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COVID-19 Resources

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SEDA is here to support businesses

The impacts of the COVID-19 virus are being felt worldwide and right here in the Savannah region. The Savannah Economic Development Authority’s priority is the well-being of our community and the businesses in our region, and we stand ready to assist you in anyway that we can. The below information may be useful to you during this time. You may also call 912.447.8450 or email at moreinfo@seda.org.

Businesses/Employers Resources

Federal/State/Local Government Links:

Chatham County Municipalities

SBA Lenders:

  • Coastal Area District Development Authority (CADDA) is a non-profit economic development lender helping the small businesses owner, or future business owner, find their way through all the SBA requirements.  Established in 1976 as a Certified Development Company by the Small Business Administration, CADDA is able to deliver the SBA 504 program.
  • Small Business Assistance Corporation SBAC has announced the release of federal funds from the SBAC Recovery Loan Program, which serves small businesses in Chatham, Bryan, Bullock, Effingham, Liberty and Long counties as well as Hampton, Jasper, Beaufort, Colleton, Charleston and Dorchester counties in South Carolina. The SBAC also has this video describing the SBAC Bridge Loan and the application process.

Latest News

Port City Logistics announces Chatham County expansion

Port City Logistics, a third party logistics (3PL) company, announces the expansion of their operations in Chatham County, creating 200 new job opportunities and investing $80 million for the construction of a new headquarters and warehouse facility at 5816 Highway 21 in Port Wentworth. With the expansion, Port City Logistics…

06.23.2020

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SEDA establishes Technology Workforce Incentive

The Savannah Economic Development Authority has established a new Savannah Technology Workforce Incentive. The program reimburses individual moving expenses up to $2,000 for qualified technology workers currently located outside of Savannah. The offering is part of a SEDA initiative to continue boosting the region’s technology industry – which includes Fortune…

06.08.2020

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SEDA approves Rockingham Farms agreement

*SEDA’s Board of Directors unanimously approved the agreement at the June 4 SEDA Board of Directors meeting. Plans to develop 10 million square feet of warehouse space near Veterans Parkway could take another step forward this week as the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) considers approval of a development agreement…

06.05.2020

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