How Can We Help?
Our job is to understand a company’s needs, respond promptly, and coordinate the entities and resources necessary for heightened growth in our community. With job retention and creation at our mission’s core, we see growth assistance as a top priority.
Other services include:
SMALL BUSINESS LENDING
PUBLIC / PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
REAL ESTATE MARKETING
TAX AND TAX INCENTIVES ASSISTANCE
Why Choose Us?
Diverse Economy Base
148,916 total population (ESRI 2016)
$3.1 Billion in annual retail sales for 2016
5.5% annual unemployment rate (MDES 2016)
Over 150,000 labor force within 45 minutes
$58,514 average Household income (ESRI 2016)
29.17% Bachelor's degree or higher (ESRI 2016)
Diverse Manufacturing Base
2 of the top 5 high schools in MS
Over 27,000 Higher education students
Hattiesburg named most livable city in America for 2015 (United States Conference of Mayors)