Economic Development

Papillion has all the ingredients needed to help your business grow and thrive:

  • A relatively young and affluent population of residents who are active and engaged. 
  • A business-friendly city with the advantage of being located within the greater metropolitan area. 
  • The lowest property tax levy in that three-county metro area. 
  • Sales tax that is consistent with our surrounding cities, with a portion invested in our parks and recreation amenities that make our community so attractive. 
  • No restaurant tax. 
  • Our customer-minded Planning and Building departments that help to expedite the permit application and review process to save companies valuable time and money as they enter a new market.

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Werner Park

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Papillion Business & Technology Park

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Hoffman Strategy Group Office Market Study 2016 has identified:

  • 525,000 SF of office demand in the Papillion trade area in the next decade
  • Overall employment growth to continue at 3% per year
  • Vacancy rate for Class A/B office space is 1.2%
  • There are no class A multi-tenant office buildings in the Papillion trade area

Read the Hoffman Strategy Group Office Market Study

Papillion Business and Technology Park

The Papillion Business and Technology Park is a profitable opportunity for developers and organizations searching for the right location to construct their office building.

  • 50-minute drive from 60% of Nebraska's labor force and much of eastern Iowa
  • Pad sites available from 2.5 to 15 acres
  • Incentive opportunities available
  • Visibility to 21,000 cars per day

Downtown Redevelopment

Blighted AreaThe Papillion City Council has declared an area of downtown Papillion as blighted and substandard. The declaration includes three City-owned properties and two private properties. The declaration allows potential redevelopment in the area to utilize tax increment financing (TIF) to assist with public improvements associated with a project. Click here to learn more about the downtown redevelopment initiative.

What is an SID?

If you live in or around Papillion, chances are you've heard of Sanitary and Improvement Districts (SIDs). SIDs are a temporary financing mechanism for the public improvements needed to serve new development. Learn more about the purpose for SIDs in this video.