Additional Assistance

We’re eager to help businesses make Jackson County, Mississippi their prosperous new home. This is why the JCEDF and the State of Mississippi go well beyond simple site selection assistance and provides a long list of value-added services for prospective businesses. These services can include:

Custom Research

The JCEDF can help with a wide variety of demographic and other reports that will further illuminate the feasibility of a project.

Vocational Technical Training

The Mississippi Coast offers one of the best vocational and technical training programs in the nation.

Free Employment Screening

Mississippi offers free employment screening and interviewing at no charge to businesses.

FTZ Operator Support

The Mississippi Coast FTZ can facilitate the use of FTZ space and assist users with:

  • Activating FTZ space
  • Interfacing with U.S. Customs
  • The entry and withdrawal process
  • Inventory control
  • All FTZ administrative functions

Halter Marine awarded fifth Navy berthing barge

Pascagoula, Miss., July 30, 2021 – Halter Marine, a company of ST Engineering North America, has been awarded a contract option for the U.S. Navy’s fifth Auxiliary Personnel

$6.7M grant goes for runway improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the


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