Box Butte Development Corporation

Box Butte Development Corporation, known locally as the BBDC, is a 501(c)4 not-for-profit organization formed to lead the economic development efforts in Box Butte County.


Services for All Types of Businesses
Box Butte Development Corporation, known locally as the BBDC, is a 501(c)4 not-for-profit organization formed to lead the economic development efforts in Box Butte County. BBDC not only offers a number of programs for local businesses and entrepreneurs but also serves as the single contact point for businesses considering a new site in Box Butte County Nebraska.


Single Point of Contact
Operational businesses aspiring to have a new location in Western Nebraska need look no further than Box Butte County. BBDC is a full-service single point of contact. With a broad network of resources, we are able to:

  • Provide location options, identifying feasible sites or buildings
  • Industrial Park land available
  • Ensure timely utilities deployment
  • Customize a local incentives package
  • Coordinate dignitaries’ speeches at ground-breaking and ribbon-cutting events
  • Assemble local, regional, and state resources for your other needs


Start-Up Guidance
BBDC is a catalyst for entrepreneurs, individuals who aspire to go into business for themselves. One-on-one guidance is available which accompanies online resources and networking with other entrepreneurs.


Business Supported by Community
The service does not stop after a business sets up shop in Box Butte County. BBDC supports a healthy business and community climate for growth and expansion, too. As business’ concerns are flushed out in confidential meetings, BBDC collaborates with other community agencies to implement the necessary improvements. This means businesses can efficiently and effectively carry out their mission with less red tape, fewer hurdles, and more support.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Management Issues

  • Recruiting Assistance

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Obtaining Government Funding


  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Website Development

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Incubator Space
  • Office Equipment and Furniture

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Technical Assistance

  • Website Development


  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training

Nonprofit Development

  • Board Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Human Resources

  • Workforce Incentives

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling


  • One-on-One Counseling
Contact Information
Chelsie Herian
502 Box Butte Avenue
Alliance, NE 69301