The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is the official lead economic development agency for Nebraska. DED’s emphasis is growing and diversifying the state’s “economic base,” bringing new dollars into the state.
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development mission is to provide quality leadership and services that enable Nebraska communities, businesses, and people to succeed in a global economy. We are here, equipped and ready, to assist you and your community in developing and capitalizing on economic development opportunities.
Moving your business is a big decision and it can be a hard choice. We’re not the right pick for everyone—just companies looking for a home base with the perfect mix of quality people and interesting places and a blend of economic opportunity and authentic lifestyle. Nebraska’s safe communities and lifelong learning prospects provide a high quality of life and endless opportunities for economic growth.
Because of Nebraska’s ideal location, quality workforce, and positive economic environment, our state is brimming with everything from entrepreneurial start-ups to large corporations.
Expanding your business can be the hardest part of business. Sustainable growth, taking your success story to the next level—call it what you want. We can help you get there with programs and services designed to help you grow at a healthy rate. And we’ll work alongside you so your company harvests the benefits. Because when you grow, the state grows.
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