Bradley D. Toy, CCIM of Langston-Black Real Estate, Inc. represented Progressive Consultants, LLC and Burt Development in the $1,150,000 purchase of the historic Dixie Mill at 710 Greenville St., Lagrange, GA from Dixie Mill Enterprises, LLC. Brad also represented Progressive Consultants in the acquisition of 2.71 acres across the street which included the mill parking lot and a portion of the historic baseball field from a separate seller.
Dixie Cotton Mills was founded in 1895 and started operated in 1896. West Point Manufacturing Company bought the plant in 1933 and then merged with Pepperell in 1965. West Point-Pepperell closed the plan in 1985 only to reopen it in 1988. In 1993 West Point-Pepperell bought out J. P Stevens to become WestPoint Stevens. WestPoint Stevens closed the mill for good in 2004. More recently the mill has been used by a local company in the business of recycling carpet.
Progressive Consultants intends to redevelop the mill in to loft apartments. Previously Brad has assisted Progressive Consultants and Burt Development with the acquisition and disposition of projects in Greenville, Spartanburg, Asheville, NC and Augusta, GA. In April Brad represented Progressive Consultants in their acquisition of over 400,000 SF of historic cotton warehouses on 20+ acres at 1812 Slaton St. in Augusta, GA.