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Nebraska is truly right-in-the-middle-of-it-all offering an endless array of advantages that make living, working, and doing business here a wonderful and rewarding experience. Nebraska is a state that balances and blends economic opportunity with lifestyle; offers a wide variety of employment opportunities; has minimal commute times, safe communities and life-long learning prospects; provides variety and accessibility to natural, recreational and lifestyle amenities; has a great sense of place offering authenticity and realness featuring interesting older structures with new; blends a range of public space with commercial and personal spaces; has a bustle and buzz of varied activities; boasts exceptional environmental air and water quality, diverse populations, progressive thinking, and innovative and inclusive attitudes. It is this high quality of life that has created an environment where the possibilities for prosperity and happiness are endless.

A few more of the endless possibilities Nebraska also has to offer:

  • Employees with an unmatched work ethic;
  • Central location offering an integrated system of interstates, mainline railroads, and airports;
  • Industrial sites and buildings ready for immediate occupancy;
  • A 100% public power system the only state that offers it providing customers with electrical power at some of the lowest rates in the nation.

Many companies in the U.S. and around the world have discovered that Nebraska offers the ideal location, quality workforce, and positive economic environment for a wide variety of industries and business endeavors. Our balanced economic base and vast market potential have provided a profitable home for five Fortune 500 Companies including Berkshire Hathaway, ConAgra Foods, Mutual of Omaha, Peter Kiewit Sons, and Union Pacific Railroad.

Nebraska: Explore, Live, Work, Play & Do Business!

Beatrice, NE

Livability City of Beatrice The City of Beatrice is in the center of Gage County and is the county seat, with a population of 12,496. In addition to Gage County's population of 21,806, the community draws from a nine-county adjacent area with available labor force of 214,646. This labor force figure is significant since Lincoln is just 35 miles to the north of Beatrice. With a solid base of manufacturers present and manufacturing history in the community, there is an excellent pool of experienced workforce to draw from. Roads connecting to Beatrice and the Gage County Industrial Park site are excellent. Interstate 80 is just 39 miles to the north of Beatrice on Highway 77 which is a four lane expressway. Beatrice and Gage County is in the center of the country with great accessibility and outstanding transportation infrastructure here.   Beatrice offers local incentives for businesses that have an interest in moving or growing here. Direct loans or grants are...Learn More »

Gage County

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The City of York, a city of around 8,000 population, offers all of the character of a small town with the advantages of a more populated city.  Strategically located at the intersection of Highway 81, and Interstate 80. York provides numerous amenities found only in larger more metropolitan cities, cutting edge health care technologies and facilities, a vibrant hospitality industry ready to serve the needs of visitors and residents alike, progressive educational institutions including a four-year college and a full range of support services for families and businesses. Transportation, manufacturing, agricultures and service companies all call York home. ...Learn More »

York County

York County, with a population 13,862, is in the heart of agricultural country and a transportation corridor which includes east/west by I-80 and U.S. Hwy. 34, and north/south by U.S. 81, a major north-south 4-lane expressway that stretches from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada (Pan-America Highway).  Burlington Northern Santa Fe’s main line travels through York County including Waco, York and Bradshaw. There is also a line extending up to Benedict giving many opportunities for rail service companies. Private air service is available in York, two commercial air services are within 45 minutes, and Omaha Eppely Airline is within 90 minutes giving you a choice of air service.  Other competitive advantages offered here are fertile soil, plentiful underground water supply, a community minded 4-year college, a strong and loyal workforce, and some of the lowest electric rates in the nation due to Nebraska being a 100% all public power state. ...Learn More »