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About us

Digging into our future through cooperation.
The Greater La Porte Economic Development Corporation (GLEDC) was formed in 2001 to provide La Porte with a "One Stop Shop" for all business needs. GLEDC provides prospect development, project development, project coordination, and retention & expansion services. GLEDC will assist you through the entire business development process.

Focuses include:
- New Business Attraction Efforts
- Incentive information
- Small Business Assistance
- Available Property information & listings
- Project Coordination
- Contact for SBA 504 programs & the La Porte County Revolving Loan
- Marketing & Promotion Efforts for Development Opportunities & Growth
- Retention & Expansion efforts
- Professionalism & knowledge of the area
- Easy information gathering
- Confidentiality
- Prompt service

Best of all, the services of GLEDC are free. We are here to help serve all business and community needs.


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