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Harrison County Economic Development Corporation
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Harrison County Economic Development Corporation is a private, non-profit organization who works with many partners in business, government, education, and other to help local businesses improve and expand, look for opportunities to attract new businesses to the community creating new jobs, encourage entrepreneurship, aid in workforce development, and help make Harrison County a great place to live and work.
Available Commercial Properties
The Harrison County Economic Development Corporation is proud to help highlight the many great real estate opportunities that are available to commercial businesses. In addition to identifying available properties, the HCEDC can provide demographic information, assist with low-interest small business loans, and potentially provide other incentives.
We also invite you to check out recent commercial projects in Harrison County.
Discover the Opportunities
Small Business Assistance Grant
Has the pandemic taken a toll on your Harrison County Business? Harrison County Economic Development will be awarding grants to qualifying businesses with Harrison County.
Small Business Loan Program
Kickstart your business with a low-interest loan from the HCEDC.
Don’t Tell Me, SHOW ME!
Our rural community is confident in our business development program. With minimal infrastructure, a small population, and a strong dependency on neighboring communities to provide services and workforce, we have made great progress over several decades since we started our Economic Development efforts.
Don’t Tell Me, SHOW ME!
Business Parks at Corydon and Lanesville
Our Business Parks at Corydon and Lanesville did not start themselves. Significant volunteer efforts, public-private partnerships, and great risks were taken to make Harrison County competitive in business development.
In 1997, we purchased the former site of the Golden Valley Microwave Foods, which was formally the Bube Popcorn Company, and the Old Capital Popcorn Company. The photos show the agricultural complex that was on our 84 acre industrial park. The grain bin facility and the buildings were leased to various companies and farmers for several years, but the property was served by utilities and had more potential. Today, the property is occupied by several businesses that now employ more than 200 workers and have invested tens of millions of dollars.
At Lanesville, the outstanding location only 12 miles from Louisville was a soybean field. Utilities had to be extended to the north side of I-64. This was completed in 2014 to accommodate Areva, a small Pharmaceutical Distribution company. Since then, the County, Harrison REMC, and the EDC has completed a major roadway with utilities in place to serve the Lanesville Business Park. Now, more than 50 people are employed there and the prospect of hundreds more coming to the Lanesville Business Park is imminent.