There are many reasons as to why both Arkansas and Oklahoma are ranked as some of the best places in the country to do business. Both states are supported by city, county and state entities which provide a wealth of incentives for companies to locate here. Unique opportunities, tax breaks, and other incentives make the region highly appealing to a vast array of industries. Government officials also work cooperatively with local chambers and corporate leaders to address emerging needs of the business community, and to help companies stay competitive in today’s global market. Comprehensive lists of incentives and taxes for both states are available below.
The Fort Smith Regional Alliance is home to an abundance of natural resources, which helps local businesses to operate more economically. Utility companies, including water/sewer, gas, electric, telecommunications, and other providers, deliver high-quality service to residential and commercial customers throughout the area. Visit the individual Community Profile pages for more details about the utility providers in each city.