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A New Kind of economy is 


The Shoals Business Incubator has facilities and resources for companies seeking to innovate their business processes. Our business model has a 90% success rate.


Our Impact

The SBI has proven to be a major part of the Shoals area economic development team. Since 1992, the SBI incubator network has incubated more than 150 businesses and created more than 1,500 jobs. A study conducted by the University of North Alabama School of Business indicates the SBI clients and graduates provide the annual following economic impact:



Million Dollars expenditure effect for the Regional economy




million dollars in sales and Income tax impact





estimated jobs supported annually



Our Facilities

We have three unique spaces for any kind of business you can imagine. Office space, industrial and manufacturing space as well as a specialty food production space. If you can dream it, you can make it with us. 

NorthingTon court complex

3115 Northington Court, Florence, AL 35630
Mixed use incubation – professional to light manufacturing 

Jerry W. Davis Complex for Manufacturing

4002 Helton Drive, Florence AL 35630
Manufacturing center