2021 is off to a great start for Camden County! A space company has selected Camden County as a location finalist candidate for their proposed project, Project Osprey. This project includes building headquarters, manufacturing and operations, and there are opportunities for more than 200 high paying, high-tech jobs for rural Georgians with an average salary of $80,000 to $100,000.
This company will bring over $40 million in capital investment. Also, future launch operations would occur from Spaceport Camden, resulting in benefited research and education opportunities for schools and institutions as a product of this company’s presence.
Project Osprey Key Highlights
Type of Company: Space Industry-Related
Purpose:Headquarters, manufacturing, operations and future launches from Spaceport Camden
Capital Investment:Company would invest between $40-47 million into Camden County
Job Category(s): Manufacturing & Operations, Office and Engineering
Average Annual Salary:$80,000 – $100,000
“We are very excited about this potential development. This is a wonderful opportunity for both Camden County and Spaceport Camden. The many economic and educational opportunities that this company would bring will be extremely advantageous not only to Camden County, but to the state as a whole.” said Camden County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead Steve Howard.
This project aligns and would help advance Georgia’s goal of becoming the technology capital of the East Coast. Camden County and Spaceport Camden are looking forward to exploring this public-private partnership further. As 2021 continues, we are hopeful there will be more in store for Spaceport Camden.