Grenada County's strategic advantages appeal equally to established companies, entrepreneurs, and innovators. Grenada’s position in the southeastern U.S., low cost of doing business, excellent educational programs, and well trained and seasoned workforce are some of the reasons that companies in Grenada continue to grow and prosper.
In Grenada you will have a professional economic development office to support your business and facilitate your growth and expansions. From site selection to workforce recruitment and training, the Grenada County Economic Development District will shepherd your project through the process and facilitate your relocation and/or expansion in our community.
Grenada Strategic Advantages
- Manufacturing – Central location, low operating costs, market access, and highly skilled workforce
- Market Access – Interstate access, access to five Class 1 rail lines from Grenada Railroad short line, 7,000-foot runway at Grenada Municipal Airport that can handle large jets.
- Workforce – Dependable workforce with excellent work ethic at reasonable wages. More than 25% of employment in Grenada County is in manufacturing.
- Employee Recruitment – Community amenities, including recreation, University of Mississippi Medical Center, top quality schools, desirable and safe neighborhoods, quick access to major metorpolitan area, and a relaxed lifestyle make it easy to attract talent.
- Electricity – Competitively priced electricity served by TVA and Entergy
- Industrial Property – New industrial parks with all utilities in place
- Training – Technical skill development at Holmes Community College, in partnership with industrial employers
- Incentives – The city and county offer creative incentive packages to assist you with relocation and expansion needs.
Grenada Target Industries
- Automotive / Learn More
- Plastic Products Manufacturing / Learn More
- Aviation & Aerospace / Learn More
- Food Processing / Learn More
Economic Development District Services:
1. Site location assistance
2. Assistance obtaining incentives, grants and support from local and state sources
3. Partnership with the Mississippi Development Authority
4. Workforce recruitment
5. Pre employment and post employment training
6. Expedited permitting
7. Demographic and labor information
8. Partnership with local utility companies
9. Export development support
10. Manufacturing training