Companies have found Liberty County, GA to offer the assets and tools they need to
be successful in a global economy.
Approximately 70% of the existing industry employment in Liberty County is tied to companies headquartered abroad. In
addition, Liberty County's existing industries are aggressive exporters, exporting to over
70 countries throughout the world.
Liberty County also boasts two sites, Tradeport East Business Center & Tradeport West
Business Center, that have been designated as Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development
(GRAD) by the Georgia Allies. In Liberty County, companies will find aggressive
incentives like a large foreign trade zone in Tradeport East & West and state job tax
credits. Tradeport East & West are also strategically located just 30 minutes from the
port of Savannah, which is a gateway to the world for importing and exporting.
The military retirees and spouses from Fort Stewart provide an excellent supplement to
Liberty County's traditional workforce. Each month 300 soldiers exit the military,
and a significant number of them elect to stay in the Liberty County area. These "Heroes
for Hire" are drug free, cross-trained, computer savvy, and possess a strong work
ethic. There are also approximately 10,000 military spouses living in the Liberty
The Liberty County Development Authority (LCDA) has embraced the green movement. In
Tradeport East, IDI, the LCDA's private development partner, has constructed a 502,854
SF speculative building that has been Silver LEED certified by the U.S. Green
Buildings Council. The LCDA is also constructing a state-of-the-art water
reclamation facility that will utilize membrane bioreactor technology and allow the LCDA to
be as environmentally sensitive as possible. In addition, water re-use lines or "purple
pipe" have been installed in Tradeport East and will allow the LCDA to use reclaimed water
for irrigation and other non-potable uses.
The LCDA hopes to leverage initiatives like the city of Hinesville's sister city
relationship with the city of Yichun in China to help increase awareness and encourage
foreign investment in Liberty County.
Liberty County has proven to be a place where companies, both foreign and domestic, can
grow globally. To find out more about how companies can grow globally, please