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Economic Development - A Growing City

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Welcome to Garden City, Georgia!

With a skilled workforce, an unsurpassed infrastructure and access to the Georgia Ports Authority, and a community committed to your success, Garden City has everything to propel your business.

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            Garden City Traffic Count Data pulled from the Georgia Department of Transportation (

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Garden City, the Savannah Economic Development Authority, Chatham County and the
State of Georgia offer many incentives to qualifying new or expanding qualifying businesses within Garden City. Some of those incentives include:

Local Incentives Within Town Center Enterprise Zone

Local Garden City Town Center Enterprise Zone Ordinance

Property Tax Abatement
Additional Local Incentives and Fee Waivers

Georgia Business Incentives

Job Tax Credit
Quality Jobs Tax Credit
Port Tax Credit Bonus
Research and Development Tax Credit
Mega Project Tax Credit
Film, Television and Digital Entertainment Tax Credit
Work Opportunity Tax Credit
Investment Tax Credit
Optional Investment Tax Credit
Retraining Tax Credit
Child Care Tax Credit

Chatham County and State of Georgia Tax Exemptions

Inventory Tax Exemption
County Inventory Tax Abatement
Computer Equipment Sales Tax Exemption
Pollution Equipment Tax Exemption
Primary Materials Handling Sales Tax Exemption
Manufacturing Machinery Sales Tax Exemption
Foreign Merchandise in Transit Credit
Sales and Use Tax Exemption

Georgia Workforce Incentives

Employee Screening
Quick Start Pre-employment Training
Intellectual Capital Partnership Program (ICAPP)
Go Build Georgia
Operation Workforce
Coastal Workforce Services/Coastal Workforce Investment Board
HOPE Scholarship
Right to Work Laws

State of Georgia Small Business and Entrepreneurs Assistance

Angel Investor Tax Credit
Entrepreneur and Small Business Loan Guarantee Program

Miscellaneous Incentives

Fee/Payment in Lieu of Taxes
Georgia Centers of Innovation 

For more information on Economic Development Opportunities in Garden City please contact Jackie Jackson at 912-963-2768.

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