Come Grow with Us in St. Marys, Georgia

Come Grow with Us in St. Marys, Georgia

Spencer House Inn says “Come Grow with Us”

After more than 25 rewarding years in the hospitality business, the owners of Spencer House Inn in St. Mary’s, Georgia have decided to pass the torch. While the world is experiencing a transition to a new normal, the timing for new Owners is perfect.

Data Trends

With the low-interest rates, some data trends are showing that a significant amount of built-up desire to travel. This will positively influence the hospitality industry. This will increase the amount of demand. Thus, exceeding supply. Therefore, this will mean an increase in occupancy rates. Furthermore, data from travel analysts show that among the tourists ready to travel, they prefer to stay at smaller, luxury properties.

Select Registry Member

Spencer House Inn fits that profile as a member of Select Registry, a diverse collection of independent, boutique properties that deliver a level of personalized service and a quality experience only a select few independent properties can attain. Furthermore, this historic B&B is consistently awarded top honors by travel professionals, hospitality organizations, and guests alike.

Ideal Location

St. Marys, Georgia is a southeast coastal village just 9 miles east of Interstate 95 and 3 miles from Florida with the picturesque St. Marys River as the border between the states – what a great location! St. Marys is also the gateway to Cumberland Island National Seashore, a national park landmark teeming with history, charm, and plenty of room for year-round outdoor activities and adventures.

Two Significant Announcements

Two factors make this a banner year for St. Marys. Unlimited possibilities for Spencer House Inn to be a part of.

Joint Venture Project

First, Jacoby Development, Inc., owned by Jim Jacoby, specializes in environmentally conscious developments. The former Gilman Paper Company mill, a 722-acre site, which will now be known as Cumberland Inlet, will be transformed.

They have announced a joint venture project with 3 groups:

  • The Camden County Joint Development Authority,
  • The City of St. Marys
  • Camden County

Plans for a multi-use property will be developed in phases:

Plans include commercial, office, and retail space. Moreover, a deep-water marina, boat storage, park, and green space areas. In addition, residential properties plus a world-class rookery that currently attracts native and migratory wildlife throughout the year.

Major Renovation

Second, a major renovation is coming to the U.S. Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. It is located in St. Marys. This is the east coast home to the Ohio-class fleet of submarines. In preparation for the 2028 arrival of the Columbia-class fleet, Kings Bay will undergo an $840 million renovation.


This expansion will be extensive. The renovation will include docks, dry dock facilities, and training facilities. This will require an estimated 1000 civilian workers to relocate to the area.


The future of St. Marys, Georgia, is as bright as a sunny day on the beach on Cumberland Island. Spencer House Inn looks forward to sharing with its new Owners plus their guests, new and returning. The historic charm of St. Marys offers plentiful opportunities for outdoor adventures. Come grow with us in St. Mary’s, Georgia!

B&B Consulting

Former B&B Owner & Innkeeper Rob Sales is also experienced at B&B Real Estate. Contact Rob today!

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Update: Rob Sales sold this property!