Golden Isles Development Authority2020-11-14T21:26:38-05:00

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Learn how the Golden Isles Development Authority can help your business.



We help take the guesswork out of your site selection process.



We offer resources and support to help your business grow.



Find your next opportunity in the Golden Isles.

We’re committed to providing world-class service and support to our existing industries


Reach 80% of the United States population within a two-day drive from our region. All major modes of transportation are at your disposal.

Food Industries

Join the Golden Isles regional cluster and take advantage of relationships and synergies with like-minded companies of all sizes.


Access an unparalleled logistics network to move your company’s supplies and products coupled with tailored workforce programs for your industry.


We have a history of service to the aviation community and continue to work with world-class organizations to create opportunities for this sector.


The Golden Isles is home to creators of all sizes. Our team is available to help entrepreneurs connect to the right resources, at the right time. 

Why Glynn County, Georgia?

Easy access to I95 corridor to move products

Brunswick and the Golden Isles are easily accessible via Interstate 95, an East Coast artery of commerce from Maine to Miami, and U.S. 17, a scenic route of incomparable beauty. U.S. 341/Golden Isles Parkway, U.S. 25, U.S. 82/GA 520 offers businesses direct access to all areas of Georgia.

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Three Ports for quickly moving product

The Port of Brunswick is located 12 miles landward from the open Atlantic Ocean. Glynn County is also located one hour south of the Port of Savannah and one hour north of the Port of Jacksonville, both via I-95.

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Workforce development programs

Students and adult learners are challenged with over 20 bachelor degree options at the College of Coastal Georgia and dozens of degree and certificate programs at Coastal Pines Technical School. This mix of education and workforce development programs means that your business can find the right hire locally in the Golden Isles.

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Quality of life to attract and retain talent

Residents of Brunswick and the Golden Isles are envied throughout the state – they can step outside their front doors, right into Georgia’s coastal playground. The pleasant temperature and beautiful scenic backdrop provide ample opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.

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Find the right location to grow

Our community has the location to meet your businesses needs.


Our local workforce can support all functions of your organization’s growth


have a college degree*


are between the ages of 18-64*


total labor force*

The Golden Isles of Brunswick & Glynn County, Georgia, create and attract the talent that fuels businesses in aerospace, manufacturing, food processing, and logistics.


*within 60 minutes of Brunswick, GA, Source: JobsEQ®

Let us know how the Golden Isles Development Authority can help grow your business

Ryan Moore

office: 912-265-6629

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Vanessa Wagner

Director of Business Development
& Strategic Programs
cell: 703-999-0470

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Sherri Pruitt

Business Retention &
Expansion Coordinator
office: 912-223-3464

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Joan Hearn

office: 912-265-6629

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