PORT OF MUSKOGEE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT | 216 West Okmulgee, Muskogee, OK | 918.683.2816 | Fax: 918.683.2110 | brien@muskogeeport.com
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Business Services

The Port of Muskogee Industrial Development Office provides the following services for new and existing businesses.

Quick Reference

Location / Expansion Assistance
Business Assistance
Liaison Assistance
Community Data & Market Research
Special Events

Location / Expansion Assistance                                               [back to top]
  • Assess project requirements
  • Locate suitable buildings or sites
  • Coordinate site tours with building owners and/or realtors
  • Expedited permitting and zoning assistance
  • Take control of property (through options)
  • Provide introductions to financial sources
  • Propose financing alternatives
  • Assist with financing package
  • List applicable taxes
  • Detail tax exemptions that apply
  • Estimate tax liability
  • Outline available incentives
Business Assistance                                                                  [back to top]
  • Facilitate B2B introductions
  • Support networking and information sharing through through the Greater Muskogee Manufacturers Alliance (GMMA)
  • Provide workforce and training assistance
  • Communicate local training and workforce development opportunities
  • Assist with redesign of facility layouts
  • Identify opportunities for energy efficiency and savings
  • Implement lean manufacturing concepts
  • Arrange for R&D support
  • Deliver export and trade assistance
  • Promote products and services at national and international trade shows
  • Conduct goodwill visits to corporate headquarters
Liaison Assistance                                                                     [back to top]
  • Introduce businesses to Muskogee and its leaders
  • Represent prospective companies before public bodies
  • Meet with local, state, and federal officials to discuss regulations that impact business
  • Arrange special events and media coverage
Community Data & Market Research                                         [back to top]
  • Quantify demographics
  • List economic indicators
  • Identify support services
  • Provide list of existing industries
  • Organize labor surveys
  • Conduct wage and salary surveys
  • Deliver supply chain and market research
  • Prepare transportation profile
  • Obtain freight rate structure
  • Prepare comparative costs of trucking, rail and barge
  • Provide cost of living information
  • List recreational and cultural assets
  • Describe opportunities available in our educational systems from primary to post-secondary levels
Special Events                                                                           [back to top]
  • Host ground breaking ceremonies for companies
  • Conduct industry recognition events


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Contact Us Today

The Muskogee Business Development office is located at 216 West Okmulgee in downtown Muskogee, Oklahoma.