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Savannah Chatham Manufacturing Center

774 Acre Industrial Development Park

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Workforce at a glance

463,000

available workforce
within a 60-mile radius

4,000

military members transition to
civilian workforce annually

78,000+

students pursuing higher
education at 17 colleges
and universities

You’re not here by accident.
You’re here with a purpose.

To find a place that’s different than the rest. Ideally located on the Atlantic Ocean, the Savannah region is home to more than one million people and a skilled workforce that includes more than 4,000 military transitioning to the civil sector each year. Our 16 area colleges and universities with more than 74,000 students are producing a top talented workforce in industries ranging from creative technologies, entertainment production and advanced manufacturing and more. In addition, the region has programs like Quick Start, the state’s number one workforce training program in the United States.

The Port of Savannah’s global carrier network and superior location means faster-to-market service providing vital links to U.S. and international markets through two Class I railroads on terminal and Interstates 95 and 16 that can reach key cities throughout the U.S. in one- to two-day drives.

SEDA is here to help propel your business. If you are looking to locate to the region we can offer creative solutions, connections and resources.  And we firmly believe in “services after the sale.” Our award-winning business retention and expansion team will be here with you every step of the way as you grow in Savannah.

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Savannah Chatham Manufacturing Center

The Savannah Economic Development Authority’s Savannah Chatham Manufacturing Center is your new home for advanced manufacturing.

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Savannah’s Infrastructure at a Glance

 

one of the hottest industrial real estate markets in the country

#1

largest single container terminal and fastest-growing container terminal in the nation

2

Class I railroads
on terminal at the
Port of Savannah

32

non-stop destinations at
Savannah-Hilton Head
International Airport

“It is an honor for PHA to establish a new production facility in Chatham County, Georgia. As a producer of innovative products for the automotive world and growing EV market, we are extremely excited to be a part of the community. We owe our sincere gratitude to Chatham County and the State of Georgia for their support in making this happen and launching a successful partnership that will bring new jobs and contribute to advancing the economic development of the entire region.”

PHA Chairman Sangtae Kim

"SEDA is a terrific silent warrior for the Savannah area. They rolled up their sleeves and put forth some very creative offers that we just couldn’t refuse in order to keep Byrd and our expansion here in beautiful Savannah, Georgia. I’m deeply grateful for their support and encouragement."

Byrd Cookie Company CEO Stephanie Lindley

“We chose the right site, the right partners and the right state for progress.”

Hyundai Motor Group Executive Chairman Euisun Chang

"Continued investments in state-of-the-art products, modern customer support facilities and our communities sets Gulfstream apart in our industry, and we are grateful to our partners at the Savannah/Hilton Head airport, the Savannah Economic Development Authority and the Georgia Department of Economic Development, among others, for their support for our growth in the region."

Gulfstream Aerospace President Mark Burns

"With our experience in developing and producing parts, it is an honor to be able to supply electric vehicle parts in Chatham County, Georgia. With the establishment of Seoyon E-Hwa Savannah, we hope that it will not only provide new jobs in the region but also contribute to making Savannah a central city for automobile development and production."

Seoyon E-HWA Chairman Ryu Yang-seok

Latest News

SEDA provides workforce organization update

04.28.2024

At the April 16, 2024 Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) board of directors meeting staff gave an update on the naming and activities of the regional workforce organization that was announced in December 2023. The organization was a recommendation from the Regional Workforce Study released in November 2023. The new…

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SEDA hosts 2024 annual meeting

01.09.2024

On Jan. 4,  at the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) Annual Meeting SEDA President and CEO Trip Tollison announced that the authority had facilitated 11 company announcements in 2023 that resulted in 3,731 new job opportunities and $2,631,994,199 in capital investment. Other highlights of the event included announcing the naming…

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