The Northern Tier region can provide the perfect location for your business. Affordable costs, a rewarding lifestyle and a skilled, dedicated workforce are just a few of the advantages our five-county area offers.
LOW START-UP & OPERATING COSTS
The wide-open spaces of the Northern Tier offer a variety of affordable locations for your business, and we can help you find the ideal site. The Northern Tier region has more than 365 acres of land and building space available for your business in the Keystone Opportunity Zone Program. Not only are these sites virtually tax-free, participants in this program are also given priority for various state and local community-building assistance programs. In addition, the area is blessed with an abundance of natural resources and low utility rates.
EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY VALUES
Enjoy clean air, uncontested commutes and a host of outdoor recreational opportunities. Housing, taxes, and the overall cost of living are all well below the national averages. In addition, the Northern Tier school systems provide safer, more personalized education for students. A variety of technical schools, junior colleges and a state university provide advanced educational opportunities in the region. If you value a rewarding, wholesome environment, the Northern Tier offers the perfect location to grow and prosper.
Dedicated, capable employees are key to the success of any business, and a productive work-force is one of the Northern Tier's greatest assets. The region's businesses gain a competitive advantage thanks to their employee's strong work ethic, flexibility and low turnover rates.
MAJOR MARKET ACCESS
The Northern Tier region provides instant access to major markets via a solid infrastructure of road and rail networks. The region is strategically located in the heart of the nation's largest industrial and commercial marketplace, and more than seventy million consumers live within a 300-mile radius.
FINANCING, MARKETING, AND MORE
NTRPDC can help you obtain financing, market your goods or services, upgrade your computer systems and more. Click here for more information on expanding your business in the Northern Tier region.