Phenix City Economic Development in Phenix Alabama

Address and phone number for Phenix City Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at 13th Street, Phenix AL.

Phenix City Economic Development
900 13th Street, Phenix, Alabama, 36867

About the Phenix City Economic Development

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

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

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

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

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

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

Contact the Phenix City Economic Development

You may contact the Phenix City Economic Development by calling 334-448-2799, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Phenix City Economic Development, 900 13th Street, Phenix, Alabama, 36867.

Map of Phenix City Economic Development in Phenix Alabama

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