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We have provided free and confidential assistance to companies considering the region as a location for over twenty years. Our assistance includes customized information and demographic data upon request. 

ETEDA staff are available to assist you during your site selection process. 

  • Economic Development
  • Real Estate

ETEDA performs some research and analysis functions in-house and serves as an information clearinghouse and/or facilitator on all other listed services.

Economic Development Services

General Services

  • Custom-tailored information packages to assist in decision making

 Labor and Training

  • Labor availability information 
  • Wage, salary and data 
  • Pre-employment and on-the-job training information 
  • Labor draw and commuting pattern information 
  • Local employer interviews

Utility Services

  • Utility cost and availability 
  • Utility reliability and capacity

Community Services

  • Economic overview 
  • Cost of living/housing comparisons 
  • Demographic data

Transportation Services

  • Common and contract carrier contacts 
  • Customs and foreign trade zone information/contacts 
  • Airfreight service analysis
  • Airline passenger service analysis & comparisons

Real Estate Services

Real Estate Assistance    

  • Access to ETEDA regional real estate data base 
  • Space requirements matched to building and site inventory 
  • Industrial and commercial property tours

Site Location Planning

  • Zoning information 
  • Preliminary site and facility layout data


  • Contractor contacts 
  • Design-build information 
  • National cost comparisons