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Coastal Region

The Southeast's booming aerospace corridor runs through a historic region well-connected to America's fastest growing port


Tons of cargo moved in 2017


Miles of Coastline

Gateway to the globe

Coastal Georgia's infrastructure provides global access to and from your business.

  • The Port of Savannah is the fourth busiest and fastest-growing seaport in the U.S.
  • Inland operations in Bainbridge and Columbus
  • One international airport (Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport)
  • Dedicated on-terminal rail intermodal facilities for two Class I railroads, CSX and Norfolk Southern

A deep and diverse talent pool

The Coastal region is home to a skilled, motivated workforce with access to jobs in a variety of industries.

  • The Coastal region has a labor force of nearly 441,000 and an unemployment rate of 3.8%.
  • Gulfstream is the region's largest private employer with 10,000 workers.
  • Approximately 4,000 servicemen and women are exiting from Hunter Army Airfield and Fort Stewart into the workforce annually.

Innovation is the ecosystem in Coastal Georgia

Coastal Georgia is using innovation to impact both the environment and their business growth.

  • Launch to out-of-this-world places at the Camden Spaceport, which is poised to become the premier commercial spaceport on the East Coast.
  • The Georgia Sea Turtle Center is a one-of-a-kind hospital and rehabilitation center for sea turtles.
  • The state’s Center of Innovation for Logistics connects Georgia companies to the resources they need to enhance their supply chains and bolster their global competitiveness.

Historic charm by the sandy shore

Experience the charm and beauty that is Coastal Georgia.

  • Once an exclusive private winter retreat for some of America’s most prominent families, today Jekyll Island is one of the largest land preservation projects in the southeast. Explore historical landmarks and 20-miles of bike trails after checking out highly-rated Driftwood Beach.
  • With its tree-lined streets and stunning architecture, Savannah – Georgia’s oldest city – radiates southern charm. Enjoy a carriage ride through one of the nation’s largest National Historic Landmark districts and finish with a leisurely stroll along River Street, which features its original cobblestones and offers prime views of ships visiting the port.
  • Nearly a half-million acres in size, Okefenokee Swamp is a magnificent environment to explore, with something for travelers of all abilities. Choose from hiking trails and wildlife drives to boardwalks and canoe or motorboat trips through some 120 miles of prehistoric canals