Whitley County EDC
The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) works with regional and state partners to support and encourage our clients’ business development efforts. Whitley County continues to take a progressive approach to economic development, for instance creating and supporting one of the largest Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Districts in the State of Indiana.
Whitley County is located in Northeast Indiana, less than 20 miles from both Fort Wayne, the 2nd largest city in Indiana, and Warsaw, the orthopedics capital of the world. Whitley County companies enjoy access to over 50% of the nation's Customer, Industrial and Transportation Manufacturing bases within 600 miles.
Indiana has the lowest business costs and is considered the best state for business in the Midwest. Recently the state has eliminated the inventory tax and capped property taxes, and the state also has tax credits to encourage job creation, capital investment and R&D activities.
In Whitley County, our client companies find the right location, business climate, workforce, and incentives to grow and succeed.
Call or email today to find out how we can assist your business development needs!
- Wind Development 101
Nearly 100 Whitley County area residents gathered recently at Indian Springs Middle School auditorium to hear presentations about wind energy from three keynote speakers at Wind Development 101 - A Community Discussion about Wind Energy. The session was co-sponsored by the Whitley County EDC and the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce and was emceed by Phil Shaull, host of Midday Matters on NIPR, 89.1 WBOI in Fort Wayne.Read More
- VCI Tax Credit
State Representative Kathy Heuer’s (R-Columbia City) bill to increase the amount of tax credits for investment available to qualified Indiana businesses passed out of Senate Committee on Commerce and Economic Development by a vote of 8 to 0 and will now move to the Senate floor for debateRead More
- Fort Wayne Metals
Advanced Materials Development, LLC, a manufacturer of premium metal alloys and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fort Wayne Metals Research Products Corporation, announced today that it will locate a new operation in Columbia City, creating up to 68 new jobs by 2014.Read More