Resource Room

Welcome to EDPA’s Resource Room – a compilation of documents and maps, site selection search tools, links to third-party sites and resources and simulation videos of key Alabama assets.

Useful Links:
Governor Kay Ivey
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
Alabama Department of Commerce
Alabama.gov – Alabama’s Official Web Site
Alabama Legislature

Economic Climate

Documents and Maps:
Business Climate
Alabama Accolades
Alabama’s Unemployment Rates by County – April 2017
Right to Work Map

Useful Links:
Alabama State Data Center
Alabama Department of Labor, Labor Market Information
UA Center for Business and Economic Research
US Census Bureau

Education and Training

K-12

Documents and Maps:
Education Quick Facts 2016-2017-Alabama Department of Education
International Baccalaureate Schools in Alabama

Useful Links:
Alabama Department of Education
Alabama Department of Career and Technical Education

Two Year

Documents and Maps:
Two-Year Colleges in Alabama Map

Useful Links:
Alabama Community College System
Alabama Commission on Higher Education
Workforce Development Councils of Alabama

Four Year

Documents and Maps:
Four -Year Colleges in Alabama Map
Regional Engineering Colleges Map
Research Universities In Alabama Map
Alabama Colleges and Universities

Useful Links:
Alabama Commission on Higher Education

Workforce Training Incentive (AIDT)

Documents and Maps:
AIDT Workforce Development Process Flowchart
Alabama Robotics Technology Park

Useful Links:
AIDT

Additional Resources

Documents and Maps:
Alabama Technology Network

Useful links:
Alabama Robotics Technology Park
Alabama Technology Network

Video Library:
Alabama Robotics Technology Park Simulation Video
Alabama Aviation Center Simulation Video
AIDT Maritime Training Center Simulation Video

Environmental Permitting

Documents and Maps:
Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM)

Useful Links:
Alabama Department of Environmental Management

Existing Industry Resources

Useful Links:
Alabama Technology Network
Workforce Development Councils of Alabama

Geology

Useful Links:
Geological Survey of Alabama

Incubators

Useful Links:
For information on Incubators in Alabama, visit the Advantage Alabama Database and click on the Incubators Tab
Advantage Alabama

Industry Segments

Aerospace

Documents and Maps:
Alabama’s Aerospace Industry

Useful Links:
Alabama Aerospace Industry Association
National Space Science & Technology Center
Airbus Alabama
Alabama Aerospace & Defense Industry Directory
Aviation Council of Alabama

Video Library:
Alabama’s Aerospace Industry
Airbus Final Assembly Line Simulation Video
Airbus Engineering Center Simulation Video

Agriculture

Useful Links:
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Alabama Agricultural Statistics Home Page
Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries
Alabama Farmers Market Authority

Automotive

Documents and Maps:
The 2014 Economic Impacts of Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC and its Tier-1 Suppliers
Automotive Industry in Alabama
Map of Honda Suppliers in Alabama – 2017
Map of Hyundai Suppliers in Alabama – 2017
Map of Mercedes Suppliers in Alabama – 2017
Map Vehicle Assembly Plants in the Southeast
Automotive Engine Plant Production in Alabama
75-mile Radius of Auto Assembly Plants in Alabama

Useful links:
Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association

Video Library:
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama Simulation Video
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama Simulation Video
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Simulation Video
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama Simulation Video
Navistar Simulation Video

Chemical

Documents and Maps:
Alabama’s Chemical Industry

Distribution

Documents and Maps:
Alabama’s Distribution Industry

Food Production

Documents and Maps:
Alabama’s Food Production Industry

Video Library:
Southern Classic Food Group Simulation Video

Forest Products

Documents and Maps:
Alabama’s Forest Products Industry

Useful Links:
Alabama Forestry Information
Alabama Forestry Commission
Alabama Center for Paper and Bioresource Engineering

Information Technology

Documents and Maps:
Alabama’s Information Technology Industry
RSAs Dexter Avenue Datacenter Information Sheet

Useful Links:
Alabama Information Technology Association

Medical Device

Documents and Maps:
Alabama’s Medical Device Industry

Useful links
BIOAlabama

Video Library
Cummings Research Park Simulation Video
USA Technology & Research Park Simulation Video
Auburn University Research Park Simulation Video
Southern Research- Engineering Research Center Simulation Video
Innovation Depot Simulation Video
Alabama Robotics Technology Park Simulation Video

Metals

Documents and Maps:
Alabama’s Metals Industry

Video Library:
Golden Dragon Copper Simulation Video

Plastics and Rubber

Documents and Maps:
Alabama’s Plastics and Rubber Industry

International

Documents and Maps:
International Investment and Trade

Useful Links:
Alabama Germany Partnership
Alabama International Trade Center
Alabama State Bar – International Law Section
Birmingham International Center
Japan-America Society of Alabama
North Alabama International Trade Association
Export and Trade, Alabama Department of Commerce

Labor Information

Documents and Maps:
Alabama’s Unemployment Rates by County- December 2016

Useful Links:
Alabama Department of Labor
Alabama Self-Insured Workers Comp Fund
Alabama State Employment Service
Alabama Department of Labor, Labor Market Information
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Modeling and Simulation

Useful Links:
Alabama Modeling and Simulation Council

Real Estate Information

Residential

Useful Links:
Alabama Real Estate Research and Education Center

Commercial and Industrial

For information on available commercial and industrial buildings and sites in Alabama, visit the AdvantageAlabama Database and click on the either the Building or Site tab.
Advantage Alabama Database

AdvantageSites

Documents and Maps:
AdvantageSite Preparation

Useful Links:
AdvantageSite

Video Library:
Jackson County Industrial Park Simulation Video
Monroeville Industrial Park East Site Simulation Video
Opp Industrial Park #4 Simulation Video
Rogersville Business Park Simulation Video
Black Forest Industrial Park Simulation Video

Incubators

Useful Links:
For information on Incubators in Alabama, visit the Advantage Alabama Database and click on the Incubators Tab
Advantage Alabama 

Video Library:
Innovation Depot Simulation Video

Research and Development Assets

Documents and Maps:
Research Universities in Alabama Map

Useful Links:
Southern Research 
Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology
Auburn University
Alabama A & M University
Tuskegee University
University of Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama in Huntsville
University of South Alabama

Video Library:
Auburn University Research Park Simulation Video
Cummings Research Park Simulation Video
Southern Research Institute Simulation Video
USA Technology & Research Park Simulation Video
Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children Simulation Video
2014 Alabama Innovation Lifetime Achievement Winner Lonnie McMillian Video

Small and Minority Business Assistance:

Useful Links:
Alabama Small Business Development Center Network
Office of Minority Business Enterprise
Small Business Advocacy, Alabama Department of Commerce

Taxes and Incentives:

Alabama’s major incentive programs

Documents and Maps:
Alabama Taxes and Incentives Summary

Useful Links:
Alabama Department of Revenue – Home Page
Alabama Department of Revenue – Tax Incentives

Foreign Trade Zones

Documents and Maps:
Foreign Trade Zones

Useful Links:
Alabama FTZ Contacts

State Enterprise Zones

Documents and Maps:
State Enterprise Zones

Industrial Development Grant Program

Documents and Maps:
Industrial Development Grant Program

Other

Useful Links:
AlabamaSAVES

Transportation

Documents and Maps:
Alabama Transportation Overview

Air

Documents and Maps:
Alabama Commercial Airports Map

Useful Links:
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
Columbus Georgia Airport Authority
Dothan Regional Airport
Mobile Airport Authority
Montgomery Airport Authority
Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
Port of Huntsville

Video Library:
Northwest Alabama Regional Airport Simulation Video
Montgomery Regional Airport Simulation Video
Mobile Regional Airport Simulation Video
Huntsville International Airport Simulation Video
Dothan Regional Airport Simulation Video
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport Simulation Video
Craig Field Airport & Industrial Park Simulation Video

Highway

Documents and Maps:
Alabama & U.S. Interstate Network Map

Useful Links:
Alabama Department of Transportation

Video Library:
I-22/I-65 Interchange Simulation Video

Rail

Documents and Maps:
Alabama Major Rail Service Map

Useful Links:
BNSF Railway
CSX Transportation
Kansas City Southern Rail Network
Norfolk Southern Corporation

Video Library:
Norfolk Southern Birmingham Regional Intermodal Facility Simulation Video
International Intermodal Center Simulation Video

Water

Documents and Maps:
Alabama Navigable Waterways Map

Useful Links:
Alabama State Port Authority
Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway

Video Library:
Port of Mobile Simulation Video

Tourism

Useful Links:
Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel

Outdoor Activities & Spectator Sports

Useful Links:
Appalachian foothills
Barber Motorsports Park and Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Gulf Coast beaches
National Forests
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
State Parks
Talladega Superspeedway

Video Library:
Barber Motorsports Park Simulation Video
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Simulation Video
RTJ Golf Trail at Ross Bridge Simulation Video
RTJ Golf Trail at Cambrian Ridge Simulation Video
RTJ Golf Trail at Capitol Hill Simulation Video
RTJ Golf Trail at Grand National Simulation Video
RTJ Golf Trail at Hampton Cove Simulation Video
RTJ Golf Trail at Highland Oaks Simulation Video
RTJ Golf Trail at Lakewood Simulation Video
RTJ Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove Simulation Video
RTJ Golf Trail at Oxmoor Simulation Video
Railroad Park Simulation Video
Regions Field Simulation Video
RTJ Golf Trails at The Shoals Simulation Video
RTJ Golf Trail at Silver Lakes Simulation Video

The Arts & Other Attractions

Useful Links:
Alabama Ballet
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Civil Rights Museum Trail
Space Camp
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Video Library:
Alabama Shakespeare Festival Simulation Video
Grand Hotel Marriott Resort and RTJ Golf Trail at Lakewood Simulation Video
Old Monroe County Courthouse and Heritage Museum Simulation Video

Festivals

Useful Links
Mardi Gras – Mobile
National Shrimp Festival
W.C. Handy Music Festival

Utilities

Energy

Useful Links:
Alabama Municipal Electric Authority
Alabama Power Company
Alagasco
Huntsville Utilities
Mobile Gas Company
PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
Southeast Alabama Gas District
TVA

Telecommunications

Useful Links:
AT&T
Verizon
Nextiva