Our City

Bloomington, nestled in the rolling hills of south-central Indiana.


The Bloomington Economic Development Corporation says that our city "has an established reputation as a livable, healthy, entrepreneurial community known for both big-city amenities and abundant Midwestern charm.

The community's many business-incentive programs, networking groups, counseling services, and training resources provide the ideal environment to start, grow and locate a business.

Bloomington has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of [is this all from BEDC? change quotation marks? "America’s Best Cities for Doing Business" and as one of Entrepreneur Magazine's Top 50 "Hottest Small Cities for Entrepreneurs." Additionally, Forbes Magazine ranked Bloomington No. 3 in its "Best Places for Business Careers" feature.

Bloomington is a regional economic center anchored by Indiana University and home to a diverse business community that excels in [technology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, health care, and the arts. Bloomington's concentration of employment in the life sciences is six times greater than the U.S. average, and employment in the technology sector has grown by over 80 percent in recent years."