Delaware Prosperity Partnership
Delaware Prosperity Partnership (choosedelaware.com) leads Delaware’s economic development efforts to attract, grow and retain businesses; to build a stronger entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem; and to support employers in place marketing Delaware to potential employees via livelovedelaware.com. The DPP team works with site selectors, executives and developers focused on where to locate or grow a business and helps with reviewing potential sites, cost-of-living analyses and funding opportunities, including available tax credits and incentives. DPP advances a culture of innovation in Delaware, working with innovators and startups to spotlight and celebrate successes and connect them with the resources they need to succeed. DPP and its partnerships throughout Delaware support and advance the missions of companies of all sizes and sectors.
Coordinating Delaware’s economic development programs and strategy is the cornerstone of what we do. Our agency is the trusted resource for businesses looking to locate or grow in Delaware.
Our core operating principles include being transformational, forward looking, metrics driven and transparent.
DPP is dedicated to four key elements of economic development:
Attraction – Focusing on bringing new companies to Delaware
Expansion – Engaging and supporting existing employers
Innovation – Convening and supporting new, emerging sectors
Talent – Enhancing the state’s talent pool and supporting employers in their workforce needs
What We Do
The DPP team is often the first point of contact for site selection consultants, commercial real estate professionals and executives: Our no-charge services include:
Supporting clients in identifying and reviewing potential sites
Conducting familiarization tours to acquaint clients with the area
Reviewing cost-of-living for the communities being considered
Arranging meetings with key elected officials and regulatory agency representatives when appropriate
Exploring funding opportunities, including available tax credits and incentives