The Flathead Valley is a natural choice to grow your business. With affordable land and taxes, easy access by air, rail and highway, and a quality work force at the ready, Flathead Valley is perfect for developing and maintaining industry and commerce. New manufacturing businesses open their doors here every year, enriching our local economy with jobs and tax dollars.
The small business environment in the Flathead Valley is very loyal and locally oriented. Small businesses in the towns thrive on local patronage, and city and county regulations keep the roadways and store fronts looking attractive to visitors to our area. Vigorous “Buy Local” and “Made in Montana” programs promote Montana craftsmen, artisans, farmers, distillers, brewers and more.
Flathead Valley has an impressive medical community with two first-rate hospitals at Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC) and North Valley Hospital in Whitefish. Resource and manufacturing companies including Plum Creek balance out the area’s top employers along with KRMC. The quality advanced medical care available in the Flathead is another unique attractor to our area.