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Business Florida

Southwest - Partnerships Mean Success

Collaboration brings innovation, investment and expanding businesses to Southwest Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

Southeast - Taking Center Court

Southeast Florida profits from right combination of tourism, trade, technology and team sports. Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

Northwest - Growing Strong

Entrepreneurs find solid support, right sites and plenty of room for expansion in Northwest Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

North Central - Collaborating for Progress

Public and private sectors combine forces to spur economic growth in North Central Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

Northeast - Connecting to the World

Northeast Florida offers international companies the right mix of amenities and global connections. Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

East Central/Space Coast - Broadening Appeal

Technology, innovation and entrepreneurship add economic strength to this dynamic region. Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

8. Business-Friendly Government

Florida has a pro-business, pro-technology agenda for policy-making and business climate improvement. Thanks to the interactive website, many business-oriented functions of state and local government are easily accessible online.... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

9. Partnerships

More than any other state, Florida's economic development goals and initiatives have been created and embraced as a statewide vision. Enterprise Florida Inc. (EFI), the state's public-private partnership for economic... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

10. Visionary Development

While many states today struggle to maintain the status quo, Florida's economic engine keeps moving forward. To put Florida's size and momentum into focus, consider this: If Florida was a... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

State Map and Region Statistics

‹ BACK TO BUSINESS FLORIDA HOME PAGE Business Florida - Florida Trend. This is an interactive map of Florida showing regions, including key demographics. Sources: US Census Bureau; Sales &... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

5. Business Climate

Florida consistently ranks among the nation's best states for business and entrepreneurs because of its pro-business fiscal policies and targeted financial incentives that promote innovation. Consider these advantages: Competitive cost:... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

6. Multi-modal Connections

From Florida, you can reach the world — and beyond. With its state-of-the-art multi-modal transportation infrastructure, one of the most advanced telecommunications networks in the world and emphasis on energy... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

7. Quality of Life

Florida's reputation as a great vacation destination brought 80.9 million visitors to the state in 2009. We know from experience that many of them will come back — not just... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

1. A Leader in Innovation

Florida’s innovators are preserving fragile ocean ecosystems, “growing” oil at algae farms and making discoveries through virtual simulation. Florida’s legacy of innovation is long-standing and well documented. Today, researchers at... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

2. Global Hub

Miami is a focal point for Western Hemisphere trade. [Photo: Visit Florida] Its prime geographic location and economic and political stability put Florida at the center of trade and finance... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

3. Workforce Talent

Florida's workforce — 9 million strong and 4th largest in the U.S. — is one of the nation's best qualified and most culturally diverse. No Floridian lives more than 50... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

4. Entrepreneurial Environment

Claire Evans found financing help for her eco-friendly building materials firm in Clermont through a Small Business Development Center. Small business owners and entrepreneurs find plenty to like about Florida.... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

Top 10 Reasons to do Business in Florida

Considering a company expansion or relocation? Here's why your next destination should be Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

Opportunity Partners

Gov. Charlie Crist Florida's Economic development leaders and public and private agencies stand ready to help your business prosper in Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/21/2010

Northwest: Right Time, Right Place

This region grows new business with solid connections and plenty of room. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2009

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