KENAI PENINSULA
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Kenai Peninsula Borough is a microcosm of Alaska’s best features: economic diversity, limitless opportunity, glacial rivers, vast mountain ranges, boundless spruce forests and coastal fjords.

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Kenai Peninsula Borough

The Kenai Peninsula Borough is one of the most economically and geographically diverse regions in Alaska. Covering more than 24,752 square miles, residents enjoy a high quality of life with abundant recreational resources, state-of-the-art medical facilities, affordable housing, short commute times, and strong community ties.

Homer, Alaska

The City of Kenai is a thriving coastal community situated at the mouth of the world famous Kenai River. When Kenai was established in 1791, the Dena’ina Athabascan Indian Village was already a thriving community located on the bluff overlooking Cook Inlet. Kenai is known for its exceptional fishing, wildlife, and abundant natural resources and is easily accessible by highway (150 miles south of Anchorage), a flight into the Kenai Municipal Airport, or via the commercial and public dock.

Kenai, Alaska

The City of Kenai is a thriving coastal community situated at the mouth of the world famous Kenai River. When Kenai was established in 1791, the Dena’ina Athabascan Indian Village was already a thriving community located on the bluff overlooking Cook Inlet. Kenai is known for its exceptional fishing, wildlife, and abundant natural resources and is easily accessible by highway (150 miles south of Anchorage), a flight into the Kenai Municipal Airport, or via the commercial and public dock.

Seldovia, Alaska

The City of Seldovia is a “First Class City” and provides essential services throughout city limits, including piped water and sewer, harbor/ dock/boat haul-out/storage, maintenance of roads and an RV park, and police. Many additional services are provided on a volunteer/grant/non-profit basis including Library, Fire/EMS, community hall, senior meals, trails, city beautification, and a health clinic. City income is from seasonal sales tax receipts, property tax and fees for services.

Seward, Alaska

Seward – a breathtaking land shaped by glaciers, nestled between mountains and the ocean. This is the ancestral homeland of the Sugpiaq people, and the gateway to the spectacular Kenai Fjords National Park.
Seward is a progressive community that enjoys a beautiful and scenic natural Alaskan environment with numerous visitor attractions and activities. This town encourages diversity and economic growth for business.

Soldotna, Alaska

Soldotna is centrally located on the Kenai Peninsula, at the crossroads of the region’s major highways and along the banks of the world-famous Kenai River.  The City is home to several of the borough’s largest employers, with significant economic activity in the health care, education, retail, entertainment and tourism sectors.  Soldotna is located within close proximity to two-thirds of the Borough population, and has become a center for commercial and recreational opportunities.

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The Kenai Peninsula Borough is a microcosm of Alaska’s best features: economic diversity, limitless opportunity, glacial rivers, vast mountain ranges, boundless spruce forests and coastal fjords. Our high quality of life attracts talent from all over the world. Whether you’re considering business expansion or relocating to one of our communities, let us help you find the perfect fit.

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Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District

14896 Kenai Spur Hwy, Kenai, AK 99611  |  Directions

Tim Dillon,

Executive Director

E: tim@kpedd.org
P: (907) 283-3335 ext. 2

Caitlin Coreson,

Programs Manager

E: caitlin@kpedd.org
P: (907) 283-3335 ext. 1

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