Dake County Economic Development in Ozark Alabama

Address and phone number for Dake County Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at U.s. 231, Ozark AL.

Dake County Economic Development
3405 U.s. 231, Ozark, Alabama, 36360

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About the Dake County Economic Development

The Dake County Economic Development, located in Ozark, AL, is a government agency that promotes business activity and development in the Dale County area. The Economic Development Agency (EDA) attracts and retains business, promotes development to increase employment and the tax base, and encourages a thriving economic environment in Ozark. The EDA also offers small business support programs and land development programs.

You may contact the Economic Development Office for questions about:
  • Ozark Economic Development programs and services
  • City and community development
  • Job creation, training, and workforce development
  • Dale County Economic Development funds
  • EDA grants and funding
Ozark Business and Workforce Development

The Economic Development Office promotes the Dale County area for business development, highlighting Ozark as a favorable location to do business. The EDA works closely with Dale County Chambers of Commerce and business groups to market the region for business development. To promote business, the EDA creates marketing materials, creates promotional advertising, and organizes Dale County business expos. In addition to business development, the Economic Development Office promotes workforce development through job creation programs and training opportunities.

Land Development Programs in Ozark, AL

In Ozark, the Economic Development Center seeks developers for undeveloped land or areas in need of redevelopment. They market development opportunities and identify obstacles to development, such as site contamination or a lack of funding. The Dake County Economic Development maintains an inventory of available commercial land and commercial building space in Ozark to match developers, landlords, and business owners with prime locations.

Small Business Support Programs

As part of its business development agenda, the Economic Development Agency offers small business support programs. These programs provide ombudsmen services, support small businesses with licensing and Dale County permitting requirements, and connect small businesses with bidding opportunities for government contracts.

Economic Development Grants & Loans

The Economic Development Office administers Dale County grants and loans. These include Brownfield Redevelopment grants, facade improvement grants, and Dale County public improvement grants. Businesses can also qualify for Dale County loan programs, often with below-market interest rates and less stringent credit requirements than business loans from traditional financing institutions.

Dale County Tax Incentives

In Alabama, the Economic Development Corporation administers tax incentives for businesses that expand or relocate within the jurisdiction. Funding for tax incentives may come from the Alabama state level, the Dale County level, or the Ozark level. The Economic Development Office offers tax incentives or tax abatements on the theory that new businesses or expanding businesses generate job opportunities in Dale County and thus increase the tax base.

Contact the Dake County Economic Development

You may contact the Dake County Economic Development by calling 334-443-2000, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Dake County Economic Development, 3405 U.s. 231, Ozark, Alabama, 36360.