for economic development in the American South by Southern Business & Development magazine in their Summer 2015 issue. W&A Engineering currently serves 20 communities in Georgia including Athens-Clarke County, Augusta, Banks County, Greene County, … Continued

The Standard at Athens Client: Landmark Properties Location: Athens, GA Description: The team at W&A Engineering assisted with the development of the Standard at Athens by providing our world-class services that include the following: • Surveying • Site design • Storm water and utility design • Coordination of structural design pertaining to site related elements … Continued

Progress continues on the Caterpillar facility.  Interior finishing of the building is ongoing with electrical, HVAC and plumbing.  The preparation for manufacturing equipment to be set has begun with the installation of interior foundations and equipment racks.  On the exterior, parking lots have taken shape with tree islands, curb and gutter and asphalt paving.  Construction … Continued

Work continues on the Caterpillar facility. Since the drying in of the manufacturing building and office, work has shifted to the interior of the buildings. On the exterior, newly installed gravel is being paved at length with tree islands and parking lots taking shape. Construction continues to move forward on the PDC (product distribution center) … Continued

Work continues on the Caterpillar facility. The manufacturing building and office is now completely under roof. Gravel has been installed for the product storage area and construction has begun on the PDC (product distribution center). It won’t be long until the main manufacturing facility is dried in, with doors and windows installed. The majority of … Continued