CDP Has the Keys

The Center for Domestic Preparedness was presented the keys and deed to 94 acres of land and 16 buildings purchased for $3.5 million last month. Negotiations have taken place for the last four years in preparation for this purchase. The Center for Domestic Prepardness has been leasing the buildings since...

MDA Closes the Deal with Medi-Klean for Additional Land

On July 9th, McClellan Development Authority staff and Legal Counsel finalized the sale of an additional acre of land in the McClellan Industrial Park. The buyer, Medi-Klean, LLC purchased another acre adjacent to their current site located on Pappy Dunn Boulevard. The additional acreage will give Medi-Klean room for future...

MDA signs property contract with FEMA for $3.5 million

At a July 9th Called Board meeting, the MDA Directors approved a contract for the sale of ninety four acres of property and sixteen buildings to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for $3,500,000. This deal was nearly three years in the making and involved detailed coordination with several federal agencies...

​Burn Notice

In order to facilitate the ongoing environmental remediation and ESCA cleanup of the former Fort McClellan, controlled burning of the vegetation to be removed from the last approximately 7.5 acres of munitions and explosives of concern (MEC) contaminated property is planned. This burning will be conducted during the month of...

$1.7 Million to update Eglin Avenue

The upgrades will expand Eglin Avenue in the McClellan Industrial Park and help International Auto Components successfully complete their scheduled expansion. IAC will be adding 359 jobs to the area, and the improved infrastructure will help bring new business to the area. Brian Johnson the City Planner solidified the money...

Summerall Gate Road gets a Facelift

The City of Anniston has recently completed the resurfacing of Summerall Gate Road on McClellan. This $572,000 project included the milling and resurfacing of two miles of road. As one of the two main entrances to McClellan off of Highway 21, this highly traveled road had deteriorated over the years...

We closed the land deal with 1st Baptist Church At McClellan

(left to right) Pastor Buddy Nelson with Trustees Carey Kirby, Jim Coxwell, and Greg Bagley sign closing documents for 3.8 acre parcel On May 19, 2014 Trustees for the 1st Baptist Church at McClellan inked the final closing documents and took possession of a 3.8 acre parcel adjoining their current...

More Steel Going Up on McClellan

Construction activity continues on McClellan – one is a business expansion and the other is new business construction. Steel girders are going up at International Auto Components as part of their production facility expansion project. This multi phased expansion is scheduled for completion in the October-November timeframe and result in...

Latest McClellan Demolition Project Underway

Work has already begun on the MDA’s latest demolition project that will include the removal of 29 buildings along with various old foundations and other concrete structures. Holmes II Excavation, out of Munford, Alabama, is leading the effort on this latest round of demolition activities. Demolition will take place at...

Update: McClellan Assisted Living Facility

Thanks to the all of the rain, McClellan Assisted Living Facility is now set to open in September, two months later than the original opening date. There will be 60 apartments available for residents and it will create 26 jobs in the area. Read more here The Facility: The McClellan...