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Why Southeast Mississippi?

Southeast Mississippi provides a number of competitive advantages for companies interested in locating or expanding in the region:

  • The region offers a highly motivated and productive workforce that is supported by a network of community colleges capable of customizing workforce training programs for new and expanding industry.
  • Southeast Mississippi is strategically located in one of the fastest growing regions of the United States and offers operating costs below the national average. View our Mississippi Market Area Map
  • A vast inventory of sites and buildings is available, including sites certified through Mississippi Power's Project Ready™ program that meet strict development guidelines designed by a nationally recognized site location consultant.
  • Competitive incentives are available for a variety of industries along with a pro-business climate that includes right-to-work laws and expedited environmental permitting.
  • Mississippi Power provides reliable, clean and affordable energy along with superior customer service.
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Workforce

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Transportation

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Project Ready™

Project Ready™ certified sites align with the most stringent economic development standards.

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Incentives

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