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If you are interested in starting a business in Pocatello, please take advantage of the business resources links below and at the bottom of this page provided to help you through this process.



We know that we can cut your cost of doing business by at least 25%. Why, because we offer access to cutting edge technology, ample commercial and industrial space, utility rates ranked among the lowest in the nation, an educated and well trained work-force, a lower cost of living, and air, rail and ground transportation at the intersection of I-15 and I-86.


Our philosophy is simple, our economic development experts do everything they can to help your business relocate to Pocatello or expand once you are here. We are a pro-business community that is proud of the successful cooperative partnerships we've established between public and private sectors. If you are interested in starting a business in Pocatello, please take advantage of the links provided to help you through this process.

And don't take our word for it, learn why:



Forbes.com has listed Pocatello as a "Best Small Place for Business" six years in a row.
Financial Times' fDi Magazine found Pocatello to be one of the top ten Micro Cities of the Future and ranked it 2nd in Best Economic Potential.
Financial Times' fDi Magazine found Pocatello to be 5th in Best Quality of Life.
Pocatello has ranked 6th as a Forbes "Best Small Place for Business" 6 years in a row!
The Milken Institute recently ranked the Pocatello MSA 3rd in growth rate of high-tech manufacturing companies.
Forbes magazine ranked Pocatello "8th Best Place for Business and Careers" among small metro areas - populations below 177,000. (Forbes 5/2002)
Pocatello ranks in the top 10 places to live cheaply qualifying as “some of the lowest living costs in the nation...also have highly rated schools and low unemployment and crime rates”
The U.S. Census Bureau ranked Idaho as the #5 Best Homeownership rate in the Nation!

 


 
 
   

 

Respecting Our Past,
Building the Present,
Creating Your Future.
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The Business Park at Pocatello Regional Airport is poised to become one of the premier R&D, manufacturing and logistics centers in the Intermountain West. Click to learn why it is the right location for your business.
The City of Pocatello has hundreds of business in a variety of different categories. While the community's business directory is constantly evolving, there arc several mainstays that have served the cities of Pocatello and Chubbuck for years. Click for a 2012 Retail Analysis of the City of Pocatello.
Local Business Highlights
POCATELLO IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

"Allstate decided to locate their Customer Service Contact Center in (Chubbuck/Pocatello) because of the warm, friendly people, wage rates, limited competition and P&C licensing rates. The people here are very service oriented. they demonstrate a strong work ethic, and a desire to perform at a high level. People are our biggest asset, if you can find the right people and position them for success. your customers will be well cared for and satisfied with the service they receive".

- Jody Lewis, Site Leader
Allstate Contact Center

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