Business Assistance


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:
PERMITTING ASSISTANCE
SITE SELECTION
GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
WORKFORCE TRAINING
EDUCATION INITIATIVES
SMALL BUSINESS LENDING
DEMOGRAPHICS
PUBLIC / PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
UTILITIES/INFRASTRUCTURE ASSISTANCE
REAL ESTATE MARKETING
TAX AND TAX INCENTIVES ASSISTANCE

Greater Hattiesburg

Why Choose Us?


Diverse Economy Base

Economic Vibrancy


173,000 total population (ESRI 2022)

$2.18 Billion in annual retail sales for FY 2021

4.1% Unemployment Rate (MDES Annual Twelve Month Moving Average May 2022)

Over 700,000 population within 60 mile radius

$75,048 average Household income (ESRI 2022)

28.74% Bachelor's degree or higher (ESRI 2022)

Diverse Manufacturing Base

2 of the top 10 High Schools in MS

Utility Allies