10 Great Reasons to Locate in Sandpoint

Why should you locate YOUR business in downtown Sandpoint? Let us count the ways!

• Sandpoint believes in itself. Private investment in the business district has been more than $10-million over the last five years. Businesses have joined together to form a Business Improvement District and are partnering with the City of Sandpoint in an ongoing “vitalization effort.
• Sandpoint is a shopping destination! With a healthy mix of retail, professional, financial, government, and non-profit businesses that include Coldwater Creek along with an eclectic collection of fine restaurants and shops Sandpoint naturally draws residents and visitors alike to its business district.
• Sandpoint’s low vacancy rate helps maintain a vibrant and active atmosphere.
• Sandpoint’s pedestrian orientation provides excellent business visibility and accessibility.
• Sandpoint has a unique small town, historic ambiance and location on the Sand Creek and Lake Pend Oreille waterfront provides employees, business owners and customers with a sense of place and price, creating a beautiful, safe, clean, and inviting place to do business.
• Big enough to offer the cultural events of a city and small enough to easily find them, author and arts critic John Villani recently ranked Sandpoint one of “The 100 Best Small Art towns in America.”
• While focusing on the regional Montana, Canada, Washington marketplace, Sandpoint has an amazing annual schedule of events brings year-round international exposure and customers to Sandpoint businesses. Spokane residents consider Sandpoint their playground!
• Sandpoint is the county seat. The airport and all five of the county’s top employers are located within a few miles of the Sandpoint business district.
• Sandpoint offers excellent connectivity for Internet-driven businesses; DSL and fiber optic lines are available.
• Representing all the best of the Northwest, Lake Pend Oreille, Schweitzer Mountain Resort and the town of Sandpoint form a triangle of year-round appeal. Sense of place, local artists, regional crafts, fine dining, diverse recreational activities, entertainment, pristine natural environment, and small town atmosphere — it doesn’t get any better than Sandpoint, Idaho.