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Jesse Dillon Vice President of Business Development
 

www.seda.org jdillon@seda.org 001-912-447-9704
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Savannah Economic Development Authority

Savannah & Chatham County

Propelling Business

Savannah exhibits a diverse industry mix with five traditional pillars of economic growth which include manufacturing, port logistics, healthcare, academic / military / government and tourism. Advanced manufacturing is critical to the Savannah economy, home to over 280 manufacturing companies and the headquarters for Gulfstream Aerospace. Savannah is home to the third fastest growing port in the World. The Port of Savannah is the single largest container port in North America, with 2 Class I railroads on terminal and 9 deep-water berths the Port of Savannah is the most efficient port in the county. Savannah’s talent pipeline is diverse, young and highly skilled. Among those contributing to Savannah’s workforce are graduates of the area’s colleges and universities, and the more than 4,000 servicemen and women who transition out of the local military each year.

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Savannah Economic Development Authority

Community Profile

Population

290,501 (Savannah MSA)

387,543

(incl. three counties in GA)

GDP per Capita

40,388 $ (Savannah MSA)

Workforce

150,948

444,000

(60 mile radius)

Focus Industries

Automotive, Aviation / Aerospace, Chemicals / Plastics / Advanced Materials, Data / IT, Energy, Fabrication

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Savannah Economic Development Authority

Jesse Dillon Vice President of Business Development

www.seda.org jdillon@seda.org 001-912-447-9704

List of European Companies who have already invested

Name Industry No. of Employees
JCB, Inc. (United Kingdom) Manufacturing 600
Imperial Sugar (Netherlands) Manufacturing 380
Kerry Ingredients & Flavours (Ireland) Manufacturing 260
Johnson Matthey (England) Manufacturing 180
Ikea (Sweden) Warehouse & Distribution 150