Category: Feature

SG Blocks, Inc. to Build Manufacturing Campus in St. Marys, Georgia


March 10, 2022 SG Blocks, Inc. to Build Manufacturing Campus in St. Marys, Georgia Stemming from the initial investment in the 1,286 acre water-front Cumberland Inlet development, additional land in St. Marys is being purchased for manufacturing. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– SG Blocks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGBX) (“SGBlocks” or the “Company”), a leading developer, designer, and fabricator of modular structures, announced today that the Camden County Joint Development Authority (JDA) has approved SG Blocks’ real estate transaction for roughly 33 acres with plans to build a 114,000 square foot manufacturing facility to support the Cumberland Inlet development project. SG Blocks plans to employ [...]

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Plug Power Announces Green Hydrogen Plant in Camden County, Georgia


Plug Power Announces Green Hydrogen Plant in Camden County, Georgia 6/10/2021   Liquid hydrogen production facility will extend the company’s service network across the entire East Coast of the U.S. LATHAM, N.Y., June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of hydrogen solutions, today announced plans to build a green hydrogen production plant in Camden County, Georgia, to serve customers across the southeastern United States. The announcement affirms Plug Power’s continued commitment to establish the first North American green hydrogen supply network, as the Camden County plant extends Plug Power’s service coverage across the entire [...]

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Camden County Receives Award for Mid-Size Community Deal of the Year by GEDA


  For Immediate Release Media Contact: Kevin Shea, President KShea@Georgia.org 404-962-4109   Camden County Receives Award For Mid-Size Community Deal Of The Year By The Georgia Economic Developers Association   ATLANTA (November 16, 2020) – The Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) recognized the Camden County Joint Development Authority for “outstanding achievement in the location/expansion of business in Georgia” at its Annual Awards luncheon on Monday.  Camden County was recognized because of the Plug Power project, which announced on June 10th of this year.  Chris Womack, Chairman, President & CEO of Georgia Power, presented the award to James Coughlin, Executive Director of the [...]

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GPA increasing Brunswick’s annual capacity to 1.4M vehicles


Adding new berth, expanding storage, growing breakbulk capability   SAVANNAH, Ga., March 9, 2022 – At the Brunswick State of the Port event Wednesday, the Georgia Ports Authority unveiled plans to grow capacity at Brunswick’s flagship autoport and its breakbulk terminal for forest products. “We’re expanding berth and terminal capacity at both Colonel’s Island and Mayor’s Point so that we are ready to take on additional trade,” said Griff Lynch, GPA executive director. “The investments we are making will lay the groundwork for job growth and new opportunity in the Brunswick region.” As the nation’s second busiest hub for Ro/Ro cargo, behind only [...]

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Governor Kemp announces Domtar Corp. to expand Wayne Co. manufacturing facility, creating 75 jobs


For Immediate Release Monday, May 17, 2021 Gov. Kemp Announces Domtar Corporation to Expand Wayne County Manufacturing Facility, Creating 75 Jobs Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Domtar Corporation will invest more than $60 million to expand their Engineered Absorbent Materials (EAM) manufacturing operations in Jesup, delivering 75 additional jobs to Wayne County. “I thank Georgia-based EAM Corporation for continuing to create jobs and opportunities for the hardworking Georgians of Wayne County,” said Governor Kemp. “The state’s pipeline of highly trained talent has helped the No. 1 state for business continue to attract solid jobs for all [...]

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SEGA Newsletter


Message from Southeast Georgia Alliance Chairman, James Coughlin Greetings from your beautiful Georgia coast!  We so miss hosting you here and visiting you in Atlanta.  Hopefully we’ll soon be able to return to the type of face-to-face relationship building that makes this business so great!  Here in Southeast Georgia, we have worked together to share ideas that have allowed us to not just survive, but thrive during this past year.  I hope you’ll enjoy learning about the activity taking place throughout the region in this new quarterly newsletter. From a new company coming to Brantley County to a new industrial park [...]

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Project Peach to invest at least $250M in the Golden Isles


Project Peach to invest at least $250M in the Golden Isles The utility providers in Georgia are leading the way to make our state a national leader in renewable energy. According to U.S. Energy Information Administration, renewable energy accounted for 9.2% of the total energy consumption in Georgia in 2018. As the state strives to increase the production and consumption of renewable sources, the Golden Isles has an opportunity to support renewable energy in Georgia. The potential for solar energy use in Georgia is dependent upon the amount of sun shining on the earth’s surface called “solar insolation.” Several factors such as weather patterns, [...]

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Project WY Announced-Working Together to Find Solutions for Local Businesses


Technology has been an essential tool in helping communities’ market their assets to attract and retain business; however, no amount of flyover videos or site selection maps can replace a conversation’s value. 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). After that first conversation, we [...]

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