Business In Savannah
If activity at the country’s deep-water ports is any indication, Santa’s sleigh is going to be loaded down this year, delighting kids of all ages as well as truck drivers, dockworkers, container shipping interests and, most of all, retailers — many of whom live and die by seasonal holiday sales.
Savannah has a new deepwater site ready to locate manufacturers and logistics companies.
Reed Dulany III of Dulany Industries; Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal; and Marc Weinreich of Greenfield Environmental Trust announced the new SeaPoint Deepwater Industrial Terminal Complex on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of SeaPoint)
Griff Lynch had a tough time curbing his enthusiasm Thursday as he delivered his second “State of the Ports” address to a sold-out crowd at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.
Griff Lynch, Georgia Ports Authority’s executive director, delivers his State of the Port address to an overflow audience Thursday at Savannah’s International Trade and Convention Center. (Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News)
Bryan County-based Daniel Defense, manufacturer of firearms and accessories, has announced that they have significantly downsized their workforce over the past few weeks.
For the founders of Nine Line Apparel, the concrete backing on their sign at their new facility is more than just a place to display the company logo.
By PAUL WISEMAN
FILE - In this Tuesday, April 4, 2017, file photo, Blake Hurst, a corn and soybean farmer and president of the Missouri Farm Bureau, walks to the tractor shed on his farm in Westboro, Mo. U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to redo the North American Free Trade Agreement, but NAFTA has widened access to Mexican and Canadian markets, boosting U.S. farm exports and benefiting many farmers. Hurst says NAFTA has been good for his business and worries that he’ll lose out in a renegotiation. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, file photo, a woman sits on a curb at the scene of a shooting outside of a music festival along the Las Vegas Strip. Months after Facebook and Google announced major efforts to curb the spread of false stories masquerading as news, it’s still cropping up, most recently in the wake of the Las Vegas mass shooting. Turns out it’s not so easy to re-engineer social media systems geared to maximize engagement over accuracy, especially when trolls and pranksters are scheming to evade those controls. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
The Metropolitan Planning Commission on Tuesday voted to approve an amendment to the City of Savannah Zoning Ordinance to remove density standards for several districts. The petition, which was brought by the city aims to provide more incentives for residential development and create more balance for hotel and residential development.
The old driving instructions “Stop, look and listen” take on a whole new meaning in today’s “smart” world.
DeAnn Komanecky/Savannah Morning News Michael Holt, President of the Georgia chapter of the Intelligent Transportation Society, talks technology at the group’s annual meeting held this week in Savannah.
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The grand opening for Laney Contemporary Fine Art (http://laneycontemporary.com), Savannah’s newest art gallery, attracted a huge, enthusiastic crowd.
The Savannah River Landing, a mixed-use development planned for the east end of President Street, has moved one step closer to reality. The sale of the 57-acre site closed last month for $30,125,000.
The Savannah River Landing site will include a park along the Savannah River with brick sidewalks, decorative lighting, benches, open grass areas, and trees. (Renderings courtesy of Savannah River Landing Land LLC)