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GCDA is a non-profit organization that acts as a liaison between the City of Gadsden and the development community

What We do

  • Actively pursue new retailers for Gadsden
  • Maintain an extensive database of available development opportunities
  • Work with the City of Gadsden to promote development of city owned property
  • Assist in the development of tax rebates on commercial projects
  • Provide guidance to developers on permitting process
  • Provide demographic profiles to developers

Major Retailers & Restaurants of Gadsden


635 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL 35901


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Local retail development on upswing

Local retail development on upswing

2014 is shaping up to be the best year for local retail development in almost a decade, Lesa Osborn, director of the Gadsden Commercial Development Authority, said.

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