Economic Development

All you need are the right connections!
Central location. A skilled and educated workforce. Access to policy makers. Superior quality of life. Augusta is connected to all the elements you and your business need to thrive. Discover the advantages that Maine’s capital city has to offer. A better future is waiting… make the connection.

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The City of Augusta's economic development staff is ready to help you start, expand or relocate your business in Maine's Capital City.

  • Site Search Assistance - In an efficient and confidential manner, we'll tap into our network of commercial realtors, developers and property owners to help you find the best location for your business.
  • Financing Assistance - We'll work with state, regional and local lenders to link you with the financial assistance your project needs.
  • Workforce Training - We'll connect you and your employees to customized training programs that allow you to hit the ground running.
  • Project Development - We'll help you to navigate the city's development process, from the drawing board to the ribbon cutting.
  • Information - We'll help you pull together the kind of demographics and market data that you'll need to make the most informed decision.