Work Smarter in St. Louis
Ranging across two great rivers and two state lines, the St. Louis region is woven together by the daily interactions of businesses and the talented people who work for them. The 15-county metropolitan area has 2.8 million residents, almost 1.5 million workers and over 83,000 business establishments. With a highly qualified workforce, a nationally acclaimed startup movement, a diverse economy featuring leading tech, science, financial, aerospace, and mobility sectors, along with the educational and cultural amenities of a world-class city, Greater St. Louis is the intelligent choice for business.
Fourteen Fortune 1000 companies, including eight in the Fortune 500, and eight of Forbes' largest private companies in America are headquartered in the St. Louis metro area. Global headquarters and major corporate divisions value St. Louis' diversified economy. Here, in addition to wide ranging and educated talent, they have access to a supportive ecosystem of service providers, a strategically central location and robust, reliable transportation infrastructure. And because the cost of living is substantially lower than that of its competitors, the region offers companies a lower cost of labor.
Below, explore the many advantages of doing business in St. Louis.
Our large metro population offers an educated, diverse workforce.
Global corporations value St. Louis' diversified economy, talent and location.
Fly non-stop to 70 U.S. markets. Direct travel available to Frankfurt.
Advantages of Doing Business in St. Louis
We drive regional growth with a unified voice, a bold agenda, and as one metro anchored by a vibrant urban core.