Florence’s location within the heart of the Oregon Coast offers access to clean air, abundant water, and sustainable energy. In locating a company for maximum growth, all long-term competitive advantages must be considered – including the availability of natural resources and environmental attributes. The Oregon Coast provides a variety of locational advantages including abundant recreation opportunities, a mild climate, and unique resources that attract skilled talent. These assets allow salaries to go far in Oregon, benefited by low cost of living, social amenities and public wealth in outdoor access. For these reasons not only do companies attract the talent they seek, they keep it.