Site Selection Services

The Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance (EDA) works on a free and confidential basis with domestic and foreign companies planning to establish new facilities, relocate existing facilities or expand current facilities. EDA recognizes the time-sensitive nature of business attraction projects and is responsive to the site selection team’s needs. Staff serves as business ombudsmen and facilitates communication and development of new projects. The EDA also assists existing businesses and industries in Muncie-Delaware County with any business related issues.

The EDA offers a range of site selection services and development services, such as:
  • Land assemblage
  • Site development
  • Structure financing
  • Help in facilitating the permitting process
  • Customized data
  • Understanding of governmental processes related to development
  • Cooperation with the East Central Indiana Regional Partnership
  • Incentive procurement
  • Training assistance
The EDA is available to generate customized and detailed real estate reports that identify sites in Muncie-Delaware County that meet the criteria of a company’s relocation or expansion needs.

Did You Know?

Indiana ranked FIRST in the Midwest and 7th overall for Top States for Doing Business in 2017. (Area Development, Q3 2017)

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Traci Lutton
Vice President, Economic Development
In her role at the Economic Development Alliance, Ms. Lutton leverages economic development resources to sustain and enhance the economic growth, vitality and global competitiveness of Muncie-Delaware County as a superior business location. Lutton markets the community locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally to private investors, corporations, and site selectors through recruitment trips, website, tradeshows and other methods. Traci has knowledge and experience with a range of site selection and development services.
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Ashley Surpas
Economic Development Project Manager
Ashley Surpas, from Muncie, Indiana, came to the Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance in July of 2012 after graduating from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Political Science, a Master of Public Administration, and a Master of Executive Development for Public Service. Surpas volunteers with Project Leadership in Delaware County and serves on the Anderson-Muncie Public Transportation Coalition.
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Erin Williamson
Economic Development Coordinator
Erin Williamson joined the Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance in November 2020. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ball State University. Erin was born and raised in Muncie and has a passion for community and local business. In her free time, she enjoys watching sports, being in nature, and spending time with loved ones.