Existing Business

Business Assistance


We help thriving companies grow.

At the center of the Abilene area, the manufacturing and food processing sectors continue to thrive thanks to an ideal location, excellent infrastructure and other business assets. In addition, Abilene consistently ranks as one of the most affordable places to live in the United States, with a cost of living 16.3 percent lower than the U.S. average.

Avenues of assistance include:
Facilitating connections with funding and assistance agencies
Identifying buildings and sites
Providing detailed strategic demographic information
Measuring workforce availability and recruiting needs
Researching economic trends
Providing guidance for incentives and job training programs
Connecting you with the resources you need to move your business to the next level


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Let’s partner to grow your business – and strengthen our community.

Your dedicated team member can help:

– Connections and referrals to local resource providers
– Assist in market analysis
– Workforce

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The Abilene Industrial Foundation, an affiliate of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce has played an active role in the economic development effort on behalf of Abilene.  Partnering with the Development Corporation of Abilene, to form the Develop Abilene Team, the AIF focuses on business retention, business expansion, workforce development, retail development and talent development.  The…

Gary Grubbs ABI Advantage Media