Population grew by 87,109 over the last 5 years and is projected to grow by 69,002 over the next 5 years.
Jobs grew by 72,300 over the last 5 years and are projected to grow by 47,577 over the next 5 years.
Region’s average earnings are $6.6K below the national average.
Below national average cost of living.
Where we’re located
SEGA Key Industries
Southeast Georgia has direct access to all major modes of transportation and is a place where people want to live due to the great quality of life, but the biggest asset the Region offers businesses is a great workforce.View All
Tradewinds Industrial Park offers 687 acres with access to I-95 via a one mile drive over Hwy 99 to a completely undeveloped interchange, one of the few remaining on I 95. This industrial park is an opportunity to acquire a highly visible location (I-95) that is located perfectly in between the Port of Savannah and Jacksonville.
This 2,000 acre Industrial Site is located at the Brunswick Golden Isles (BQK) Airport and is available for development and will give direct access to the runway.
A 355 Acre Industrial Site with GRAD Certification located 12 Miles from Brunswick Golden Isles Airport, 20 Miles from the Port of Brunswick and 1 Mile from Interstate 95.
The Port of St. Marys Industrial and Logistics Center 425 developable acres with around 4,000 linear feet of waterfront for development into a dynamic, multi-use port, industrial and logistics center. Strategically located 8 miles from the open ocean and serviced by an active short-line railroad, 10 miles to major Class-1 railroad CSX.
Message from SEGA Alliance
First of all, we miss seeing you! Our hope is that everyone is well and the new normal will soon return to the state, bringing back our face to face meetings. In the meantime, we want to keep you up to date with this newsletter on what is happening in this region. I hope you find it both helpful and are surprised at the progress our region is making in both growing the industrial base and the educational support for the future needs of our labor force.
On April 6, 2021, the GIDA Board of Governors approved a memorandum of understanding to support a capital investment of at least $250 million.
With just over a year before their lease was set to expire, the site selection team for Weyerhaeuser struggled to identify the ideal location to build their new 7,000 square foot regional timberlands office building. After an extensive search with a local broker and exhausting all advertised properties on popular site-selection tools, the team reached out to us, the Golden Isles Development Authority (GIDA).
Coastal Area District Development Authority, Inc. (CADDA) was awarded a $10 million loan fund from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration to launch a CARES ACT Recovery Assistance Loan Fund to assist businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Politics of Trade: How are Georgia Companies Impacted? Free class on February 25, 2021 at 11 a.m.
The Wayne County IDA recently purchased 312 acres off of U.S. Highway 84 on the West side of Jesup for development of Wayne Commerce Center, a new industrial/commerce park.
New owners to re-open Piggly Wiggly this spring at its former location in Jesup’s Cherry Street City Center under the new ownership of Reynolds Foodliner Inc. President Tom Coogle said, “We are excited and looking forward to coming to Jesup.