Enabling new business and employment opportunities essential for sustainable economic growth.

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A Pure Shoals Targeted Approach

Aerospace/Defense Companies
Automotive OEMS within 4 hours of The Shoals
Growth in the Information Technology sector over the last 5 years

Success Story

DURA Automotive Systems selects The Shoals for a new manufacturing facility, investing $59 million dollars and creating 279 new high-paying jobs.

Success Story

ProjectXYZ, a highly specialized company providing components for the auto industry, has stepped in and reimagined a facility on the verge of closure and retained over 130 jobs in The Shoals.

How We Help Companies

The Shoals EDA provides assistance to companies planning new or expanded facilities. We serve as a point of contact to the network of private sector and local, state, and federal government entities that support a company relocation or expansion decision.

Our Services

The Shoals’ diverse and growing community is ready and able to support both existing and new industries. A recently conducted independent third-party labor force analysis showed many positive trends when compared to benchmark geographies of similar size.

Featured Initiatives & Programs

The Shoals offers a community that can provide the necessary infrastructure, financial assistance, and the pipeline of skilled workforce that is needed to launch and grow your operations.

Help Us Build a Stronger Shoals Community

The Shoals EDA is an established public/private partnership whose challenge is to constantly strive toward the improvement of the Shoals area economy. We are committed to an exciting future built on innovation as well as tradition.

Our Community Partners

In addition to our wonderful community, we have some amazing economic development partners. Together, we will provide your company with the resources it needs to thrive.

Latest News From the Shoals

The Shoals is a two-county region in Northwest Alabama that is home to an incredible musical heritage, stunning downtown areas, and many other fascina...
A new study by the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) found that The Shoals ranks as the top Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in Al...
Florence, Ala. October 27, 2020—Kith Kitchens, an established cabinet manufacturer in Alabama, announced plans to invest approximately $11 million to ...

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