We provide the no-hassle know-how to

build better business and elevate communities

We build better communities by attracting and supporting business and creating life-enhancing jobs, places, and spaces.

Proud to be the Indiana Chamber’s NextEra Energy Resources 2023 Community of the Year

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We’ll help you build the best version of you, your business, your life.

find A home for your business

Whether you are looking for your first building or expanding your business, we create a customizable experience to meet your needs and find your perfect fit.


turn that idea into a reality

We believe dreams shouldn’t just exist in your head. We’re here for you from Step 1 to Step 47 with funding and training opportunities to help you launch and grow your business well.

connect with potential employees

You have jobs, we have people to fill them. Our uniquely tailored programs help all Boone County employers make the most of our skilled workforce. From virtual job fairs to education to level up your workforce we’ll meet your needs. 


find a new job

Boone County is growing and so are our job opportunities! If you just moved to the area or are looking for something new, we can connect you to your next career. 

explore the community

 Boone County is our home and we can’t wait to share it with you. We’re anything but “small town” with plenty to do and see.

Meet the team making it happen

Connect with a member of the Boone EDC staff or learn more about the team behind the scenes of our growing community. 

Better starts with us. 

our residents, our employers, our workforce.


We’re working hard behind the scenes to create the kind of life and business growth you could only dream about. We’re no longer Indiana’s best kept secret. 


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Where are we? 

Nestled off 1-65, we are ideally situated between Indianapolis and Lafayette. That means we have a large and talented workforce, ideal for meeting the needs of complex industries of all kinds and easy commutes. It also means we have a diverse set of industries – information technology, pharmaceuticals, e-commerce, manufacturing, and food and beverage. Abundant utilities, north-south and east-west interstates, and business-friendly government ensures your company has everything it needs to be successful. 

The latest news

United States Cold Storage Embarks on Major Expansion in Lebanon Strengthening Economic Landscape

United States Cold Storage (USCS) has received resounding approval from the Lebanon City Council for a significant 60,000 square foot expansion at their Lebanon Business Park location. This strategic move solidifies USCS's commitment to bolstering the local economy...

Fluor Update: Lebanon Project 11.27.2023

Road improvements status In September, road improvement projects managed by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation began. Since that time, workers have made great progress aided by ideal fall weather. Here is a status summary compiled thanks to details from the...

Boone EDC Joins Pioneering Workforce Inclusion Initiative to Empower Underserved Populations in Boone County

The Boone EDC proudly announces its participation in the groundbreaking initiative aimed at fostering workforce inclusion and economic empowerment for underserved populations. This initiative aligns seamlessly with the organization's strategic plan, specifically...

Molly Whitehead Joins The Arc of Greater Boone County Board, Enhancing Community Impact

The Arc of Greater Boone County proudly welcomes Molly Whitehead, Executive Director of the Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC), as one of its newest board members. The recent announcement of three distinguished additions, including Dr. Gerardo...

Grand Transformations: Igniting Growth in Boone County: Indiana Chamber’s Community of the Year

If a picture says 1,000 words, what does a gallery of photos reveal about Boone County, the 2023 NextEra Energy Resources Community of the Year? Likewise, who better to bring the county to life than some of the people making a difference within it? Through photos and...

INVEST & Build Better

WIth Us

The Boone EDC is an independently funded nonprofit organization, which works to grow Boone County’s economy. By becoming an invested partner, you are helping shape the region’s future. With investment from more than 60 companies, public agencies, and private organizations, we are able to provide direct services that help companies grow, and lead initiatives to enhance our county’s competitiveness.

“We choose to support the Boone EDC because it allows us to participate in conversations that help shape our local economy. Boone EDC provides invaluable research and data that help us make the best economic decisions for their businesses to thrive.”

Adam Owens

President & CEO, RLTurner Corporation

“We support the Boone EDC because we know the importance an EDC role plays in the Economic Development world. They are experts when it comes to working on economic development projects and coming up with creative ways to win new jobs and investment for their communities.”

Haley Tomlinson

Economic Development Team, Duke Energy