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 RedevelopmentBlighted Area

The 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.