Business Resources

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

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

Management Issues

  • Recruiting Assistance

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • LB840 (Specialty)


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

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

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

Technical Assistance

  • Website Development


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

Nonprofit Development

  • Technical Services
  • Board Development
  • Strategic Planning

Human Resources

  • Workforce Incentives

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Starting a Business

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


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