The Idaho Falls area has the infrastructure businesses need to relocate, build and expand. The area offers:
- Accessibility by air, rail or road
- Affordable commercial and residential real estate
- Blazing bandwidth and telecommunications
- Low energy costs with sustainable carbon-free options
Accessible by Air, Rail or Road
The Idaho Falls Regional Airport is served by SkyWest-Delta Connection, Allegiant Airlines and United Airlines. You can catch a flight to dozens of destinations, through major hubs like Salt Lake City, Denver, Las Vegas, Phoenix/Mesa, Sanfrancisco and Long Beach/CA. It isn't uncommon for professionals living in eastern Idaho to fly out of the region for meetings or other business, and then return home the same day.
The modern facility (terminal remodeled in 2002, runway rebuilt in 2010) also accomodates overnight freight services, business and charter jets, medical flights, and visiting aircraft too large for runways at nearby resorts of Jackson Hole and Sun Velly (e.g, Air Force One).
For business requiring rail access, freight services are provided by the Union Pacific and the Eastern Idaho Railroad. The WATCO has more than 25 years experience in the lumber, steel and bulk industries. In addition to service location in Idaho Falls transloading services is available.
Idaho Falls has properties available to match your business needs, whether you are looking for existing facilities or wanting to build. To find specific commercial properties matching criteria like square footage, acreage or price, use our Commercial Property Database. You can also find commercial properties in the state using the Gem State Prospector, a GIS-based tool developed by the Idaho Economic Development Association and Idaho Department of Commerce.
Idaho Falls is a techno-savvy community with bandwidth capacity to meet the most demanding business needs. The community has digital cellular and broadband cellular services with a wide choice of providers.
There is a wide selection of local firms capable of building custom wired, wireless and fiber networks to meet your business needs. Area businesses can tap into the CIRCA optical fiber network that runs throughout the city (view map).
The Idaho Regional Optical Network (IRON, Inc.) is a cooperative effort between universities located in the Northwest region of the United States, the State of Idaho, the Idaho Hospital Association, and the INL (Idaho National Laboratory) to establish a high-performance Regional Optical Network (RON) within the State of Idaho.
Eastern Idaho has some of the lowest electricity rates in the nation due to foward-thinking residents and abundant hydroelectric generation facilities along the Snake River. The city's namesake Falls feeds one of three small power generation facilities operated by the city-owned Idaho Falls Power. The area also boasts of growing bio-fuel and wind power industries that benefit from abundant renewable natural resources as well as the presence of the Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory. For companies that require or prefer natural gas, the region has some of the lowest prices in the nation.