Enterprise Zone workshop scheduled

Enterprise Zone workshop scheduled

November 21, 2016

Martinsville, VA (November 21, 2016) The Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation’s Small Business Division is partnering with the City of Martinsville, Henry County and Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to host a workshop to assist businesses with understanding Enterprise Zone benefits. The event will be held at New College Institute (191 Fayette Street, Martinsville) on Tuesday, December 8th from 12-2PM.

The workshop, which targets business owners, property owners, developers, real estate professionals and property managers, will address grant qualification basics, permit fee waivers, technology zones and more. CPAs are also encouraged to attend.

The goal of the workshop is to make sure both business and property owners located within Enterprise Zones fully understand the state and local benefits, as well as requirements for capital investment and job creation, benefit schedules and timelines for submitting applications.

Speakers include the City’s Susan McCulloch, Henry County’s Wade Nester, DHCD’s Tory McGowan.

The workshop is free of charge. Advance registration in is requested and is available online at www.YesMartinsville.com/Events or by calling the EDC at 276-403-5940.

Questions regarding the Enterprise Zone program can be directed to City of Martinsville’s Susan McCulloch (276-403-5156) or Henry County’s Wade Nester (276-634-2570).

The mission of the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation is to create new job opportunities and expand the tax base for the area.  The organization strives to support and develop local industry, as well as market Martinsville-Henry County globally as an exceptional place to live, work and play.

The EDC is a public-private partnership between the City of Martinsville, Henry County, the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce, the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber’s Partnership for Economic Growth (C-PEG) and the Harvest Foundation of the Piedmont.


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