We get it — expanding or starting a business can be tough. That’s why Alabama’s dedicated Recruitment and Retention Office is there to help you navigate the process from start to finish. Working with local officials and state government entities, the Recruitment and Retention Office ensures companies have the assistance they need, every step of the way. From finding available sites and buildings to negotiating incentives packages, we have you covered.

Site Selection

The right site for your business can help skyrocket your success, and Alabama’s site selection assistance is designed to make the process easy.

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Rachel Madore
Senior Project Manager of Business Intelligence and Resources
Ted Clem
Senior Project Manager
Bob Smith
Assistant Director
European Strategy
Hollie Pegg
Assistant Director
Asian Strategy
Christoph Doerr
Director, European Office, Stuttgart, Germany
+49 (0)7154.96.5710
Brenda Tuck
Rural Development Manager
April Gray
Senior Project Manager
Veronica Crock
Senior Project Manager
Gary Walton
Senior Project Manager
Angela Smith
Senior Project Manager
Angela McNeil
Research Analyst
Cassandra Hawthorne
Administrative Assistant
Nick Shaver
Business Development Specialist
Nick Hadley
Business Development Specialist

Why Alabama for your business?

Why Alabama?

Alabama is a state of makers, builders, and doers. So, whatever you make or build, you can do it in Alabama. We’re a launching point for aerospace, aviation, and defense. A leader in automotive production. A home for startups, technology, and research breakthroughs. And drawing on our manufacturing roots, we’re helping to usher in the industrial evolution in America.

Alabama’s prime location in the South and on the Gulf Coast grants it nearly unlimited access to the national and international markets. Alabama sits within a one day drive to all of the South and its nearly 150M residents.

Alabama’s strong workforce is a major attraction for businesses worldwide, driven by our commitment to skill development. Industry leaders like Mercedes-Benz and Airbus have benefited from on-site training programs in partnership with state workforce agencies; and our state’s focus on education and industrial training through colleges further strengthens Alabama’s appeal to businesses.

Alabama’s business approach is very inviting, offering global companies incentives, tax benefits, a skilled workforce, and excellent real estate options. Low taxes, affordable utilities, and a reasonable cost of living boost profits, and the state ensure ideal site locations and attractive incentives for long-term success in Alabama.

Alabama’s Business Development Division actively seeks corporate investors, promotes global expansion for local companies, supports small businesses, and collaborates with various stakeholders for comprehensive investor support. The state also engages with communities to enhance competitiveness and contribute significantly to Alabama’s economic growth strategy, making the state attractive to investors, businesses, and job seekers.