Jackson County Economic Development in Scottsboro Alabama

Address and phone number for Jackson County Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at South Broad Street, Scottsboro AL.


Name
Jackson County Economic Development
Address
817 South Broad Street, Scottsboro, Alabama, 35768
Phone
256-574-1331
Fax
256-259-0873

About the Jackson County Economic Development

The Jackson County Economic Development, located in Scottsboro, AL, is a government agency that promotes business activity and development in the Jackson 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 Scottsboro. The EDA also offers small business support programs and land development programs.

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

The Economic Development Office promotes the Jackson County area for business development, highlighting Scottsboro as a favorable location to do business. The EDA works closely with Jackson 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 Jackson 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 Scottsboro, AL

In Scottsboro, 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 Jackson County Economic Development maintains an inventory of available commercial land and commercial building space in Scottsboro 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 Jackson County permitting requirements, and connect small businesses with bidding opportunities for government contracts.

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

Jackson 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 Jackson County level, or the Scottsboro level. The Economic Development Office offers tax incentives or tax abatements on the theory that new businesses or expanding businesses generate job opportunities in Jackson County and thus increase the tax base.

Contact the Jackson County Economic Development

You may contact the Jackson County Economic Development by calling 256-574-1331, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Jackson County Economic Development, 817 South Broad Street, Scottsboro, Alabama, 35768.


Map of Jackson County Economic Development in Scottsboro Alabama


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