Economic Development Division
Economic Development staff actively work to attract new businesses as well as support existing business growth. The assistance we provide to businesses large and small translates into job opportunities and increased in the tax base. We work to utilize local resources to enhance economic opportunities while improving our community in a sustainable way that preserves the character of Mountain Home.
Our GoalsBack to Top
- Support city initiatives to make Mountain Home the best it can be…One town, one team!
- Create quality job opportunities
- Diversify the local economy
- Recruit new business opportunities to Mountain Home
- Assist in and support the development and expansion of existing businesses
- Function as a central point of contact for economic development resources
- Cultivate and participate in regional economic development cooperation
- Improve the overall quality of life in our community
Register Your BusinessBack to Top
Register your business today to stay up to date with the latest benefits for your small business. Registering your business with the City of Mountain Home also makes you eligible for additional local grants.
IncentivesBack to Top
Along with Idaho’s low cost of doing business there are a wide variety of incentives that will help lower your costs and raise your bottom line. The city of Mountain Home works closely with state and local partners to earn your business. We pride ourselves on easy access to city officials and an expedited process to get your doors open faster!
Mountain Home Stories PodcastBack to Top
Mountain Home Stories seeks to allow listeners to learn about community members, local businesses, and more that sets our city apart. So pull up a chair, put in an earbud, and enjoy learning what makes Mountain Home, Mountain Home!
Doing Business in Mountain HomeBack to Top
Workshops and Resources for Business Owners
Economic Development frequently partners with other state agencies (such as the Small Business Administration and Small Business Development Center, etc.) to provide workshops to help strengthen our businesses. We post upcoming classes on our community events calendar, Facebook page and send it through our business registry email list. If there is a topic that you would like to learn more about, or if you’d like to be added to our business registry email list, please contact our office. We can also assist our local businesses figure out their target markets and provide local leakage information to better target their inventory to their customers. For more information contact our office. Idaho Small Business Development Center U.S. Small Business Administration Treasure Valley SCORE
Business Registry App
Did you know that Mountain Home has an app? Local business owners are able to use the app to encourage users to shop local and advertise your business! Post advertisements, services, coupons and more! This is a service that the City of Mountain Home provides to our Mountain Home businesses FREE of charge.
If you're starting a new business, or expanding an existing business, visit the Economic Development's Starting a New Business in Mountain Home page.
Imagine Mountain Home Grant ProgramsBack to Top
The Downtown Exterior Improvement Program
The Downtown Exterior Improvement Program: Application Guidelines
Site LocationBack to Top
Commercial real estate is plentiful in Mountain Home! If you are looking to establish your business in Mountain Home or if you are ready to expand into a larger location we are here to help make your location identification process as simple as possible. Let us help you complete a real estate search! We can put together a custom package of options from greenfield sites to buildings for lease or sale. You can also browse some of the available properties through the Gem State Prospector.