Grow your business in Mobile

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City of Mobile COVID-19 Response

Resources for Your Business

Work with Mobile

Starting Your Business

Starting a new business is a significant commitment. Learn about what you need to do and who can help.

Create a quick start plan

Micro-Enterprise Loan Program

Forgivable loan for homebuilders, construction, or construction support companies affected by COVID.

Learn how to apply

Growing Your Business

If you've been running a business and you're ready to take things to the next level, we're here to help.

Create a growth plan

Setting up Your Business Location

Are you opening an office or storefront in Mobile? Visit Build Mobile's Open Now site to learn about the permitting process for physical business locations.

View the Small Business Guide

Certify Your Business

Learn about the DBE Program

The City of Mobile works with certified DBE businesses. Learn more about the process and get started with your application.

Prepare your application package

Directory of DBE Vendors

Section 3 for Businesses

Section 3 certification is a great way to grow your business, access city contracts, and find qualified employees and subcontractors.

Certify Your Business