Quality of Life: Top Factor in Corporate Relocation

When considering corporate relocation, one of the most important things to research, beyond resources and infrastructure, is the quality of life a new location has to offer you and your employees. Work/life balance is increasingly one of the most influential factors of a company’s culture to recruiting top talent.

If you’re considering business relocation, you probably want to know what your life quality will be once you’ve made the big move. To follow are some of the unique qualities and attractions that make the Town of Islip a wonderful place to live, raise a family, and expand your Long Island business.

World-Class Education

Long Island is rich with numerous private and state colleges and universities. Residents of the Town of Islip live in one of the best locations for business and are also well educated. Nearly 90 percent obtain a high school diploma, with an additional 30 percent obtaining a bachelor’s degree.

When it comes to sending your own children to school (in one of our 58 elementary schools), hiring for entry-level positions or continuing the education of your staff, there are notable universities just a few miles away, like SUNY Stony Brook, Hofstra and Touro Law School. Plus, through our partnerships with local institutions and vocational schools, the applicant pool is large and conveniently directed to your business.

Rich Cultural Community

New York is one of the top states for business and The Town of Islip is home to some of the best shopping centers, restaurants and attractions Long Island has to offer. This includes the area’s only independent professional baseball team. From the main street to the beach, there’s always something to do, see or be a part of in our community.

Plus, the Town of Islip is in close proximity to New York City. The city that never sleeps has endless possibilities, attractions, and entertainment -- but it can be overwhelming even for life-long New Yorkers. Being able to visit NYC is great, but calling the suburbs home is the best way to balance adventure with sustainability and comfort. This mindset is one of the reasons why company leaders choose Islip as a corporate relocation destination; it’s one of the best locations for small business while still capable of providing amenities to the workforce.

Top-Quality Medical Services

Business success cannot come at the cost of individual health. Residents of the Town of Islip have access to top-quality healthcare. From pediatric to senior care, holistic and alternative medicine, the Town of Islip boasts some of the best medical services and facilities on Long Island, including two award-winning Level II trauma center hospitals.

The Reality of Corporate Relocation

When relocating to the Town of Islip, which is within the top states for business, you’re setting your company up for success.  This is accomplished by joining a community rich with resources, an educated workforce, cultural attractions and leisure activities making for a well-balanced, happy and healthy life. Plus, the Town of Islip IDA offers other benefits, too, like relocation and site assistance, foreign trade zone as well as tax benefits.

For more information about corporate relocation incentives, call 631-224-5512 or email ecodev@islipny.gov.