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Economic Development
King EdwardThe Office of Economic Development manages the City’s economic development programs while promoting and facilitating sustainable growth through partnerships with the community, developers and businesses in order to enhance livability and economic viability in a manner that preserves the character of Jackson.

The Office of Economic Development offers an array of valuable tools which includes:

  • Tax Incentives
  • Development Incentives
  • Business Development
  • Minority Business Enterprise Certification Program
  • Brownfields Redevelopment Program
  • Industrial Parks
  • Equal Business Opportunities

Resources are provided cost-free and tailored to meet the specific needs of the business owner or developer.


Jackson Rising: New Economies Conference

The primary objective of the Jackson Rising: New Economies Conference is to educate and mobilize the people of Jackson to build cooperatives and worker owned enterprises to meet the economic and sustainability needs of the community. In the process, we aim to expand the discussion about alternative economic models and systems and to confront the harsh economic realities confronting low-income and impoverished communities.  For more information, read here!

200 S. President Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Suite 223
Ph: 601-960-1638
Fax: 601-960-2192

Administrative Assistant
Keesha Luckett

Deputy Director

Ashlee Theodore

Von Anderson