Business View Civil and Municipal | March 2021

80 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL MARCH 2021 Superior Paving, Line Striping and Sealcoating Services Free Estimates | Over Three Generations of Experience (334) 264-4003 WWW.ALEXANDERSEALCOATING.COM With a goal of attracting new businesses to the community, Millbrook is the only city in Elmore County designated as an opportunity zone, a designation which carries tax advantages for investors. “We want to make life as convenient in Millbrook as possible,” says Harper, “and to do that we want to attract businesses, so people who live here, buy here. We also want to have plenty of dining options. We have attractive sites for future development– accessible by three Interstate 65 exits. The right project would benefit the investor, the developer, and the city.” Currently the city is hoping to attract a major grocery chain to Millbrook creating more visibility to entice other development. Mayor Kelley says, “That is going to open up a tremendous world of commercial development that is highly visible. In three to five years, we expect the area to explode, and with that comes good and bad. I grew up here and it was kind of nice back when you would ride down the road and everybody you saw you knew. It’s not like