Why Eagle

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The good life isn’t a faraway dream. It’s right here in Eagle.  Our city is where you have the freedom to build a business that works, to reconnect with the wonder of the outdoors, to discover a true community of friends, and to craft a life you love.

Eagle's unsurpassable quality of life, highly educated workforce, access to higher learning and transportation networks, amenities, culture and low cost of doing business makes Eagle a compelling location choice for your business.   Eagle is one of the fastest growing cities within the growing metropolitan region, surrounded by the foothills and the Boise River, offering executive housing and boasting a high-tech scene with Intuit and corporate headquarters like Lamb Weston.  


Eagle is positioned for easy access to and through the region and to primary markets.  Eagle has 4 major transportation corridors (State Highway 55, State Highway 16, State Highway 44, and  US20/US26) traversing through the city.  Eagle has direct connection to Interstate-84 via Hwy 55.  The Boise Airport (BOI) is a short 23-minute drive via Interstate 84.  For more information on transportation and logistics, click here. 

Location. Location. Location. 

Many cities claim to offer a “high quality of life”, but few deliver like Eagle. Eagle has a quality of life that connects with everyone’s tastes, passions and styles, and affords residents, businesses and visitors’ endless ways to work and play.

Encompassing the Eagle Foothills and the Boise River, Eagle provides exceptional proximity to the Eagle Foothills AVA wine area, the river, ski resorts, and state and national parks.  Eagle offers a balance of family and executive style living that creates harmony and sustainability, with an added bonus of more greenery, more open space, and a more relaxed and healthier pace of life. From the miles of trails and acres of parks to high quality schools, abundant shopping and entertainment, and restaurants that run from five-star elegance to drop-in casual, Eagle offers people of all ages a multitude of reasons to call Eagle home.

Eagle’s unmatched quality of life, highly educated workforce and welcoming business environment attracts a diverse set of industries from corporate and regional headquarters offices, professional and financial services; to health and wellness related services, leisure and hospitality, retail, back office support and light manufacturing. Eagle offers a strong and vibrant economy that is continually recognized as being one of the best places to live in Idaho.

A friendly small-town atmosphere and authentic people are central to every chapter of Eagle’s success story. We hope that you will be part of our story!

Other Benefits

~Close access to colleges and universities
~Class A office space
~Low crime rates
~Low-cost, redundant and efficient utilities
~Industrial revenue bonds
~Foreign trade zone
~Outdoor product and testing right outside your back door
~Attractive retail and commercial developments
~Excellent primary and secondary schools
~Local incentives (for qualifying businesses)