To foster entrepreneurial success, the EDC has been operating a 60,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art small business incubator facility since 1993 at 5988 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in St. Peters near the St. Charles Community College.
With spacious office suites and warehouse/flex space of varying sizes, the EDC incubator is always abuzz as business owners of small and mid-sized companies grow and succeed together.
Home-based businesses and new start-up companies who move into the EDC incubator benefit from a dynamic and professional environment that has shared office services, staff resources, access to conference rooms, specialized training programs, and much more.
EDC Tenant Benefits
EDC Community benefits include:
Month-to-month lease on office and warehouse space
We’re the place that HOPES you outgrow us!
Free business counseling
Access to conference and training rooms
Smart TV and wireless connection
Coffee and soda on us!
Time is money – no more post office runs!
1,000 free prints/copies
Staffed reception area
Break room with ice and vending
Did we mention free coffee?
Cookie break Wednesdays
Fresh-baked, every Wednesday at 2pm! Come by sometime!
"My company has our field office at the EDC's facility. We love the location and professional facilities it provides. Print/scan, internet, secure entry, receiving lobby, and break room provides us with all the amenities present in a larger corporate office."
"MTS Logistics, LLC. moved into the EDC Building in January 2018. The EDC staff is very friendly, the facilities are nice and offers many "extras." These facilities are affordable and the perfect fit for our small business."
"If you have a start-up business, the EDC facility is a perfect place to move in to. The staff is business friendly and knowledgeable. They have Startup Assistance and Small Business Finance. My business is located there and it has been an asset to the growth of my business."
"Friendly and professional staff makes for a pleasant atmosphere to grow a business!"
"I have been a tenant at the EDC since January 2017 and it has been fantastic! The awesome staff made the moving in process super easy and convenient and I love the month to month affordable rent options. There are so many additional benefits I receive such as small business trainings and support, the copy and fax machine, use of the 3 conference rooms, a designated office space I am able to customize, a professional atmosphere, and the list goes on and on! I highly recommend you check out the EDC for your business and office needs!"
"The staff at the EDC is very friendly and professional. Their knowledge and willingness to help small business owners enhances the work environment at the EDC. When people provide value and care about making businesses successful, everyone wins: companies, communities, and individuals. The EDC facilities are very modern with high technology available to the tenants. Manufacturing warehouses provide ample space for production, and commercial docks enables products getting out the door in timely manner."
"The EDC staff is a professional group that supports the small business in their care, They provide seminars to educate and bring opportunities to all tenants. The facility is state of the art with conference rooms, lunchroom, and copyroom. The dock area serves all tenants. It truly is a 5 star incubator facility."
"Alpha Real Estate Group had been a tenant at the EDC since 2010. The amenities that are include with the rent, 1,000 free copies each month, free internet and use of the postage machine for large mailings are very helpful to a small business. Additionally, the EDC staff are helpful with assisting with everything from business plans to financing. I highly recommend checking into a lease with the EDC."
Love EDC. The staff is friendly and they are always thinking of ways to treat the tenants. They throw the best Christmas party. They also provide so many services to help your company be more successful.
"I have had the opportunity to work at the EDC the past several years. They have an incredible collaborative environment that fosters innovation and partnership."
"A great place to do business. The facility is clean and the internet is fast! The people are nice and helpful and the location is close to most things in St. Chuck!"