Georgia Governor Nathan Deal speaks in front of the container ship COSCO Development at the Port of Savannah, Friday, May 12, 2017, in Savannah, Ga. At a capacity of 13,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units, the Development is the largest ship ever to call on the U.S. East Coast.
The Site Selectors Guild awards the 2017 Excellence in Economic Development Award to the team at the Brunswick-Glynn County Development Authority for their "flexibility and creativity in meeting a prospect's needs."
Blue Angels are flying over Brunswick and the Golden Isles of Georgia in the Wings Over the Golden Isles Air Show and the excitement is in the air!
The Georgia Ports Authority achieved outstanding January results, with double-digit growth across all business sectors and a 26 percent increase in total tonnage!
The David T. Smith Award was recently created to honor longtime Authority staff member, Dave Smith and will be given annually to a recipient who helps further Economic Development in Glynn County. Charles Ezelle from Thomas & Hutton Engineering is the first recipient.
Coastal Pines Technical College offers free classes to help adult learners earn a GED and be successful in today’s workplace. The program is catered to each student based on their needs and interests.
Four new Panamax Cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah. Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch stated "It means getting cargo to market and getting ships back out to sea with unmatched efficiency."
The Brunswick Urban Redevelopment Agency is seeking proposals from developers for redevelopment of the Oglethorpe Block. The project site is at the gateway to Historic Downtown Brunswick. The project is a catalyst for the continued redevelopment of Historic Downtown Brunswick and the surrounding Historic District.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is providing disaster recovery loans for businesses of all sizes. Disaster Loans are available if your business received physical damage or suffered economic losses.
The Port of Savannah saw the first vessel to call on their port that came through the new expanded Panama Canal. The "MOL Benefactor" can carry up to 10,100 containers and is the largest to ever visit the Port of Savannah.
Erik Vonk, owner and founder of Richland Rum, spoke to a full-house at Tipsy McSways about his plans for expanding into Downtown Brunswick, GA and why he's so passionate about rum. Check out the video.
More than 250 Economic Developers from around Georgia are coming to St Simons for the Georgia Economic Developers Association's (GEDA) 2016 Spring Workshop and the Georgia Department of Economic Development's (GDEcD) Board Meeting.