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Jun 07, 2018

GFDC Available Real Estate Report
The purpose of this analysis is to evaluate available sites and buildings in the City of Fremont, NE or nearby in terms of suitability for meeting the real estate needs of prospect companies in Fremont’s identified target industries.

Category: Real Estate Reports

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Jun 07, 2018

GFDC Speculative Building Report
The purpose of this project is to provide the Greater Fremont Development Council (GFDC) an independent and objective understanding of the need for and feasibility of developing one or more speculative buildings in Fremont or elsewhere in the GFDC service territory. This analysis was prepared by Garnet Consulting Services, Inc., a Connecticut-based consulting firm that specializes in the real estate aspects of the economic development...

Category: Real Estate Reports

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Jun 07, 2018

2017 Annual Report
Year 3 of Fremont 2020, our five-year strategic plan, showed how a dedication to our vision and partnerships can create consistent achievements! We have sustained a very stable business attraction activity level, through partnerships and local lead generation. We have remained steadfast in our targeted industry focus (animal food manufacturing and wood, metal, and plastics manufacturing). We have continued to see growth in our economic...

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Jun 06, 2018

Fremont Labor Availability Report Spring 2018
The Nebraska Department of Labor published the Fremont Labor Availability Report for Spring 2018. Other reports you may find useful are the Fremont Area Skills Gap Report and the Fremont Hiring and Training Needs Report.  Reports for other communities can be found on the Labor Market Information Publications page. Links are found within this resource.

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Dec 17, 2017

Rural Enterprise Assistance Project
Rural Investment Corporation works in partnership with REAP as well as with Women’s Business Center and Latino Business Center. Those valued components of the Center for Rural Affairs provide financing and technical assistance to small businesses and microenterprises not supported by conventional lenders. Working together, they provide comprehensive business development services, specialized technical assistance, business management training, networking and access to credit.

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Dec 14, 2017

Center for Rural Affairs - REAP Loan Products
Call on REAP when you are thinking of starting a small business or if you already operate a small business in Nebraska. Through REAP you can create a business plan, research potential markets and marketing ideas, discuss management issues with experienced business specialists, and apply for a small business loan. Quicklinks for REAP: Rural Enterprise Assistance Project Business Start-up Checklist Loan Products The GFDC office can help connect you to...

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Oct 11, 2017

Nebraska Industrial Assessment Center
A team of university-based faculty and student engineers are available to provide small and medium sized companies with NO COST energy, productivity, and waste assessments. Download flyer to learn more.

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Apr 21, 2017

Small Business Credit Results for Fremont
  Fremont-specific Report on Employer Firms [Shows information about the full sample of employer firms compared to the employer firm responses associated with Fremont.]

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Feb 24, 2017

2016 Annual Report
GFDC is a 501(c)6 public-private partnership that works diligently to fulfill its mission to provide leadership for Greater Fremont Area growth initiatives and aggressively pursue targeted growth opportunities that will result in quality job creation and retention.

Category: Annual Report

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Feb 19, 2017

Nebraska Quality of Life 2017
Nebraska offers an array of advantages that make living, working, and doing business here a rich and rewarding experience. Within its borders, you’ll discover genuine, hardworking people who are proud of their heritage. Nebraskans are excited about the future and eagerly welcome new industry and development to the state.

Category: Quality of Life, Workforce

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Jan 04, 2017

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Dec 13, 2016

Dream It. Do It. - Fremont Chapter
GFDC and the Fremont High School have been working together to provide students with experiences that introduce them to our primary industries.  Tours of local industries can help inspire students and educate the public on modern manufacturing which today is providing clean, safe, and rewarding careers.  By showcasing our local industries we hope it not only inspires the next generation of manufacturers but that it...

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Oct 31, 2016

Nebraska Business Development Center
Through 30+ years of service to the business community in Nebraska and to higher education in Nebraska, the Nebraska Business Development Center has amassed thousands of small victories that together mean a better economy and a better life for all Nebraskans. Beginning with a focus on small businesses through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Development Center program and expanding through technology training, the...

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Oct 27, 2016

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Oct 12, 2016

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Nov 02, 2015

Local Assistance Programs
Download a PDF of Local Assistance Programs HERE. The City of Fremont invests local LB840 funds for the purpose of attracting new industries and retaining or expanding existing businesses in Fremont. Funds are offered to businesses in the form of low or 0% interest loans and performance-based forgivable loans (grants), based on the creation of new jobs and investment in Fremont, Nebraska. The Nebraska Local Option Municipal...

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Sep 12, 2015

Community Development Resources: Business Loans
CDR's Small Business Loan Program is designed to assist under-capitalized, start-up and existing small businesses. These businesses, for many reasons, often cannot qualify for traditional bank financing and support. We can provide loans in amounts as low as $1,000 and up to $100,000. SBA Microenterprise loans: This loan serves start-up and micro-businesses and is funded by the SBA. Loan amounts range from $1,000 up to $50,000;...

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Jan 31, 2015

Wage and Salary Info for Northeast Nebraska (includes Dodge County)
For metropolitan and nonmetropolitan area definitions used by the OES survey, see the Metropolitan and nonmetropolitan area definitions page. These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in the Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area.

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Jan 31, 2015

State of Nebraska Job Training
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development provides Nebraska Customized Job Training Advantage as a flexible and discretionary custom job training program to ensure the State’s workforce is prepared. The purpose of the grant program is to provide employee training assistance to businesses that maintain, expand and diversify the state’s economic base and, in the process, retain and create quality jobs for Nebraska residents. Nebraska Customized Job...

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Jan 31, 2015

Nebraska Department of Labor
State of Nebraska Recruiting and Referral Services A business can post a job order with Nebraska Department of Labor. Department of Labor staff will assist you in the job posting application and interview process; refer qualified candidates; provide job seekers your company application forms and search the NEWorks database of more than 65,000 applicants for job seekers who may have the skills, training and experience to...

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Jan 31, 2015

NEWorks for Employers
State of Nebraska Recruiting and Referral Services A business can post a job order with Nebraska Department of Labor. Department of Labor staff will assist you in the job posting application and interview process; refer qualified candidates; provide job seekers your company application forms and search the NEWorks database of more than 65,000 applicants for job seekers who may have the skills, training and experience to...

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Jan 31, 2015

Dream It! Do It! Workforce Program
Today’s manufacturing is about advanced technologies, state of the art facilities, and fast paced work environments. But most of all, manufacturing is about those people who like to see the product of a hard day’s work. However, this is not the impression of manufacturing that is held by many Americans today. Only 35 percent of parents say they would encourage their children to pursue careers...

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Jan 31, 2015

NEWorks for Job Seekers
Discover great jobs in Nebraska anytime and anywhere. The Nebraska Department of Labor’s free app makes it easy to find jobs by placing our job search technology at your fingertips. Search NEworks.com

Category: Workforce

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Jan 31, 2015

Advance Services, Inc.
Since 1994, Advance Services has been dedicated to providing our clients with the most qualified employees in the market. Unparalleled customer service is our first priority, so our candidates undergo a rigorous interviewing and screening process. Our effective staffing solutions are designed for organizations that understand the need for proactive business strategies in order to remain productive and competitive in a global market. Our successful...

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Jan 31, 2015

Essential Personnel
We believe in a business community that deserves an unequaled fit when it comes to employees: the highest caliber, the highest quality and the most dependable.

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Jan 31, 2015

Premier Staffing Agency
Our President, Carol Fenske, has 15 years of experience in the Staffing Industry.  We are committed to excellence to the companies we serve and our employees. Our client companies can choose from a variety of staffing options including temp-to-hire and temporary coverage for vacations, illness and other vacancies of regular employees.

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Jan 31, 2015

Fremont Labor Availability Brief from the DOL
The Nebraska Departments of Economic Development and Labor (DED & DOL), with support from the University Of Nebraska - Lincoln, Bureau Of Sociological Research (BOSR), have undertaken a study to measure labor availability in northeast Nebraska. Respondents provided information about their current employment status and their perspective on future employment changes. Six communities in the region were highlighted: Columbus, Fremont, Norfolk, South Sioux City, Wayne,...

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Jan 01, 2015

REAP Direct Loan Program
The REAP Direct Loan product offers loans up to $50,000. Borrowers fill out an initial loan application, either online or manually, which serves as the pre-application for the REAP Direct Loan. (This is the same form as is used for the REAP Rapid Loan application.) If the pre-application is approved, for loans above $20,000, the borrower will complete a REAP Business Plan for the final loan...

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Dec 13, 2014

Nebraska Enterprise Fund Loan Products
NEF Direct Loan Program for Micro /Small Businesses  The Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF) is a Certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that provides loan capital to businesses and programs across Nebraska. In addition to offering direct loans to businesses from $5,000 to $150,000, NEF collaborates with other lending programs or financial institutions when gap financing is needed.  Main Office:  330 N Oakland Avenue, Oakland, NE 68045,...

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Jan 01, 2014

2013 Annual Report
A series of important, game changing moves were made for Greater Fremont through GFDC's efforts in 2013. A full partnership with the Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership, the creation of a robust business expansion and retention program, and a comprehensive five-year strategy for economic development in Greater Fremont are just the beginning to what will be new opportunities and new investment for our community.

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Jan 01, 2014

Intern NEBRASKA
The Intern Nebraska (InternNE) program connects college students and employers from across the state, providing a unique opportunity for them to co-invest in the future. Interns gain valuable business experience that will help them in future careers, while successful internships help businesses develop tomorrow’s leaders. Internships create lasting connections between students and the region; more than 50% of interns become full-time employees at their place...

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Aug 20, 2012

Resources for IT Workforce
Educating the IT Workforce...

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Jan 01, 2012

Nebraska Advantage Program
The Nebraska Advantage Package is a comprehensive incentive to help meet the needs of your expanding or relocating business.  

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Oct 31, 2011

Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership
The Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s (NMEP) sole purpose is to provide small and medium sized manufacturers with the exact tools they need to succeed in the global marketplace. The NMEP works directly with manufacturers, helping them access a national network of more than 2,000 field engineers and manufacturing specialists whose solutions can be tailor-made for each company’s specific needs, ultimately leading to greater productivity, increased...

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Oct 31, 2011

Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District
The Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District (NENEDD) was created and recognized by the US Department of Commerce, and the Economic Development Administration (EDA) in 1977. Our main objective is to encourage cooperation between local government officials, community based organizations and the private sector. The mission of NENEDD is to build communities, empower families and advance businesses through the use of a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). In...

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Oct 31, 2011

University of Nebraska, Lincoln Extension
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is an important resource for all Nebraskans… The difference between knowledge and “know how”: Extension provides more than just information or knowledge. The goal of extension is to help Nebraskans transform knowledge into “know how” — having confidence, skill and understanding to make better decisions about their businesses, their communities, their families and their personal lives. Unbiased, research-based information: Extension is not interested...

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Oct 31, 2011

USDA Rural Development
The Nebraska Staff of USDA Rural Development is committed to assisting Nebraskans in accessing USDA financing programs that are designed to offer: Affordable homeownership and repair opportunities. Safe and modern rental housing facilities. Essential public facilities and services including: Water and sewer systems, Community facilities, Telecommunications equipment and facilities Business opportunities to build and sustain healthy economies. Financial and technical assistance to cooperative and value-added efforts across Nebraska. Energy opportunities for...

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Oct 31, 2011

US Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. We recognize that small business is critical to our economic recovery and strength, to building America’s future, and to...

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Oct 31, 2011

Nebraska Enterprise Fund
Nebraska Enterprise Fund Website The Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF) was established in 1994 to support programs that serve Nebraska’s small and micro businesses.  NEF is a Certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that provides capital to businesses and programs. NEF works in participation with lenders to fill financing gaps for businesses.  NEF provides a directory of its program partners on its website, www.nebbiz.org.  NEF is...

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Oct 31, 2011

Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Business Development Center - University of Omaha We offer free counseling services to businesses in Nebraska wishing to compete and win contracts with the government. Visit Procurement Technical Assistance Center to learn more about these opportunities as we help businesses sell their goods and services to the government. Counselors have years of governmental contracting experience in both the government and client roles. From basic contracting questions and...

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Dec 31, 1969

2014 Housing Study
Download the 2014 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Report presented to the Fremont City Council on 9-9-14.

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Dec 31, 1969

BizAssist Toolkit
        BizAssist is your one-stop resource for finding information on starting a business, growing your business, managing employees and where to reach out for one on one assistance. Check it out by clicking HERE now.

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