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Nampa, Idaho and the surrounding Boise Valley have a wealth of helpful resources to assist you. Whether it is information on relocating/expanding your business, starting a new business, moving to Nampa, or coming to visit Nampa......we can help make your experience a positive one.

Relocating and/or Expanding your Business?

The City of Nampa Economic Development Department would be happy to help you with your business needs.
We provide confidential services free-of-charge. Give us a call to learn more about why other businesses
have chose Nampa, and why you should too.


Starting a Business in Idaho
Nampa Community Resource Guide
Regional Overview
Market Review: A Thornton Olive Keller Commercial Real Estate Publication. Click here for additional market resources and statistics.

Quarterly Market Reports & Research: Colliers International Publications (Commercial Real Estate)

MarketBeat: Office Snapshot & Retail Snapshot - Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Publications

Thinking About Moving to Nampa?

The City of Nampa has developed a Community Resource Guide to assist Nampa residents, businesses, and those interested in moving to Nampa in locating common City and human services. This guide is meant to be a helpful tool and is not all-inclusive. The Nampa Chamber of Commerce also sells relocation packages with detailed information and resources for new residents. For more information, click here to visit their website or call the Nampa Chamber at (208)466-4641.


Housing and Neighborhood Services
Nampa Community Resource Guide
Residential Real Estate Costs in Ada and Canyon County
Starting a Business in Idaho Resource Guide
Idaho Biz Help
Idaho Export Services Brochure
Idaho Exporter's Resource Guide
International Trade FAQ's


Boise Angel Alliance: Helping to connect emerging companies with capital resources

Boise State Venture College: Venture College offers Boise State students a customized self-paced work plan to launch a business or nonprofit venture.

Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission Council: This 12 member Council thoroughly vets IGEM grant proposals to mitigate risk and maximize the return on investment for this publicly funded grant program. The IGEM Council’s fiscal stewardship and strategic direction advances IGEM’s overall intended goal of economic prosperity through investments in technological advancements and innovation.

Idaho Biz Help: Idaho Biz Help is a source for small business solutions offered by the State of Idaho. It provides information to help you start or grow your business, along with news and frequently asked questions.

Idaho National Laboratory - Patent Information: INL is operated for the Department of Energy and provides unique educational, management, research and scientific assets into a world-class national laboratory.

Idaho Technology Council: The Idaho Technology Council exists to connect, inform and promote the technology companies in Idaho and is dedicated to foster the growth of technology companies in the state, primarily in the areas of information technology, agri-science, and energy

Idaho Commercial Innovation Division: Idaho Department of Commerce Technology and Innovation Division

International Trade Office Services: The Idaho Department of Commerce are staffed full-time with trade office managers who are native to their country and experts in the business.

Keiretsu Forum: Keritsu Forum is a global angel investor network with more than 2,500 accredited invester members throughout 46 chapters on 3 continents. The Keiretsu Forum Northwest region formed in 2005, and the Boise chapter launched in January 2007.

Montana CDC Idaho: Provides business financing designed for new businesses and borrowers who lack collateral and equity. Types of loans include; construction, term, lines of credit, bank partnership, and bank participation. Montana CDC also provides assistance with New Market Tax Credits. For more information, contact Mike Trueba by email or by phone at (844) 728-9234.

SCORE: SCORE® is a nationwide organization of active and retired business men and women who volunteer their services to assist small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Small Business Administration (SBA): A Lead Economic Development Specialist from the Small Business Administration is located within Nampa. To Schedule an appointment, please contact Irene Gonzalez by email, or by phone at (208) 481-2262 ext. 349

Small Business Development Center: Offers a wealth of free or low-cost information to help educate and support small business owners, inventors, and entrepreneurs.

Small Business Learning Center: Offers a wealth of free information on financing, managing a business, marketing, starting a business and more.

Northwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center: The northwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping U.S. companies grow and prosper in a globalized economy.

SBDC Accelerator - Nampa: Boise State University Technology and Entrepreneurial Center offers three programs to accelerate your startup. "Jumpstart", "Ignite", and "Accelerate". TECenter is a business accelerator offering a full suite of formal and informal services, training, and connections.

TechHelp: TechHelp Manufacturing Specialists provide information and technical/professional assistance that helps Idaho manufacturers, processors and inventors accelerate growth and profitability through continuous product and process innovation.

The Core Idaho: Idaho Coalition for Innovation (The CORE) is one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading health sciences, technology and business clusters.

Zions Bank Business Resource Center: The business resource center through Zions Bank will help you find answers and resources, develop strategies, solve problems and get guidance with business, marketing, sales, financing, management, growth opportunities, and more.