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The economic impact of U.S. seaports has a far reach, extending from the direct to the indirect and beyond. There are an estimated 2.2 million jobs that depend on ports.


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The economic impact of U.S. seaports has a far reach, extending from the direct to the indirect and beyond. There are an estimated 2.2 million jobs that depend on ports.

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Ports And FTZs: Tidal Wave

The economic impact of U.S. seaports has a far reach, extending from the direct to the indirect and beyond. There are an estimated 2.2 million jobs that depend on ports.

Georgia Ports See Surge In Private Investments, Record Cargo Volumes

Georgia ports achieved growth of 8.3 percent in total tonnage across all terminals during FY 2017. 

Boat Seat Manufacturer Growing In Tennessee

The Wise Company, Inc. will expand its Hardin County, TN production and warehouse space, adding 74 new jobs.

Medient To Build America’s Largest Movie Studio In Georgia

The project will be the largest in the US and as much of the site will be open to visitors, it is also expected to become a major tourist destination. The MOU is the memorialization of an agreement with Medient that will create in excess of 1,000 permanent jobs,

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Indiana Devotes Nearly $44M To Economic Recovery Efforts

The new initiatives were launched to help Indiana businesses restart, adapt and stimulate long-term growth, especially small businesses and manufacturers. 

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCEDA is presenting virtual career fairs to connect college grads with Northern Virginia companies seeking employees.

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BF Location Video: Georgia Ports Authority: Celebrating 75 Years

On March 9, 1945 the Georgia Legislature, anticipating the post-World War II economic boom, created the Georgia Ports Authority, with control over the deepwater ports in both Savannah and Brunswick. Today, the Port of Savannah is the fastest-growing and single largest container terminal in the country, accounting for nearly 10% of Georgia’s economy.