locate your business in Florence, Oregon

Infrastructure

Companies located on the Oregon Coast have greatly benefitted from the strategic advantage of plentiful and reliable utilities, a critical foundation for company growth. The region's abundant water supply powers a low-cost power grid and addresses Florence’s demand for clean energy sources. Florence is uniquely equipped on the Oregon Coast with infrastructure such as high speed internet, 4G cellular, highway access to the north, south, and east providing direct access to Interstate 5; public transportation; the Florence Airport and the Port of Siuslaw.

Electricity – Florence’s location gives customers access to both hydroelectric and wind power. The region's abundant hydroelectric power contributes to below-average industrial electricity prices in Oregon. Florence’s electricity generation is 99% carbon-free with none of it coming from coal. Please see Central Lincoln PUD for more information.

Water - Companies are rapidly moving the issue of water scarcity from the sustainability agenda to a key business risk consideration. Locating a business in Florence alleviates the risk of having a limited water supply. Ample water is supplied by the City of Florence within the majority of the City limits property and through Heceta Water People's Utility District for some northern properties. In addition, the City continues to be recognized as an outstanding performer by the Oregon Health Authority, Drinking Water Services. For more information read the City of Florence Water Quality Report

Wastewater – The City of Florence provides wastewater services within the City limits.  Its modern facility has sufficient capacity to accommodate growth. The City consistently seeks to apply innovative approaches to managing waste as with the FloGro program is an environmentally friendly way to reduce the amount of money the City spends on hauling biosolids and reduce yard debris.

Public Transit – Provided through a combination of Rhody Express and Private Entities.  Florence’s public transportation circulates through the city, north and south along the coast and east, to Eugene and Bend. For more information visit the City of Florence website.

Internet –  High-speed fiber optic cable is available in distinct locations in the city.  Elsewhere, broadband service is available. Suislaw BroadbandOregonFAST.net, Charter and CenturyLink are the local service providers.

Phone – Land line phone service is provided by CenturyLink and Charter.

Airport - The Florence Airport (FAA LID: 6S2) is located at 2001 Airport Way and situated in the heart of the beautiful Central Oregon Coast. The Airport features a 3,000-foot paved and lighted runway and self-serve fuel (100LL and Jet A) which is available 24 hours, 7 days a week. A courtesy car and bicycles are available and the comfortable pilot lounge offers free WiFi, hot coffee, TV and flight planning aides. The lounge is open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily, except on major holidays. Come see us! Phone number 541-997-8069

 

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