Economic Development

Boise, Idaho is a great place to do business. Our city is business-friendly and works closely with the State of Idaho, local utilities, and other partners to compete for your business. Let us show you why so many have chosen Boise.

Boise Competes

Boise has a vibrant, enduring, values-driven economy. Boise Competes is our economic development promise to you. Which means we’re working hard every day to make our city the best it can be. Our goal: align resources with opportunities to ensure Boise’s economy remains lasting, innovative and vibrant for years to come. [ GROW ]

Start Your Business Tool

The Start Your Business Tool makes it easier than ever to launch a business in Boise. The online tool lets you check zoning, determine required permits and licenses, and even estimate fees. Still in the idea phase? Use the online tool to check requirements for various addresses. [ START ]

Entrepreneurs Start Here

Founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, Trailhead is the place to find resources, explore new technologies and create something all your own. [ EXPLORE ]