Costco wholesale is building a new 155,146 square foot store in Athens, Georgia. It is being built on a 23-acre site just north of the Epps Bridge Centre complex. Athens’s new store will have 699 parking spaces and a fuel center with 18 pumps. 

Epps Bridge Centre Site Plan.

The company will receive a $16 million and property tax abatement for 15 years as an incentive. The store is expected to bring in $3 million in annual sales tax revenue. Up to 275 new jobs are expected and the store is expected to eventually have sales of $150 million. The store is expected to open in October.

Costco gas station in Plano Texas.

Location History

2021 Google street view of the site from Plaza Parkway.

Aerial images dating back to 1955 the new Costco location has not had any major development projects.

Aerial view of the area in 2007.
2001 aerial view.

Costco Wholesale Facts

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  • Costco has been one of the world’s largest retailers for prime beef, organic foods, rotisserie chicken, and wine.
  • The retailer opened its first warehouse in Seattle on September 15, 1983.
  • Costco employs over 288,000 full and part-time employees worldwide and has over 100 million members.

5550 Parkway Blvd, Athens, GA 30622