Alabama is a prime location for business, featuring sites that are shovel-ready throughout the state.
Rapid Growth in Automotive, Aerospace Sectors Boosts Economy, Alabama is a state of amazing economic diversity, bolstered by rapid growth of the automotive and aerospace industries. With a strong economy and new and expanding industries pushing the state' s unemployment rate to the lowest level in recorded history, Alabama has become a force to be reckoned with when it comes to competing in the highly competitive race for economic development projects.
Alabama has one of the most competitive business climates in the nation. The state's tax structure includes incentives tailored to bringing in and retaining your business.
It has the quality of the state?s workforce and its highly-respected workforce development program. It is the first state training program in the world to be certified in compliance with ISO 9001:2000,
Nationally, Alabama has one of the lowest electricity costs per kilowatt hour rate for industrial sector users.
The state has seven commercial airports, five interstate highways, five Class I railroads, a deepwater port, one of the largest inland waterway systems in the nation, and ten inland docks.
The International Trade Division of the Alabama Development Office is an advocate for Alabama businesses pursuing today's high growth international markets. It serves to strengthen Alabama's presence in the overseas marketplace by offering a variety of services both locally and through its offices in Europe and Asia.
Not only is Alabama a great place to do business, it is also a state of unsurpassed diversity. Whether you like to play golf, relax on a beach of sugary sand, or explore a majestic mountain, you can find plenty to do here when the work week ends.
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Michael Johnson - Johnston Barton Proctor & Rose LLP