Economic Development Centers

Typically the main objective of EDC's is to enhance the business climate and foster progressive economic development in their respective community.

Economic Development Centers are great resources for:
  • Business Financing 
    Resident businesses are eligible for loan programs administered by an EDC that are designed to meet many financing requirements, including real estate, working capital and equipment.
  • Business Incubator Programs
    Business counseling, networking opportunities, seminars, office space, and shared administrative services are just a few of the services offered to new enterprises during their initial startup phase.
  • Business Growth 
    Economic Development Services and Workforce Solutions. Provides databases (real estate, marketing, etc.), monthly publications, demographics and more. Assists employers in accessing workforce training programs and grants as well as resources for recruiting new employees.
  • Business Incentives 
    Tax credits for job creation, tax exemptions for manufacturers, rebates of new payroll for qualifying companies, or inventory tax credits for wholesalers and distributors can provide significant savings for qualifying businesses moving to or expanding in their respective communtiy.

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