Infrastructure and Access

Darien and McIntosh County are centrally located on I-95 between Savannah and Jacksonville

Infrastructure Map
Use this map to learn more about the logistical infrastructure in and around McIntosh County.

Ideally Situated

Darien and McIntosh County are ideally situated for manufacturing, import and export, thanks to its proximity to the ports, rail facilities and airports at Brunswick GA, Savannah GA, and Jacksonville FL. Access to these could not be easier; Interstate 95 runs the length of McIntosh County. Businesses can take advantage of the County’s wealth of available land and incentives while being less than an hour from commercial centers where raw materials and fished goods can be imported and exported with ease.

Two Container Ports and the Nation’s Top Ro/Ro Port

McIntosh County is located within a one hour drive from the Port of Savannah and the Port of Jacksonville and only 20 minutes from the Port of Brunswick.

Savannah Port with 60 miles great for logistics warehousing

Port of Savannah at Night

Port of Savannah

The largest single container port in the United States.  Two Railroads, Norfolk Southern & CSX, on terminal.  Immediate access to two interstates: I-16 (East/West) and I-95 (North/South).  The Port of Savannah has 9,700 Feet of Contiguous Berth Space, is a four-hour drive to Atlanta, Orlando and Charlotte, and has the largest concentration of import distribution centers on the East Coast.  Port of Savannah

 

Port of Brunswick Colonels Island auto processing

Port of Brunswick, importing autos

Port of Brunswick

The number 1 port in the nation for new auto imports.  Two railroads, Norfolk Southern & CSX, on terminal an over 500 acres leased or owned by the auto industry.  The Port of Brunswick has 40-ft grain berth depth for heavily laden vessels and is only 2.5 Miles of four-lane highway to I-95 and US 17.  Port of Brunswick

 

Jaxport

Port of Jacksonville from the sky

Port of Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) is a full-service, international trade seaport in the Southeast United States.  JAXPORT owns and manages three cargo terminals.  Jaxport

 

 

Interstate 95, the East Coast connection

Interstate logistics warehousing route

Interstate 95

I-95 is one mile from the entrance to the Tidewaters Complex, I-16 is 50 miles north on I-95 and I-10 is 75 miles south on I-95. The Tidewaters Complex sits midway between two major commercial and industrial centers and midway between avenues of transport worldwide.

 

 

 

 

 

Brunswick Golden Isles Airport Terminal

BQK Terminal in the Golden Isles

Brunswick Golden Isles Airport

Only 20 minutes from McIntosh, the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK) offers three daily flights to Hartsfield – Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).  The flights are only 37 minutes long and are offered by Delta.  Brunswick Golden Isles Airport  

 

 

 

Savannah International Airport

SAV Terminal

Savannah International Airport

The Savannah International Airport (SAV) has five major carriers and two connection airlines.  As of 2003, SAV was touted second only to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport as Georgia’s busiest commercial airport.  Savannah International Airport

 

 

Jacksonville International Airport

JAX Terminal

Jacksonville International Airport

The Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), just 60 minutes to our south, moves 150+million pounds of air cargo through their airport annually. JAX also boast eight major passenger carriers.  Jacksonville International Airport

Top Employers

Top Manufacturing

Largest manufacturers in the region

Top Manufacturing

GulfStream 9,581
Rayonier Inc 800
Brunswick Cellulose Inc 600
JCB 450
Rich Products Corp 439

Top Logistics

Top Logistics and Warehousing

Logistics and Warehousing

Target Corp. Import DC 800
Dollar Tree Stores Inc DC 347
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. DC 300
Home Depot Import DC 300
California Cartage Co. LLC 210

Top Food Processing

Largest food processing

Top Food Processing

Claxton Poultry Farms Inc 1,400
Kerry Inc 530
Rich Products 439
Diamond Crystal Brands Inc 400
King & Prince Seafood Corp. 318

Industrial Properties

Take advantage of the great infrastructure in and around McIntosh County, Georgia

  • Darien Call Center

Contact Center

40,000 SF, fiber optic on site, favorable lease terms, and 300,000+ population within 30 min drive

  • Darien Outlet Center

Darien Outlet Center

285,629 SF open-air outlet shopping center on I-95

  • Tidewaters Industrial Park, ideal for logistics warehousing

Tidewaters Industrial Complex

517 acres with I-95 frontage, interior roads, landscaping, and all utilities on site - GRAD Certified