Business In Savannah
By Alexandra Olson
In this Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, photo, members of the Droga5 team behind the recent CoverGirl campaign talk about that campaign during a meeting at the advertising agency’s headquarters, in New York. Creative director Ray Smiling, upper left, listens along with other team members as Shannon Washington, also a creative director, seated at center, makes her point. Diversity in the advertising industry is becoming a higher priority for consumer product companies as they try to reach a new generation of customers with evolving sensibilities on ethnicity, age, gender and sexuality. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Cinnamon Bear Stores are holding a writing contest for children of deployed military personnel and their families to win a trip for four to New York City. The “Red, Write and Thank You Christmas Contest” is open to children ages 6 to 12 who have a family member who will be deployed during the holiday season.
Elan Technology, a Midway-based glass manufacturer, was honored this week by Governor Nathan Deal as Georgia Innovator of the Year during the second annual Georgia Automotive Awards held in Atlanta.
After failing to come to a decision concerning several variances for a proposed Ardsley Park home on Thursday, the city of Savannah Zoning Board of Appeals allowed the potential homeowner to withdraw the petition abruptly at the end of the hearing.
After failing to come to a decision concerning several variances for a proposed Ardsley Park home, the potential homeowner of this lot was allowed to withdraw his petition abruptly. (Photo courtesy of city of Savannah Zoning Board of Appeals)
In July, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch reported a record Fiscal 2017 to his board – 3.8 million containers and $373 million in revenues for the period ending June 30.
Six Georgia Ports Authority neo-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes work the container ship COSCO Development at the Port of Savannah in May. At a capacity of 13,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units, the Development was — at the time — the largest container ship ever to call on the U.S. East Coast. (Georgia Port Authority/Stephen Morton)
Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate fell in September in spite of Hurricane Irma, according to the state Department of Labor.
A demolition request for a 1920s Ardsley Park bungalow, along with the planned construction of a larger home on the lot, is raising concerns among neighbors who fear the project could set a precedent for unfavorable development.
The possible demolition of this Ardsley Park bungalow along with the planned construction of a larger home on the lot is raising concerns among neighbors who fear the project could set precedence for unfavorable development in the future. The city of Savannah Zoning Board of Appeals will hear the matter at their meeting on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of city of Savannah Zoning Board of Appeals)
September homes Sales deceased about 10 percent year-over-year with 543 homes selling across Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties compared to the 603 homes sold during the same period last year, according to data recently released by Savannah Multi List Corp.
An Atlanta-based company has obtained a majority share of International Paper’s consumer packaging business.
I’ve been occasionally chronicling changes in Starland for over 15 years, but I never dreamed the neighborhood along the Bull Street corridor would host a shop like the new Annex at Graveface Records & Curiosities.
Moon River Brewing Company is raising a glass after receiving two prestigious awards at the Great American Beer Festival held in Denver earlier this month.
The crew from Savannah’s Moon River Brewing Company celebrate after winning best Mid-Size Brewpub and Mid-Size Brewpub Brewer of the Year and a gold medal for best in Belgian-style White Ale for their Wild Wacky Wit at the Great American Beer Festival earlier this month. (Photo courtesy of Moon River Brewing Company)