All you need to know about Savannah

Savannah is a city located in Georgia, in the United States of America. Savannah this is the county seat of Chatham Country and is situated on the east coast of Georgia and very close to the South Carolina border.  The capital of Georgia, Atlanta, is situated 245 miles south-west of Savannah. Savannah is known for its humid subtropical climate with long hot summers and short, mild winters. This city has a population of 146,444 and is the fifth largest city in the state of Georgia. Savannah is a popular city for business travel as it is located in a prime location close to the coast and is home to an excellent array of furnished apartments and corporate housing options.

Savannah has a rich history dating back to 1733 and is the oldest city in the state of Georgia.  In 1733, General James Oglethorpe’s ship landed along the Savannah River, he named the land “Georgia” after England’s King George II. Oglethorpe befriended the local Yamacraw Indian chief, Tomochichi who allowed the new arrivals to settle in Savannah. As a result, many Scottish and English settlers arrived on the land is the pursuit of the American Dream, Savannah began to flourish.

The main economies in Savannah consist of manufacturing, transportation, tourism, military, and health care. Manufacturing is the key industry in Savannah with companies such as Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, JCB Heavy Construction Equipment and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems all having large offices in and around the city. Due to many international organisations having large offices in Savannah this increased the need for corporate housing in the area and has paved the way for furnished apartments in the city.

There are many things for business travellers to enjoy in Savannah including visiting Forsyth Park, a large park in the city centre with an iconic fountain. This is the perfect place to unwind and go for a relaxing walk or run. There are many museums and galleries in the city centre to visit including the Georgia State Railroad Museum. Tourist attractions are great for taking time out of your working day or keeping you busy during the weekend, there are many furnished apartments close to these attractions.

Savannah has good transport links as it is situated just off of Interstate 95 which runs right down the coast to Miami and up the coast to New York. Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport is a short distance from the city centre. There is a range of corporate housing located near these transport links.

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