Between our culture, food, film, airfare, tourism, architecture, and history, it is hard to tell what exactly it was that turned Savannah into the hotspot that it is today. But through city planning, economic development, and a host of new business and tourism opportunities – Savannah has become a place where more and more people want to relocate.
Only 13 years out from its 300th anniversary, Savannah has made incredible strides finding an identity as a sought-out city in today’s world.
A Worth article by Richard Bradley noted that four crucial elements were already in place when Savannah began to boom: The Port of Savannah, Gulfstream Aerospace, The Savannah College of Art and Design, and our beautiful historic district. But, Bradley wrote, “a combination of smart planning and a little good luck has helped Savannah raise its game—and look poised to emerge from the coronavirus epidemic stronger than before.”
The 2000s and 2010s were pivotal decades. And through expanded tourism, smart business, and a New York Times Best Seller, Savannah has become a place where people want to be: a trend likely to continue well after the epidemic is over.
Read the article and hear what local business leaders had to say about the rise of Savannah, and why you should get here fast.