OWA named Alabama's leading new employer
FOLEY, Ala. (WPMI) —
It's not even open, but the ever growing OWA entertainment complex being built in Foley has already been named at the state's leading new employer by the Alabama Dept. of Commerce.
The agency's 2016 industry report reveal OWA has created 620 new jobs this year alone, and is the second largest investment in the state at $361 million.
When all phases are complete, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians expect to invest more than $500 million in the complex, which features an amusement park, hotels and shopping complexes.