Phenix City and the surrounding region offers a talented and diverse workforce with approximately 108,000 employable residents, an 8.5 % (average) unemployment rate, and more than 9,000 underemployed workers. Fort Benning contributes to our work-ready region by providing a large population of working spouses and those transitioning to civilian life. The soldiers exiting the service are well-trained, disciplined, educated, and possess a strong work ethic – making the ideal candidates for local employment opportunities.
There is no need to travel to find art and culture! The region has plenty of performances and attractions that would make residents of larger cities envious. It’s also impossibly easy to find places to get out and enjoy the beauty of our region. Our area suits each and every outdoor enthusiast – from golfers, to rafters, to spectators. You’ll enjoy a variety of parks, playgrounds, tennis courts, swimming pools, golf courses, lakes, and more throughout the year.
Phenix City is the perfect location to open shop. With the north-south corridor to the Florida panhandle, businesses and beach goers can both take advantage of what the area has to offer. Whether it’s manufacturers taking advantage of the superb mobility, retailers taking advantage of the vacation traffic, or vacationers taking advantage of luxury accommodations en route to their destination, Phenix City has it all.
The Phenix City region and the State of Alabama offer a supportive environment that encourages business success. That environment has resulted in international attention and continued job growth and investment across a number of industry sectors.