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2020

  • Savannah Manufacturing Center Nears Completion - A little more than two years after its groundbreaking, work on the Savannah Economic Development Authority’s (SEDA) 744-acre Savannah Manufacturing Center located off of Old River Road is winding down and ready for vertical development. Work began on the $38 million project i... more

  • Sunland Logistics Expands to Effingham County, GA - Sunland Logistics Solutions Inc (Sunland) has expanded its network to the Savannah market after being selected to manage a 100,000 square foot fulfillment center for Panasonic Corporation of North America. This fulfilment center, located at the Georgia International Trade Cent... more

  • Georgia Ports Handles Medical Supplies - As the nation works to provide necessary equipment and supplies in the fight against COVID-19, the Georgia Ports Authority is helping importers to get critical goods into the hands of frontline health workers. The Port of Savannah is collaborating with companies such as Drive ... more

  • Georgia Ports Authority Adds New Container Storage - The Port of Savannah is bringing online 400,000 TEUs of annual container capacity at just the time when many port customers are seeking new storage options. "With slowing demand related to the coronavirus, port users need space to stage their cargo until that demand returns," ... more

  • Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million in Georgia - Kerry Group is investing $125 million to expand a Rome, Ga., factory that will create 100 new jobs when completed early next year. Some 400 people will be employed during construction, which is set to begin immediately. Gov. Brian Kemp sounded a familiar refrain in an announ... more

  • 2019 Another Record Year for Georgia Exports - Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Georgia has set another record, this time in exports and global trade, as the state's diverse industry base and global connectivity continue to drive competitiveness. In 2019, the State of Georgia tallied $41.2 billion in exports and $143.... more

  • International Visitors Impact Georgia Tourism - A record tourism year in which Georgia saw 111.7 million visitors spending $36.9 billion in the state was bolstered by the growing international segment, where stays tend to be longer and spending levels higher.  The nearly 1.4 million international visitors, up 1.4 perc... more

  • WTCSav Prosperity Through Trade Luncheon - The 2020 World Trade Center Savannah Prosperity Through Trade Luncheon, originally scheduled for May 7, 2020, has been postponed to May 2021 in light of the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19.  WTCSav is still calling for nominations for the World Trade Center Internationa... more

  • Ace Electric, Inc. Expanding Footprint in Georgia - Ace Electric, Inc. will expand their footprint in Valdosta-Lowndes Couth with additional capital investment and new jobs. Ace Electric, Inc. will build a new fabrication facility located in Westside Business Park to support their industrial and commercial customers. The new fa... more

2019

  • WTCSav Presents Official Resolution at BOD Meeting - At World Trade Center Savannah's (WTCSav) December Board of Directors meeting, WTCSav staff and board members presented an official resolution to Lynn Brennan, soon-to-be retired Assistant Area Port Director for Savannah at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). World T... more