Key Advantages

Key Advantages 2017-02-16T15:23:21+00:00

Phenix City’s Key Advantages

Alabama is a state with an array of advantages that makes it a perfect place to build, expand, or start a new business with its strong work ethic. Alabama’s cost of living ranks below the national average, and its state and local tax burden is one of the lowest in the nation.

Affordability

Alabama is an ideal place to raise a family with the median sale prices for homes at 28% less than the national average.

Education

Phenix City offers many opportunities for exceptional education for K-12, including public and private schools. Alabama’s K-12 education system has implemented one of the most stringent graduation standards in the nation and is the only state-level educational agency in the nation to receive certification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for its Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.

Climate & Resources

Alabama has an abundance of natural resources, a diversity of natural and scenic wonders, and mild weather to compliment every vacation, family adventure, or business trip – whether it’s to the mountains or the miles of sandy shorelines on the Gulf Coast.

Culture & Recreation

Alabama offers a wide range of attractions for adults and children of all interests. The state is home to a vibrant arts and cultural scene, beautiful parks, botanical gardens, and a great selection of live music and theater venues. Check out the lifestyles and culture of Phenix City.

Business Edge

  • The tax burden in Alabama is one of the lowest in the United States. In fact, Alabama offers an overall cost structure that is one of the country’s most competitive.
  • The region offers a labor pool of more than 100,000 dedicated, reliable, and skilled workers. Alabama’s education systems and workforce development agency work in conjunction with the industry to meet current and future workforce needs.
  • Phenix City is a prime location in the heart of the fast-growing U.S. South. The state’s interstate system allows companies to access over 160 metropolitan areas in a 600-mile radius. Continued public and private investments in highway, air, rail, and seaport infrastructure provide accessibility to domestic and international markets.