From small, locally owned shops to large corporate headquarters, we know that business is at the heart of our success as a city. Columbia provides an ideal location for business growth with our skilled workforce, robust transportation routes, and stable communities. That's why throughout the various city departments, we make every effort to make doing business in Columbia as attractive and trouble-free as possible.
Supporting business growth and development is a core economic development function that helps to diversify and strengthen our local economy. Between 60 to 80% of new job growth comes from the expansion of existing businesses. To help stimulate business expansion activity in Columbia we are ready to assist you in growing your business by: