Economic Development

Our Purpose

The Economic Development Office is a direct liaison for the City of Jonesboro to the business community. Our goal is to sustain long-term economic health and vitality of the City through the retention, expansion and attraction of businesses and development that enhance property values, increase personal income, and make a positive contribution to the quality of life for the citizens of Jonesboro. We are eager to create attractive opportunities for existing Jonesboro companies to successfully grow their businesses and to assist companies and entrepreneurs looking to startup or relocate new business operations in the Jonesboro area. To meet this goal, our staff philosophy is to think outside the box and provide businesses with creative economic development opportunities, alternatives, solutions, and assistance to meet their specific needs and goals. 

Business Counseling

Complimentary business counseling on a variety of issues is available through the Small Business Development Center and SCORE.

Business Resources (online learning tools, templates, how-tos)

  • Main Street Online Tool - Build, Grow, and Boost Your Small Business Online
    Navigating how to effectively start or develop your business online can be overwhelming. We are here to help guide you through this process by identifying the best solutions for your unique e-commerce needs and providing you with a roadmap to implement an effective online strategy.

Entrepreneurial Toolkit