Brunswick and Glynn County, also known as the Golden Isles, is an emerging magnet for growth-seeking enterprise. Lower operating costs, access to all major transportation, and a culture of mutual support blend with an impressive array of recreational, educational and cultural activities.

The Brunswick & Glynn County Development Authority is committed to helping you succeed here. Not just at start-up, but as long as you are part of our business community.

So we really want you to visit us here in southeast, coastal Georgia. We’ll make you feel welcome. We’ll plan ahead for the most efficient use of your time. You’ll personally encounter all the reasons your business will thrive here. After that, we think…like so very many of our visitors…you’ll be back.

The Glynn Top 10


GEDA’s 2016 Spring Workshop comes to St Simons Island

May 17th, 2016|5 Comments

More than 250 Economic Developers from around Georgia are coming to St Simons for the Georgia Economic Developers Association's (GEDA) 2016 Spring Workshop and the Georgia Department of Economic Development's (GDEcD) Board Meeting.

  • 2016 Industry Visits Cedric King at MAP International

Industry Visits Benefiting Business, Isles

May 2nd, 2016|2 Comments

While John Scott and other members of the Brunswick and Glynn County Development Authority are tasked with recruiting new industry, they must, simultaneously, focus on existing business.

Industry Day, Doing Business with FLETC

April 11th, 2016|11 Comments

The first step to success in doing business with the FLETC is knowing WHO we are, WHAT we do and buy, and WHERE vendors may capitalize on opportunities. This industry day is intended to provide an overview of the Procurement mission and general framework on doing business with FLETC.

Manufacturer’s Appreciation week to salute local business

April 11th, 2016|2 Comments

Like so many companies, One Love Organics was born out of a prayer and a dream. Suzanne LeRoux was a practicing attorney with a dream to offer high quality, organic cosmetics.


Diverse, Thriving and Engaged

Brunswick and Glynn County Georgia is very fortunate to have an existing industry base that is so active in the community and engaged with our local education system.  The local industrial community is committed to Glynn County for the long run. A top priority for the Brunswick – Glynn County Development Authority is existing industry support.  We have a very diverse industry mix and every year our local industries create a significant amount of jobs and capital investment for Glynn County.  

Existing Industry Support


GEORGIA RANKED NO. 1 STATE IN U.S. FOR BUSINESSThe State of Georgia is consistently ranked as the top State for business in the U.S.  Georgia’s economic development success can be attributed to the capable workforce, major business assets, and very competitive business climate.

Recently, Site Selection Magazine named Georgia as the No.1 State for Business for a third year in a row!

  1. No. 1 State for Business (CNBC, Site Selection Magazine, Area Development)
  2. No. 1 Best State for Workforce (CNBC)
  3. No. 1 Labor Climate (Area Development)
  4. No. 2 Infrastructure and Global Access (Area Development)
Georgia’s Business Climate
Mel Baxter
Mel BaxterInterim Director
The Golden Isles have everything your business needs to thrive and we’re serious about business. Give me a call any time to discuss your plans.

912.269.5211 cell
912.265.6629 office

John Scott
John ScottProject Manager
We love business and we specialize in making things happen. Our team is ready to help with your project or to answer questions about Glynn County. Call, text, or email me anytime!

912.230.6429 cell
912.265.6629 office

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1505 Richmond St. Brunswick, GA 31525
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