The Mission of the CED

The mission of the Corporation for Economic Development (CED) is to plan and undertake activities leading to steady job growth, increasing economic diversity, and a strengthened employer base which enhance the quality of life of Madison County.

  • Fosters leadership, vision, and teamwork and initiates strategies to increase the long-term attractiveness of Madison County for job-producing entities.
  • Makes investments and undertakes programs which result in or enhance prospects for creating or retaining jobs in Madison County.
  • Identifies specific employers useful in accomplishing its mission who would also benefit from a Madison County location.
  • Produces and supplies information aimed at encouraging these employers to invest in Madison County.
  • Provides services and products to assist these investment activities.

Our professional team can help you.

  • Find the perfect building or site.
  • Arrange reasonable local financing.
  • Cut through government red tape.
  • Facilitate utility and street extensions.
  • Provide information to expedite decision making.
  • Package local and state government incentive programs.
  • Create local partnerships to build and lease office or industrial space.
  • Locate local sources of equity capital.
  • Make referrals to reliable local builders, architects, REALTORs, or other professionals.