ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Site Selection Resources
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SITES & BUILDINGS
SITES & BUILDINGS

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TRANSPORTATION
TRANSPORTATION

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WORKFORCE
WORKFORCE

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CAREER TRAINING
CAREER TRAINING

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ECONOMIC INCENTIVES
ECONOMIC INCENTIVES

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EXISTING INDUSTRY
EXISTING INDUSTRY

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Attraction - Retention - Expansion
Hardin County is a great place to live, work and prosper, and many industries believe in our pro-business community by locating or expanding their business operations here.

With our centralized location to 60% of the U.S. population, access to talented workforce and 800,000 people within 45 miles, a hub of transportation routes, low real estate costs, and a business friendly community helping you succeed, Hardin County is worth exploring to locate and grow your business….here!
BR&E Program
Learn about Hardin County’s business retention and expansion program and its engagement, evaluation and action plans to assist local businesses.
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State Incentives
Visit the JobsOhio website to learn about several state incentive programs to help relocate or expand your business to Ohio and Hardin County.
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Development Partnerships
Visit the Regional Growth Partnership website to learn about site selection and business development servies as part of the JobsOhio network.
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Educational Partnerships
Learn about the Alliance's education & business partnerships that develop career pathways and a workforce pipeline for Hardin County.
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Small Business Resources
Local Resource Guide
Hardin County’s Small Business Resource Guide will be a helpful “grassroots” economic development tool for your new business venture, providing local resources, contact information and business start-up guidelines to help you succeed along your entrepreneurial journey.
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Business Plan Development
The Ohio Small Business Development Center (District 3), on the campus of Rhodes State College, can help you develop your business plans and provide free, professional, in-depth and confidential business consulting and training for new and existing entrepreneurs.
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Ohio Business License
In order to conduct your new business in Hardin County you must obtain an Ohio Buisness License. Visit the Ohio Secretary of State’s website for a step-by-step guide to obtain and submit the proper paperwork to register your new business.
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Small Business Funding
Learn about small business funding sources through the Small Business Administrations various financial programs to connecting with our various community banks and financial institutions that are members of the Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance.
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