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Economic Development

Southeast Mississippi has a wide range of industrial sites and buildings, as well as commercial office buildings that are available for occupancy. We appreciate your interest in Mississippi and invite you to explore all the advantages that make this region the ideal launch pad for your vision.

Why Southeast Mississippi

Southeast Mississippi provides a number of competitive advantages for companies interested in locating or expanding in the region:

  • The region offers a highly motivated and productive workforce that is supported by a network of community colleges capable of customizing workforce training programs for new and expanding industry.
  • Southeast Mississippi is strategically located in one of the fastest growing regions of the United States and offers operating costs below the national average. View our Mississippi Market Area Map. 
  • A vast inventory of sites and buildings is available, including sites certified through Mississippi Power's Project Ready┬« program that meets strict development guidelines designed by a nationally recognized site location consultant.
  • Competitive incentives are available for a variety of industries along with a pro-business climate that includes right-to-work laws and expedited environmental permitting.
  • Mississippi Power provides reliable, clean and affordable energy along with superior customer service.

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