Some regions will do better in 2011 than others. Manufacturing is strong while construction continues to struggle. Experts say now's the time for businesses to take calculated risks to benefit from the down economy.
Robert Sumichrast says too many corporations are sitting on large cash reserves and small businesses are too reluctant to hire. That led the state unemployment rate to jump to 10.1 percent in November.
Officials at Mitsubishi Power Systems have approved the third and final phase of a gas turbine manufacturing plant near Savannah. The company's board on Monday announced the last stage of the facility, which should be completed by 2012.