04079 Economic Development Agency

Find 04079 economic development agencies, departments, and corporations. Economic development agencies provide information on resources for economic growth, expansion of local businesses, attracting new business and tourism.

Brunswick Economic Development 28 Federal St Brunswick ME 04011 8.7 miles from 04079 207-721-0292

Portland Economic Development 145 Middle Street Portland ME 04101 16.8 miles from 04079 207-772-1109

Maine State Economic Development 233 Oxford Street Portland ME 04101 17.1 miles from 04079 207-774-9891

Lisbon Economic Development 300 Lisbon St Lisbon ME 04250 17.4 miles from 04079 207-353-4129

Westbrook Economic Development 2 York Street Westbrook ME 04092 19.9 miles from 04079 207-591-8110

Windham Economic Development 8 School Road Windham ME 04062 21.9 miles from 04079 207-892-1901

Lewiston Economic Development 27 Pine St Lewiston ME 04240 24.3 miles from 04079 207-513-3126

Biddeford Economic Development 205 Main Street Biddeford ME 04005 31.8 miles from 04079 207-282-7119

Gardiner Economic Development 6 Church Street Gardiner ME 04345 31.8 miles from 04079 207-582-6888

Maine State Economic Development 59 State House Sta Augusta ME 04333 36.9 miles from 04079 207-624-9800

Augusta Economic Development 16 Cony Street Augusta ME 04330 37.6 miles from 04079 207-626-2336

Sanford Economic Development 919 Main Street Sanford ME 04073 47.0 miles from 04079 207-324-9155

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About Economic Development Agencies

What is a tax abatement?

A tax abatement is an agreement between a business and a taxing entity, such as a state, county, or local government, which provides a temporary tax reduction for a business that expands or makes physical improvements. Typically, the additional property taxes that would have been levied as a result of the business expansion or improvement are forgiven for a specified period of time. Businesses are sometimes offered tax abatements as a way to encourage expansion and investment.

What is the difference between an Economic Development Agency and an Economic Development Commission?

An Economic Development Agency is an agency of the government staffed by professional employees who implement the programs and services of the agency. An Economic Development Commission usually refers to an appointed board that serves as an advisor on economic policy. Economic Development Commissions are common at the county and local levels of government.

What do I need to do to start a new business?

Most Economic Development Agencies have a staff person or office to help prospective business owners to understand how to register their business and obtain any necessary licensing.