About the Region

The Southeast Georgia Region is situated directly on Georgia’s coast between Savannah, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida. Businesses located in the Region benefit from a wide range of economic assets that few locations can offer.

Southeast Georgia

The Southeast Georgia Region connects business and industry from Savannah to Jacksonville.  Three interstates give access to a regional workforce draw and the amenities of our anchor cities offering advantages found in much larger metropolitan areas.

1 M+

Potential employees.

Jacksonville, Florida and Savannah, Georgia border the Region which provides access to a huge workforce.

1 Day

Drive time to the entire southeast United States.

I-95 runs north and south through middle of the Region and I-10 and I-16 are a short drive to the south and north.

36,745

and growing!

The Port of Brunswick, located in our region, has seen jobs increase by 2,101 over the last five years and are projected to increase by 1,545 over the next five years.

3 Ports

Ports of Brunswick, Jacksonville and Savannah.

Of these, two are major container ports bordering the edge of the Region, allowing businesses to choose between them to get the best price.

3 Airports

Access to Air.

Two International Airports are less than a hour’s drive from our region; Jacksonville International Airport and Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport.  From the Brunswick-Golden Isles Airport you are only a 37 minute flight to Atlanta.

3 Rail

Class 1: Norfolk Southern, CSX.

Regional: Genesee & Wyoming.

Extensive rail and rail served industrial sites are located through the Southeast Georgia Region.

REGION GLOBAL BRANTLEY CAMDEN CHARLTON GLYNN MCINTOSH WAYNE

The SEGA Alliance region is home to global companies producing and distributing diverse products with a workforce population exceeding 1 million people within an hour’s drive. Companies like Gulfstream, General Dynamics Electric Boats, BAE Systems, PaR Systems, Pinova, Rich Products Corporation and Rayonier produce aerospace, defense, food, forestry and marine products. Logistics based companies such as Mercedes Benz and International Auto, thrive in this region as they move inventory throughout North America using the Port of Brunswick, three Class I Rail providers and three nearby interstates, I-95, I-10 and I-16.

KEY INDUSTRIES

AEROSPACE & DEFENSE

Aerospace and Defense increased by 354 jobs (3.3%) from 2012-2017, outpacing the national growth rate, jobs are at 3.34 times the national job concentration and cost of labor in the region is below average: $126.7K, which is $463.4 below the national average of $127.2K.
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CHEMICAL & PLASTICS

Chemical Manufacturing increased by 168 jobs (8.7%) from 2012-2017, outpacing the natioonal growth rate of 4.6%, jobs are 1.66 times the national job concentration and cost of labor in the region is below average: $89.2K, which is $6.1K below the national average of $95.4K
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MARINE

With approximately 50 miles of coastline and access points to the Atlantic Ocean, the Southeast Georgia Alliance region is a prime location for marine related industry.  From repair and refit to manufacturing, our region can support access to a highly qualified workforce as well as access to suppliers and distribution networks.
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FOOD PROCESSING

Food Processing and Manufacturing increased by 715 jobs (21.2%) from 2012-2017, outpacing the national growth rate of 19.9%, jobs are 1.49 times the national job concentration and cost of labor in the region is above average: $78.5K, which is $11.1K above the national average of $67.4K.
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FORESTRY & WOOD PRODUCTS

The region’s proximity to pine forests, research partners and transportation networks has attracted a diverse mix of wood related product industries.
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LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION

Transportation and Logistics increased by 2,917 jobs (18.7%) from 2012-2017, outpacing the national growth rate of 8.1%, jobs are 1.62 times the national job concentration and cost of labor in the region is below average: $67.9K, which is $5.4K below the national average of $73.3K
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