Business location decisions are increasingly influenced by the quality of life workers can expect to experience in a community. The phrase “quality of life” is often used to describe why businesses locate in Maine. Work-life balance is central to Maine’s way of life. Maine people value hard work in balance with time off, time outside, and time with family. Few traffic jams and short commutes help you get to and from work quickly to have more time doing the things you like with the people you love.
Maine is the ultimate four-season state, boasting beautiful beaches, tranquil lakes, majestic mountains, and some of the best skiing in the East. But Maine is so much more than an outdoor enthusiast state. Maine is also an art lovers’ paradise, with nine art museums, countless art galleries, antique shops and world-class theater and music venues. Additionally, Maine and the city of Portland rank as some of the nation’s top destinations for foodies.
As you plant your roots you will quickly learn that Maine’s health care and education system are among the best in the nation. Maine is proud to be home to some of the highest rated hospitals in the country. Alongside historic investments in our business climate, Maine is also making investments to continue to improve and expand our already robust education and healthcare systems, ensuring your employees will love it if you Choose Maine for Business.