Arab, Alabama is the ideal location for the growth or relocation of a business. It’s a place where businesses will find the resources, infrastructure, highly-skilled & qualified workforce, and market accessibility for success. Arab is a place where citizens will find a high quality of life, low cost of living, top-ranked schools, low crime rates, and natural resources in abundance.
To ensure the economic vitality of our community and improve the quality of life for our citizens, the Director of Economic Development is actively engaged in all facets of development including:
- Retail Recruitment
- Downtown Revitalization
- Maintenance of Building & Site Database
- Compilation of Demographic Data
- Incentive Requests
- Industrial Development
- Existing Industry Expansion
- Tourism Opportunities & Promotion
- Grant initiation and administration
Arab Retail Trade Area
Marshall County Economic Development Council
The Marshall County Economic Development Council is a non-profit economic development agency that recruits new businesses, assists existing businesses in retention and expansion efforts, and is an assistance agency to local county and municipal governments in their economic and community development efforts.
Melissa Cook, IOM
Director of Economic Development
Arab City Hall
740 North Main Street
Arab, Alabama 35016
Office: (256) 586-3544
Cell: (662) 549-8294
Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.