Business Advantages


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Eagle is the leader in Idaho when it comes to an educated workforce with over 48% of its residents with a Bachelor's Degree or higher.  In fact, Eagle was nationally recognized as #499 in the entire country and #1 in Idaho by LendEDU for having one of the highest proportions of residents that hold a Bachelor’s Degree.  And, if that's not enough, you'll also discover a highly skilled and ambitious labor force within the region that boasts a can-do culture.  

Eagle is situated in a prime position as the site of your new, start-up or expanding business or industry.  Its location in the Boise Metropolitan Area makes it easily accessible to surrounding cities, airports, higher education, qualified and skilled labor force, as well as consumer and business markets.  When you are making your choice for location for your new or expanding business, choose right, choose Eagle, ID.

Dynamic, Well-Educated and

Skilled Workforce

Eagle and the region have a dynamic, well-educated, and skilled workforce dedicated to working hard and committed to the success of the company they work for.  Learn more.

Transportation & Infrastructure

Eagle is served by an excellent transportation network of U.S. and state highways that provide safe, convenient and immediate access to travel north, south, east and west.  Eagle has a great collection of available commercial, light industrial, and business parks, as well as other notable key buildings and locations.    Major transportation corridors traverse through the City and are maintained by Ada County Highway District.  Eagle has several broadband and fiber optic service providers who are continually enhanced and expanding their capabilities.  Learn more.


Eagle has some of the best schools in the region and the highest educational attainment in Idaho.  Several major and reputable private and public colleges and universities are less than 30 minutes from Eagle and some within a 2-5 hour drive.  Learn more.

Business Friendly and Primed and Ready for Investment

Eagle has a business-friendly nature which is evident by its local leadership's direction to reduce barriers for permitting and development, yet stay true to natural beauty, aesthetics and heritage.  Eagle has dedicated its Economic Development team as a single point of contact for those businesses looking to locate in Eagle, grow their business through expansion, or and existing business that needs support and resources. Eagle's strong entrepreneurial culture has proven true through the successful growth and expansion of home-based business and small business start-ups. And that's not all...Eagle is a proven market for a wide range of industries and business opportunities, from entrepreneurs interested in starting a new business venture, to existing businesses looking to expand or a large corporation, your business will be a success in Eagle.  Learn more about some of the many industries that make Eagle thrive.

High Quality of Life and Sense of Place

Eagle is the #1 City in Idaho to live, which is a product of the high quality of life residents, business owners, and visitors love and enjoy.  Eagle promotes a high standard of design that assures new development and redevelopment builds upon the existing character of Eagle and its aesthetic value. Coupled with the mild climate, community social structure, good health and low crime rates, educational offerings, and active recreation opportunities, Eagle provides a high quality of life that other communities promise, but are unable to deliver.  Eagle does not want to be like every other City, but strives hard to be enhance its unique collection of qualities and characteristics (visual, cultural, social and environmental).  These attributes are fundamental to who Eagle is as a community, the satisfaction of its residents, and the success of its businesses.