Remote Worker Incentive Program

Starting in June 2019, remote workers in the tech industry may be eligible to receive up to $10,000 to live in-and work from-The Shoals, an area that includes Colbert and Lauderdale counties in Northwest Alabama.  The Shoals area boasts many amenities, including close proximity to the Tennessee River, recreational areas like the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, diverse dining and shopping experiences, and a thriving music scene.  But the cherry on top is the area's low cost of living.

Applicants must be 18 or older, eligible to work in the U.S. and be employed outside The Shoals as either full-time employees or independent contractors.  Individuals selected for the program must relocate to The Shoals within six months.  Candidates will begin the application process on the Remote Shoals website.  A committee assemble by SEDA and the Shoals Chamber will then select candidates to move through two additional rounds of qualification.

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SRAP Spec Building

The Shoals Research Airpark Spec Building is a recent constructed 100,000 sq. ft. speculative facility now available for industry. The building is expandable to 150,000 sq. ft. and can be built-out to tenant specifications.

This property is conveniently located directly adjacent to Northwest Shoals Regional Airport. It is located 3,000 feet from Main Line Rail and 8 miles from the Port of Florence. US Highway 72 Alt is located 3 miles away.

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Rogersville Spec Building

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Construction has concluded on the brand new speculative building in the Rogersville Business Park! The new speculative building is 40,000 square feet (250' x 160') with 36’ eave heights, expandable to 80,000 square feet. Build-out options are available, please contact us for more details about how this building can work for you.

The Rogersville Business Park is located in eastern Lauderdale County on Highway 72 approximately 19 miles from I-65 and 35 miles from the proposed site of the new Alabama Mazda-Toyota manufacturing facility.

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The Shoals Economic Development Authority recently conducted a third-party extensive labor force analysis and overall assessment of The Shoals. The findings indicate many positive trends when compared to other benchmark geographies of similar size.

Auto Supplier Cost Savings

Lower Cost of Labor than US Avg.

Metal Working Specialization

Higher than US Avg.


Labor Pool Underemployed


Performance Scrubs

The growth of our Florence facility is gaining momentum, and we cannot thank you and your staff enough...
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It's a great pleasure to announce that TASUS is establishing this company in Florence...
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SEDA is committed to providing the assistance necessary for our existing industry to thrive in The Shoals.

This location was not the only option. I can’t say SEDA completely did it, but they certainly had a big influence...
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North American Lighting

SEDA’s commitment to this project helped in our decision to build a new factory in Muscle Shoals...
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