Here is today's summary of economic development news, a free service of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, representing Alabama's private sector investment in economic development.  If you enjoy NewsFlash, thank an EDPA Partner.


In this issue:

City shows support for T100 project
March 22, 2018
During what was the first Tuesday evening Tallassee City Council meeting of the year members of the council voted unanimously to show support for a potential aircraft-manufacturing project that could soon come to the neighboring City of Tuskegee if it wins the bid for the large-scale project.

Councilmember Sarah Hill who is on the City's airport committee expressed her support explaining a project of this magnitude could have beneficial impacts to Tallassee.

"It shows the company that's looking to invest hundreds of thousands of dollars at the Tuskegee Airport area that we support it," she said.


 Deadline approaching to get AdvantageSite pre-consultation checklist

Don't miss the opportunity to possibly have an AdvantageSite in your community!

The pre-consultation checklist, which determines what AdvantageSite applications will be accepted in 2018, will remain on  the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama's website  through March 31.  Click here for the link.

AdvantageSite is a voluntary industrial site preparedness program created in order to make the state more competitive for companies considering a location in Alabama.  
Since the program's start in 2008, 29 projects have located on AdvantageSites across the state, investing more than $1.3 billion and creating over 6,000 new jobs.

The program is jointly sponsored by the Alabama Department of Commerce, Spire, Alabama Power Co., the North Alabama Industrial Development Association, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, and coordinated by the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama. Representatives from each of the entities participate actively in application reviews and on-site visits to prospective AdvantageSite designees.


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