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Wyoming 3rd lowest business tax burden in US according to the Tax Foundation

True to Wyoming and the West, Powell is a place for businesses and individuals that like to work hard and play hard. Our exceptionally inviting state and local tax structures, skeptical view of burdensome regulations, and strong work ethic, coupled with world-reknowed natural resources make it so. There are many reasons to move your business to Powell, but we've narrowed it down to our Top 6 favorite reasons below! We are ready to assist you in any way to make your move to Northwest Wyoming a successful one!

Top 6 Reasons to Move Your Business to Powell Wyoming
  1. Start Soon, Finish Quickly
    Powell boasts several shovel-ready sites with a utility capacity and zoning for commercial and manufacturing businesses. We have inventory of at least 10,000 sq feet of light industrial ready for move in, and two light industrial and one general business park ready for your business to break ground. The City of Powell and Park County are also well known to developers to have fast track process in place to get the few permits you need completed on your timetable! Click here for a preview of available ready to build commercial and light industrial lots in the Powell Valley.

  2. Critical Infrastructure
    Powell maintains a top-notch infrastructure with a capacity for growth. You need fast fiber and Powell has it. Powell was the first city in Wyoming to build, own, and operate its own broadband fiber network. Beyond broadband, water, sewer, electricity and gas are some of your core needs and we can meet many demands without any upgrades to our current systems. Check out the local utilities information for the city and surrounding Powell Valley here

  3. Lower Operating and Startup Costs
    Ranking consistently in many polls as one of the top states for business, Wyoming has committed resources to make your move attractive financially and set the stage for your ultimate growth and success. Of course with no state business taxes nor taxes on your capital equipment Wyoming has consistently rated at the top of the lists of best states to operate a business. Beyond that, we have access to many programs that can help defray the cost of your move. As a designated economic development organization, PEP can help you navigate on both the state and local levels to maximize your dollars invested. For a detailed list of the incentives from PEP and our key partners, click here.

  4. Workforce
    With over 23,000 citizens 18 and over in our region and an agricultural history, you will find a ready workforce that knows the value of an honest day's work. Powell is also the home of a Northwest College which is committed to our local industries through custom and predefined programming for your labor and management workforce led by the Northwest College Center for Training & Development. With these resources, the Powell Valley can satisfy many general and business specific workforce needs. Our workforce demographics can be found here.

  5. Diverse and Growing Business Community
    We are uniquely situated within a day's drive of some of the world’s largest oil and gas producing fields. This creates a wealth of opportunity for oil and gas services companies, and Park County is already home to Summit ESP, Haliburton, and Baker Hughes offices or service centers. Powel is also seeing substantial growth in the value-added agricultural and food manufacturing sectors anchored by local startup Gluten Free Oats, and Breiss Malt and Ingredients Co, North America's leading producer of specialty malts and value added ingredients for the brewing, distilling, food and pet food industries! Opporutities abound for packaging and post processing of many of the valley's agricultural crops. Regionally, new growth is also spurred by major investments in the bio-medical field led by a new state of the art manufacturing facility owned by Lannett Co., a Philadelphia-based pharmaceutical firm and by hosting a strong cadre of outdoor recreational related companies including Eastmans Hunting Journal, and specialty gun manufactures such as GunWerks.

  6. Work Hard, Play Hard - Find Your Balance
    Rounding out our top 6 reasons to move your business to Powell is perhaps one of the most unique of all - our exceptional quality of life. Powell offers a rural way of life coupled with outstanding amenities not usually found in rural America including our top-scoring schools, a full-service hospital and internationally reknowed outdoor recreational opportunities including the Nation's first and most prominent National Park (Yellowstone), outdoor photography, fishing, skiiing, hiking, hunting, and mountain and road biking. All of this with easy access to air and interstates. Powell offers innovators and entrepreneurs looking for the perfect place to live and work a unique opportunity not found in many other places!