Click below to see the analysis and leakage reports completed in July of 2022
INDUSTRY, RETAIL, WORKFORCE AND HOUSING
Sites and Buildings
Some of our Sites and Buildings, if you do not see a building or site you like please reach out!
We are looking for more retailers to come to the area. With a retail trade area of around 31,000, a median age of 42, and a median household income of $62,750, they are ready to spend. Click below to see the analysis and leakage reports completed in Aug of 2019
With an overall population of 20,667 in Washington County and the Greater Omaha population of 933,316 minutes away, we can satisfy most workforce needs. Blair is continuing to help fill the funnel for the trades with the help of Angles Share. Check out an article below about the project helping youth aging out of the foster care system.
Washington County is growing and will continue to grow as Omaha expands.
Have an Ag business and want to learn more about what Blair and the surrounding Washington County area have to offer with crops, workforce, and business development services?
High schools supporting the trades!
All the high schools are supporting the trades in many ways from construction, bio-manufacturing, and welding to CNA programs.
Blair Redevelopment District and TIF projects
Blair has a Redevelopment District, which the City Council has determined the area to be blighted and in need of redevelopment. TIF funds might be available in this area. The below link will take you to Blair’s GIS, check the box “Regulated use: Redevelopment” to see this area.
All TIF projects must receive approval at various stages by the Planning Commission, the Community Development Agency [the City Council acting as the CDA], and the City Council.
Nebraska’s comprehensive economic development incentive packages meet the needs of expanding or relocating businesses.
Eligible Activities in Blair
Any project or program that provides direct or indirect financial assistance to a qualifying business is an eligible activity for local funds to be collected for the economic development program, or for any payment of related costs and expenses.
Programs could include, but are not limited to:
– Direct loans or grants to qualifying businesses for fixed assets and/or working capital.
– Loan guarantees for qualifying businesses.
– Grants for public works improvements that are essential for the location or expansion of a qualifying business.
– Workforce training