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Event marks opening of Coastal Logistics Group's new facility

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Company President Chad Barrow (Source: Coastal Logistics Group Inc.) Company President Chad Barrow (Source: Coastal Logistics Group Inc.)
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (Source: Coastal Logistics Group Inc.) U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (Source: Coastal Logistics Group Inc.)

GARDEN CITY, GA (WTOC) – Coastal Logistics Group Inc. celebrated its official grand opening of its new 320,000-square-foot facility in Garden City.

The new building has direct Norfolk Southern railroad access and is located at the CenterPoint Intermodel Center, according to the company.

It includes energy-efficient t5 fluorescent lighting, 5,600 square feet of office space, more than 300,000 square feet of warehouse space.

"It is our hope to foster continued prosperity to both CLG, Inc. customers and organizations by cutting transportation costs," said Chad Barrow, president of CLG Inc. in a statement. "By adding direct rail access to our existing comprehensive list of services, combined with our new location adjacent to both the NS Dillard Yard and the Georgia Ports Authority, customers will be the first to feel the financial advantages."

A grand opening luncheon marked the facility's opening on Jan. 18.

Guest speakers included U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston; Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz; Chatham County Commissioner Chairman Pete Liakakis; CenterPoint Properties Vice President of Development Brian McKiernan; and CLG Inc. founding partners Richard Barrow and Chad Barrow.

Construction of the new facility at CenterPoint Intermodal Center, CIC-Savannah, began in early May 2010.

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