Dothan Seeks SEEDs Funding for Westgate Super Site

    The Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Dothan,  Houston County Commission, and the Industrial Development Board of the City of Dothan  recently applied for site acquisition grant funds offered though the Alabama SEEDs Act. After an exhaustive search of the developable property in the region, the Dothan team believes they’ve found the State of Alabama’s next premier industrial site. Bolstered by the site’s large available capacities for all utilities, the 447-acre Westgate Super Site is primed for a major economic development project, particularly one requiring heavy utilities. The site is currently served with robust utility infrastructure provided by Southeast Gas, Alabama Power, Dothan Utilities, and Brightspeed Internet. Additionally, the site is bordered by a CSX mainline. Dothan Mayor Mark Saliba and Chairman Brandon Shoupe understand the importance of preparing the area for growth. "Dothan has one of the premier business climates in the Southeast,” Mayor…
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  • Wiregrass Economic Development Looks to Fund Enterprise Commerce Park

    The City of Enterprise, its Industrial Development Board, and the Wiregrass Economic Development Corporation recently requested SEEDs funding to purchase and improve 296 acres for its proposed Enterprise Commerce Park. With the site’s low risk development profile, Enterprise would be well-positioned to attract a variety of high-quality industrial entities to the area. The project cost […]
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  • OED Seeks SEEDs Funding to Provide Road/Bridge Access to Northeast Opelika Industrial Park

    Opelika Economic Development plans to open access to 282 acres within its Northeast Opelika Industrial Park by constructing an access road and bridge using SEEDs funding and their own matching funds for the $4 million project. SEEDs funding for entities like Opelika Economic Development allows them to leverage local funds to strategically invest in the […]
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  • OEDC Seeks Improvements for Hanchey Field Site

    Understanding the marketability of their 253-acre Hanchey Field Road industrial site, the Ozark-Dale County Economic Development Corporation (OEDC) recently made application for funding through the Alabama SEEDS Act. Over the years, the Hanchey Field Road site received little attention, and OEDC President Holle Smith believes it’s time for that to change. She says, “The site […]
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