Unlock Business Success and Forge Global Connections through Hancock County

Business expansion and growth have been moving forward at an incredible pace over the last ten years, and here’s what businesses like Wal-Mart, Amazon, and other major employers here have come to realize about Hancock County.

  • A labor shed of over 2 million people within an hour drive
  • Development-ready sites 
  • A fast permitting process
  • Lower tax burden than neighboring states
  • Access to 114 million potential customers within a day’s truck drive
  • Heavy water supply

Hancock County is the Powerhouse for Business Expansion

state map highwaysOur communities are in an unmatched location in the U.S. Midwest—intersected by Interstate 70, an extensive network of nearby highways, and the Indianapolis Regional Airport, providing the infrastructure needed for growing your business and supporting major companies like Walmart and Amazon.

Between 2019 and 2023, Hancock County has had 25 business announcements regarding new locations or expansions.

Entrepreneurs are finding success in Hancock County. Accessing resources from the Central Indiana Small Business Development Center and the Indy Partnership, these thought leaders are leading the economic charge to create accelerated growth for Hancock County.

HEDC’s vision for the future is to be an expansion hub for small, medium, and large-scale businesses and talent. With over 9.3 million square feet of developed, available industrial space, Hancock is prepared to offer businesses a future filled with growth and expansion.