Baldwin County, Alabama officials are optimistic that they will land a major manufacturer on a 3,000-acre certified megasite.
Baldwin County commissioners recently voted to extend the options on the property for a year. A "diverse and comprehensive" marketing effort is under way.
McCallum Sweeney Consultants delivered the certification in May, based on the size of the site, available rail and four-lane highway access, work force and utilities. the certification requires that government or recruiters maintain either ownership or purchase options.