Georgia Ports Authority
To meet surging demand for additional longer-term storage space, the GPA will develop 145 acres next to the Port of Savannah.
Among Savannah’s top export commodities, raw cotton, wood pulp, and kaolin clay were the biggest gainers for the first five months of the year.
The company will establish a new distribution center in Austell, GA, creating 150 new jobs in the metro Atlanta region.
GE will expand its operations at three locations throughout the state, creating a total of 300 new jobs.
The company will invest more than $172 million to create two new manufacturing facilities at the Port Logistics Center in Pooler, GA.
The multinational transportation company will invest $5.5 million in an expansion of the Hapag-Lloyd Quality Service Center in Gwinnett County, GA.
The Northeast Georgia Inland Port will serve the fast-growing Gainesville region.
Georgia ports achieved growth of 8.3 percent in total tonnage across all terminals during FY 2017.
Over the next 10 years, the Georgia Ports Authority plans to invest $152 million in improvements at the Port of Brunswick.
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