Doing Business in Urbana

The City of Urbana is an excellent place to live and do business. Urbana’s Economic Development team is experienced, service oriented, and ready to assist you in expanding or locating a new business in Urbana.

We look forward to helping you find the right financial incentives, building, land, workforce, training, or anything else you need to be a prosperous and longtime Urbana business. Please check the pages in this section to get an overview of all that Urbana offers its business partners, and then contact us when we can help.

The City can offer incentives to businesses of all sizes through our three Tax Increment Financing districts and Enterprise Zone.  Economic Development staff can assist you in finding a location for your new or expanding business. Planning and Building Safety staff will help you navigate the City’s permits, licenses, zoning, and regulations. Go here to see more at the Virtual Bridge Incubator. 

If your business has been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic, go here to see resources that could help.