Aurora, located in central Nebraska, has a variety of opportunities for business growth and investment. With a strong agricultural base. access to interstate and major highways, as well as fiber-internet infrastructure, Aurora is an ideal location for transportation, manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, data centers, housing development and related industries. A variety of greenfield sites under local control are available for development in and near Aurora. Buildings for rent and sale can be difficult to find, due to the strong business community, but Aurora Development Corporation is often able to match interested parties with available properties or create a build-to-suit lease option for the right prospect. Aurora boasts lower taxes compared to peer communities and offers a wide range of incentives and financing options through state agencies.
Aurora Development Corporation completed a Target Industry Study in 2021. Food Manufacturing, Chemical Manufacturing, Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing, Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing, Miscellaneous Manufacturing, Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods, and Truck Transportation are key target industries for the area.