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The Strong Center
of the Community
Starts Here.

Founded in 1771, Brunswick, Georgia, has long been on the map for regional growth. Our busy and historic downtown has been instrumental to city, county and regional development enabling expansion in government,  business, agriculture, education and residential living.

Our vision is to work together to make Brunswick and the Golden Isles an exceptional place in Georgia to live, work, and visit by strengthening our communities and enhancing the quality of life.

While keeping our mission strong by working diligently to assure the long term stability of Downtown Brunswick by promoting economic growth and community activities that bring people downtown; to preserve and enhance the district character of our port city.

Your DDA Board Members

Shemeka Sorrells
Julie Hunter-Martin
Whitney Herndon
Susan Bates
Travis Stegall
Michael Torras
Michael Kaufman

The Brunswick Downtown Development Authority was created in 1981. Brunswick was declared a Main Street City in 1986 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a movement built on the knowledge that a prosperous, sustainable community is only as healthy as its core.

Main Street Brunswick and the Brunswick Downtown Development Authority work as two organizations in one. We are committed to the economic development, historic preservation, and beautification of Brunswick’s core commercial areas. Downtown Brunswick – a vibrant historic waterfront community offering a progressive array of entertainment, restaurants, shops and distinctive charm, where people live, learn, work and play. 

Our Staff

Mathew Hill

Executive Director

Brandy Owens

Executive Assistant