Baldwin megasite attracts interest

Economic developers could have “an announcement of great importance” Thursday at an annual meeting in Gulf Shores, Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance President Robert Ingram wrote in a newsletter this week. The development could involve a newly certified industrial “megasite” in north Baldwin County, but so far those involved remain tight-lipped.

Ingram said any of three separate projects could be announced Thursday, but would not confirm that any of them are tied to a Bay Minette tract the alliance has acquired rights to purchase.

The alliance signed options Sept. 11 on 3,000 acres on the northeastern edge of the city, Ingram said. One large parcel is owned by an investment group, he said, while another collection of parcels is family-owned

Baldwin megasite attracts interest