Economic Development

Limestone County is one of the fastest growing counties in Alabama. With a highly-educated workforce and attractive business incentives, Limestone County is the ideal location for industrial and retail growth. Limestone County is home to diverse industries including aerospace, advanced manufacturing, automotive, biotechnology and robotics. Limestone County is also home to four Fortune 500 Companies: Rock-Tenn, Federal Mogul, Steelcase, and the Target Distribution Center.

Athens, the county seat, has a central location on Interstate-65 and is less than 100 miles north of Birmingham, Alabama and 100 miles south of Nashville, Tennessee. Athens and Limestone County’s location on the interstate highway system, its access to rail service, close proximity to the Elk and Tennessee Rivers and its proximity to the Huntsville International Airport and the Elk and Tennessee Rivers help make Athens and Limestone County a prime location for business.

For more information about economic development, visit Limestone County Economic Development Association:

101 S. Beaty Street
Athens, AL 35611

There are a number of retail development possibilities in Athens and Limestone County. We have acreage, existing structures and office space available for your business.

For more information about retail development opportunities and available office space, visit one of our local commercial brokerage firms:

Ming Enterprises
116 North Marion Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 232-3001

Progressive Realty Group
106 Market Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 232-5053

101 South Beaty Street, Athens, AL 35611
PHONE 256-232-2600 | TOLL FREE 866-953-6565 | FAX 256-232-2609


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