Howard County offers low unemployment and low cost of business development. The county has experienced superior economic growth during the past ten years. There is an established and diverse economic base in manufacturing, agriculture, energy production (ethanol, biomass, wind turbine), tourism, retail, health services, and educational institutions.
Site Selection Evaluation
Five ingredients when evaluating site selection
- Access to well-educated, skilled workforce
- Robust business climate with fair, balanced tax and regulatory environment
- Access to financial resources and venture capital
- Technical resources
- Quality of Living