Economic Development

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Social media marketing entrepreneurial event set for Sept. 9
Governor announces $120M AUBix data center coming to Auburn
GE Aviation’s Auburn plant ships 100,000th 3-D printed fuel nozzle
Department of Defense awards Auburn's SiO2 with $64.6M contract to increase vial production
Briggs & Stratton announces expansion of Auburn manufacturing operation
Auburn recognized for new economic development projects in 2020
Auburn’s SiO2 launches production of high-tech COVID-19 vaccine vials
SiO2 plans $163 million expansion in Auburn, creating 220 jobs
Revere Plastics Systems expands footprint in Auburn
Aftermarket wheel supplier Wheel Pros expanding with Auburn facility

City Hall

144 Tichenor Ave, Suite 2

  1. Email:
  2. Phone: (334) 501-7270
  3. Hours:  M-F: 8AM-5PM

Phillip Dunlap

Economic Development Director

  1. Phone: (334) 501-7270
  2. Email:

About Us

Whether you're expanding or relocating, come talk to us.  You'll like the way we do business.

The City's Economic Development Department creates employment opportunities for the citizens of Auburn and expands the tax base of the community through industrial, commercial and retail development. It also supports the future of the Auburn economy by aiding the entrepreneurial efforts of startups.

The department develops and maintains economic plans, strategies, and programs through the following:

  • Devise and utilize unique marketing techniques to recruit prospects
  • Create and provide competitive incentive packages which may include financial assistance
  • Administer the City's revolving loan program
  • Identify and develop property for new technology parks
  • Maintain partnerships with industries and businesses
  • Provide technical and financial assistance to merchants in efforts to maintain a viable Central Business District
  • Administer the City's small business incubator to allow fledgling industrial projects an opportunity to succeed
  • Work with federal, state, local and private economic development agencies that are able to make resources available for Auburn businesses and industries

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