Image courtesy of SEDA.
The users of the Crossroads Business Park (CBP) are major retailers having a network of
stores spanning North America:
Two significant manufacturers are also present:
Home Depot. The home hardware retailer Home Depot, with
2,200 stores, was the first major anchor tenant in 1996 by
locating the first major deconsolidation center in the
Southeast. Deconsolidation requires less footprint as cargo
is quickly shipped to regional distribution centers, so the
1.4 million square foot distribution center located in CBP
is indicative of the large volumes handled by the retailer.
This involves the deconsolidation DC perform a transloading
function, moving the contents of maritime containers into
domestic containers / trucks.
Dollar Tree Distribution Center. A major
retailer having about 4,400 stores and which is highly
dependent of low cost retail goods that are manufactured
abroad in imported in containers. It operates a 800,000
square foot distribution center.
Pier 1 Imports. A major retailer with 1,000
stores specializing in imported home furnishings and decor,
particularly furniture and decorative accessories. It
operates a 800,000 square foot distribution center.
Lowes. A major home improvement and
appliance retailer with 1,700 stores.
The campuses of two academic institutions are located
- Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. An
aerospace manufacturer that designs, develops, manufactures,
markets, and services business-jet aircrafts.
- Lummus Corporation. Major manufacturer
of machinery and replacement parts for the cotton ginning
industry. The corporate headquarters and manufacturing
facility is housed in a 250,000 square foot facility.
- Savannah Technical College.
- Georgia Institute of Technology.
The SEDA Technology and Engineering Campus (TEC)
occupies a 170 acres site within the CBP. It was
designed as a freight village servicing the logistics
activities of the logistics zone with plans for office
space for high technology, educational and research