Mid-Maine provides a unique balance of a diversified economy, a progressive business climate and an outstanding lifestyle. Our region offers something special an opportunity to operate a business in an environment that promotes and encourages success and enjoy some of the greatest natural resources in the country.
Mid-Maine is well-positioned for the future and business success. Geographically situated in the heart of Maine along Interstate 95, we have emerged as a major production, communication and technology center. Our strategic location not only affords our businesses to transport their products throughout the country and internationally, but provides our employers access to a large, talented labor pool.
Technology-based industry has created a new entrepreneurial spirit with the construction of a major business venture, FirstPark. The new 285-acre technology business park, is enhancing and advancing the region's economy. It is the only business park in Maine with a Verizon SmartPark® designation providing for the needs of businesses heavily reliant on technology. There are a total of 24 lots, shovel-ready, pre-permitted with protective covenants. Six of these run parallel to I-95.
Our unparalleled standard of living - including a low crime rate, affordable housing, excellent schools and strong, safe vibrant communities sets the stage for a solid, ready workforce. The Maine work ethic has been known for diligence, responsibility and loyalty. Business leaders in mid-Maine testify to the productivity, reliability, and resourcefulness of the Maine worker. Yankee pride and ingenuity still exist in Mid-Maine.