Business Assistance

It is a priority in Jackson County that businesses are successful. A friendly and helpful business environment has been created to assist businesses achieve their goals. Programs are offered to help start a new business, transfer technology from the laboratory to commercial products, find new business locations, network with other business professionals and finance business ventures. 

Financial incentive programs exist to assit businesses and include the Jackson County-Murphysboro-Carbondale Enterprise Zone, Tax Increment Financing Districts in Carbondale and Murphysboro, and low interest business loan programs.