Southeast Industrial Real Estate Market

Doing Business in Savannah

Savannah is less than one-day delivery to most of the major southeast markets, including Atlanta, Nashville, Charlotte, Richmond, and the entire state of Florida.

The Port of Savannah has brought some of the world’s largest distributors to the region. The port is a major distribution hub to and from 26 states, or 75% of the U.S. population. Coca-Cola, Target, Chatham Steel Corporation, IKEA Wholesale, and Schneider are just a few of the companies that house their distribution operations in Savannah.

Savannah’s local and state government works with companies to offer tax exemptions, financial incentives, and other economic development programs, including:

  • Local Property, County Inventory, Pollution Equipment, Primary Materials Handling Sales, and Manufacturing Machinery Sales Tax Exemptions
  • Operational Incentives
  • Workforce Incentives
  • Job, Special Headquarters, and Child Care Tax Credits
  • Established Business Incentives

Learn more about Savannah’s incentives here.

Helpful Resources

Savannah Economic Development Authority
Financial Incentives
Learn more about the Port of Savannah