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IEDC: Georgia No. 3 for business

October 23, 2014
U.S. corporate executives hold the Peach State in high regard. Georgia tied with North Carolina for having the third-best business climate, according to a new survey of U.S. corporate executives released earlier this week at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Annual Conference.

Deal: Project agreement signed for harbor deepening

October 8, 2014
Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) have signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA), allowing construction on the long-awaited Savannah Harbor Expansion Project to begin.

State of the Port: Georgia Ports Authority positioned for growth

September 26, 2014
After a year of record-breaking numbers and hard-fought battles for harbor deepening funding, Savannah’s port is positioned for significant growth and could eventually eclipse the ports of New York and New Jersey to lead the east coast, the executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority said Thursday. “We’ve eclipsed three million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent container units). It’s time to look toward four,” said Curtis Foltz, delivering the 2014 Savannah State of the Port address.
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