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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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Chicken Salad Chick opens Gadsden store

Chicken Salad Chick opens Gadsden store

Low temperatures and a biting wind did not deter some diligent diners — not with free chicken salad for a year on the line.

That line started to form about 11 a.m. Tuesday, when the first folks took position...

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