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Economic Development Overview
Troy is committed to supporting the growth and expansion of our existing businesses, to attracting new business and industry, and to creating an environment of partnership all with the goal of promoting economic diversity and enhanced quality of life for the community."
The City of Troy is dedicated to the view of Economic Development as a partnership between our growing community and a strong business base. The Economic Development Department strives to ensure a pro-business climate that encourages our existing industries to grow and expand and to attract new business to invest in our community. We look forward to forming partnerships with new businesses and to continue our support of existing businesses in Troy.
Troy is centrally located in the St. Louis Metro East area, approximately 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis, Mo with direct access to I-55, I-70, I-270, U.S. Route 40 and U.S. Route 162. Lambert International Airport is a short 32 mile drive and Mid America Airport is just 17 miles from the heart of Troy. Amtrak Rail services can be accessed 22 miles to Union Station in Downtown St. Louis, MO, or 24 miles to Alton, IL.
Our community is ideally placed to offer the lifestyle of a neighborhood community while having quick and easy access to many of the exciting cultural and entertainment activities, as well as numerous business and educational opportunities available in the surrounding Metro East area.
Supporting the Growth of our Business Community
The Troy Economic Development Department is a resource for retail and non-retail businesses seeking location or expansion options in Troy by:
- Identifying suitable sites and buildings to meet your needs;
- Providing economic data relative to the business environment in Troy;
- Connecting you with workforce development resources;
- Exploring incentive options specific to your individual business location and expansion situation.
Members of the Troy Economic Development staff want to meet with you regarding your company's services or products, hiring and expansion plans, and all the factors that affect your company's growth. We want to know how we can promote a growth friendly business environment.