Relocate a Business

The Sanford Region offers an ideal location for any new, expanding or relocating business. Our position in the heart of Maine’s southern gateway large skilled and accessible work force and an aggressive array of financial incentives makes the Sanford Region a logical choice. Consider three (3) of the most compelling elements to your decision below.

Accessible Location
  • Minutes to I95;
  • Uncongested, easy commuting
  • 20 minutes to Beaches, Maine Coast
  • Proximity to airports, bus, ports
  • York county service Center
  • Heart of New England Recreation

Sanford is readily accessible to Portland to the North, Maine’s fabulous coastline 20 minutes away to the east, Southeastern New Hampshire’s population centers to the immediate south, and a bit further south, the Greater Boston metropolitan area. Click any of the links below for more information

Overview  |  Maps  |  Market Access  |  Commuting  |  Highways  |  Airports  |  Rail and Seaports

Strong Labor Force
  • Over 240, 000 regional workers
  • Multiple skills, Skilled, specialty manufacturing, professional, IT, and available low-cost general labor pool
  • Vaunted Maine and New England work ethic
  • Stable strong loyalty to region

The Sanford Region enjoys a productive and skilled workforce of close to 35,000. Moreover, located at the Heart of York County Sanford is easily accessible to most of York County's labor Market (approx 110,000 workers) and much of adjacent Cumberland County and New Hampshire’s Stafford and Rockingham Counties.- all adding up to a labor force of over 240,000 workers within a 45 minute drive. Click any of the links below for more information.

Summary by Regions  |  York County Facts, Profile  |  York County Employment History  |  York Occupations  |  Custom Reports

Many Sites to Choose
  • Existing buildings, build to suit
  • Availability of Class A, Class B, and Flex Office Space
  • Many green fields Industrial, business parks
  • Downtown, village, mill, park locations
  • Established Industries: manufacturing, biotech, business processes
  • Lease with creative financing
  • Emerging retail market, many locations

The Sanford Prospector simplifies the site selection process by delivering answers to the critical questions through an easy-to-use and easy-to-understand map-based tool. All available properties are shown on a searchable map. Detailed property reports for any selected property can be instantly generated as well as custom demographic reports (distance or drive time) for the area surrounding each property. Click the button below to access the Sanford Prospector.