Glenns Ferry offers many different possibilities for investment opportunity.  Our small town boasts Heavy Industrial Properties that lie along the UP tracks through the center of town.  

There are inactive spurs that offer potential for future investment within our Heavy Industrial Zone.   The initial study to upgrade these spurs has been completed.

Our Commercial District is located along Main Street and offers lots, historical buildings, and other business properties with great potential for investment.  

See our current zoning map here:

Idaho has been named as the top state in growth, and it’s no wonder since we offer such great incentives!

With the help of:

Idaho Department of Commerce, who offers help through grants for infrastructure, navigational guidance with federal and state offices, and trainings you will be able to relocate to our area with efficiency.

Through their program:  Gem State Prospector at:

You are able to view available properties and see what our communities have to offer.  

Check out all of the amazing resources at the Idaho Department of Commerce website:

Idaho Small Business Administration will help guide you through the start up of your own business through Financing help, Tax questions, Marketing, and Research and Development.

Review the Small Business Administration website at:

USDA Rural Development offers help through grants for sewer and water upgrades needed, and for other projects to make your transition more comfortable.

The Idaho Department of Labor also offers help through Workforce Training Funding to help train workforce needed to help your company and its success.  

See all of the wonderful resources the Department of Labor has to offer here:

Elmore County Tax Rebate Incentive –The State of Idaho and Elmore County offer a tax rebate to companies and industries that are investing over than $500,000.00 into their project.

Call SouthWest Idaho Rural Development Executive Director at 208-598-0886 and Christy Acord will help guide you through the process of doing business in Glenns Ferry and Elmore County and connect you with the people you need to make your business transition easier.


Community Development Block Grant Program

Elmore County Tax Abatement Program

Affordable Housing Resources for Renters

TIF financing