Economic Development

Policy Statement for Economic Development

It is the policy of the City of Little Rock to support the local/regional economy and to provide opportunities to retain, form and attract new business. To accomplish this policy, the City shall:
  • Support and promote industry and leverage key resources and assets to attract business interests that offer high-skill/high-wage opportunities for citizens
  • Build on the momentum created by public and private investment and recognize that these efforts promote economic growth for all of Central Arkansas
  • Actively develop programs to support small, minority-owned and women-owned businesses in recognition of the important role of these enterprises in the creation of jobs and economic opportunities