Economic Development Office Services
Our economic development professionals provide an array of in-depth services for local, domestic, and international businesses seeking assistance with location or expansion. We provide these services to our clients free of charge and on a confidential basis.
Site Selection Assistance
Working closely with area landowners, developers, and brokers, we maintain a database of available manufacturing, warehouse and office buildings, industrial and office parks, and freestanding sites as well as public properties to help you with your site selection process.
Demographic & Statistical Information
Our research staff provides exonomic information on LaGrange, Troup County, and West Georgia concerning topics such as demographics, utilities, taxes, education, labor availability, labor costs and support services. We can also obtain customized research based on your company's specific needs.
Many business people find it helpful to talk to representatives of local companies in a similar industry during the site selection process. We can arrange such meetings to help you determine the compatibility of your businesses within the marketplace. We can also arrange meetings with local, state, and federal agencies to discuss permitting, zoning, utilities, and other important issues.
Employee Training and Recruiting
We act as a liason between new and expanding businesses and local education and training providers. We also work with the Workforce Development Board to develop customized employee training and employment programs. Additionally, we can assist you with obtaining workforce related state grants for training.
Let us introduce you to LaGrange and highlight the area's business sites and facilities, housing, schools, cultural programs, and quality of life. We also offer individualized programs for assistance in locating key employees to the area.
Working with state and local agencies, we can provide information on funding sources and grants. We will also arrange meetings with the local financial institutions to discuss financing options.