What We Do

TCAD provides a variety of services to meet the needs of local businesses and entrepreneurs. We focus our services on manufacturing and high tech companies that create quality job opportunities; higher wages, better benefits and more opportunity for advancement.

Whether you are looking to relocate to the area, expand current operations or need to re-tool to remain competitive, we can help you access the funding opportunities and incentives that are right for your business.

TCAD administers the Industrial Development Agency, which provide property tax abatements for new construction and expansion and the Development Corporation, which provides access to the tax-exempt bond market for low cost financing. TCAD also manages a number of loan funds that can lower financing costs for real estate acquisition, construction or expansion, leasehold improvements, equipment or working capital.

TCAD also provides site selection assistance and the technical resources to help you make decisions that are right for you and your business. If your project is one that requires services we do not provide directly, TCAD has the relationships to make the right referral to support your business.



Minolta DSCBusiness Retention & Expansion Program

TCAD actively implements an ongoing BR&E program that helps to improve: the business climate of the community; help to make local businesses remain competitive; increase employment opportunities and assist in stabilizing the local economy.

The BR&E program provides the resources, training and tools to develop the capacity of the community to better understand its economy. In addition to enhanced community capacity to address critical community issues, other outcomes of such community engagement include a streamlined BR&E process that enables local leaders to focus on planning and a more robust local economy.