Shelby County Economic Development in Pelham Alabama

Address and phone number for Shelby County Economic Development, a Economic Development Agency, at County Services Dr, Pelham AL.

Shelby County Economic Development
1126 County Services Dr, Pelham, Alabama, 35124
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

About the Shelby County Economic Development

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

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

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

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

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

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

Contact the Shelby County Economic Development

You may contact the Shelby County Economic Development by calling 205-620-6640, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Shelby County Economic Development, 1126 County Services Dr, Pelham, Alabama, 35124.

Map of Shelby County Economic Development in Pelham Alabama

Economic Development Agencies Nearby