The healthcare cluster is a large component that includes facilities and organizations providing health and wellness through healthcare providers, hospitals, and specialty medical facilities. This target encompasses the delivery and administration of healthcare, health research and innovations, and the translation of these innovations into start-up companies.Henderson’s healthcare potential is strong with a large regional cluster of existing healthcare providers and support services, and regional access to a rural population dependent on these services.
Why Eagle for Health and Wellness?
Eagle’s 5-year average annual growth rate for the Health Care and Social Assistance industry sector was almost 9%, with a 1-year projected annual growth rate of 3%. This strong and growing healthcare sector is led by two outstanding healthcare providers: Saint Alphonsus Health System and St. Luke’s Health System.
Eagle is served by top-rated school districts for K-12 education, along with a dozen degree and certificate granting institutions in the region for higher-education, providing our community with a strong foundation from which to recruit talent
Eagle's location within the Boise MSA provides local employers access to over 350,000 dynamic workers as commuters come from across the region to work here. Of those, almost 15% are employed in the Health Care and Social Assistance Industry Sector.
Medical training and education are offered at almost a dozen colleges and universities in the region. These nearby educational institutions provide easy access to talent and enable partnerships to ensure continued workforce development.
Existing regional healthcare providers create opportunities for medical suppliers and complimentary services.
Major transportation corridors provide access to expanding healthcare system. Eagle has access to four (4) major transportation corridors offering excellent access to the region (State Highway 55, State Highway 44, State Highway 16 and US 20/26)
Eagle's location at the intersection of State Highway 44 and State Highway 55 (Eagle Road) offers direct connection to Interstate-84 and with future plans to extend State Highway 16 to and through to Interstate-84, Eagle's transportation network just got even better
A short drive to the Boise Airport (BOI) and non-stop flights to major destinations with connecting flights to thousands of cities worldwide, business travel is convenient and nearly effortless
Cost of Doing Business:
The State of Idaho has low personal and corporate income tax
State of Idaho has no inventory tax
Services including telecommunications, and utilities (water, electricity, and natural gas) are not taxed
The cost of living in the Boise MSA is below the national average and offers a wide variety of housing options.
Low utility costs
Business Liaison Services:
The City of Eagle's Economic Development staff works as a company's business liaison, facilitating the navigation of the development processes and advocating for the business
COE staff is ready to work with you to identify the incentives available and coordinate with state and county officials to apply for applicable incentive programs.