Welcome to TCIDA

Welcome to the Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority’s web site. TCIDA is the economic development agency for all jurisdictions within Tuscaloosa County Alabama and is a one stop source for accessing all manufacturing site location data including available sites and buildings, financing, employee training and incentives. The TCIDA, created in 1973, has played a pivotal role in the recruitment of manufacturing jobs to our region of Alabama. Tuscaloosa County is home to some of the most respected and recognized brands in the world.  Companies like JVC, Mercedes Benz, Nucor Steel, and Phifer Incorporated have thrived in our business climate. The University of Alabama, Shelton State Community College and Stillman College continuously enhance our ever growing workforce with graduates from throughout the United States and many foreign nations. Our work force has proven to be highly productive with a strong work ethic and a successful record of manufacturing for global markets. We invite you to explore our web site and contact our professional and efficient staff with additional questions about the advantages of manufacturing for the world in Tuscaloosa County Alabama.


As TCIDA’s Director of Industrial Recruitment and Retention I assure you that your project is a high priority to the TCIDA. TCIDA proposes to grant the maximum statutory tax incentives allowed by state law on all sales, use and ad valorem taxes to your project. We will present an aggressive incentive package tailored to the needs of your project requirements. In addition, Tuscaloosa County offers you the stability and reliability necessary for your company’s future – the City of Tuscaloosa and Tuscaloosa County both have STANDARD & POOR’S bond ratings of AA+.

Andy Jocham
Director – Industrial Recruitment and Retention