October 30, 2020

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Daytona Beach and Volusia County are growing beyond their beach tourism and auto racing roots into a mature, diversified economy where people want to live, learn, work and, yes, still play.

People are talking about Daytona Beach. And what they’re saying is all good.

To toot your own horn might be considered a transgression.

So Daytona Beach and Volusia County will let others do the bragging for them. Because what others are saying is all good: for business, for quality of life, for the future.

Daytona Beach now ranks No. 7 nationally as the most popular place for people to move, according to U.S. News & World Report — up from No. 8 a few months ago.

Part of the popularity is location, of course: on the Atlantic Ocean, with easy access for business and leisure in three directions via I-4 and I-95. Volusia County, with a comfortable urban/country vibe, puts Orlando and Jacksonville in easy reach, but without the traffic and higher prices.   The full story continues here »

  Amenities, Workforce, Industries, Contacts and More

 Volusia County at a Glance

As a central location that offers charm, character and a wealth of economic benefits, Volusia County is a top spot for business expansion. Go to story.

 Re-imagined Speedway

The Daytona International Speedway's $400 million transformation was an economic driver, creating thousands of jobs and paying more than $300 million in wages. Go to story.

 Hotel Palooza

New luxury hotels with haute décor are adding to the fun and cool accomodations visitors enjoy in Daytona Beach and Volusia County.Go to story.

 Economic Drivers

Volusia County’s economic drivers are firing on all cylinders. Tourism, construction and manufacturing are all thriving. Enhanced transportation projects will improve access to markets. Go to story.

 Great Medical Centers, Top Doctors

In Daytona Beach and Volusia County you’ve got it all: two top medical centers that can provide the care you expect for yourself, your family, your friends. Go to story.

 Higher Ed and the Community

Higher education is at the forefront of growth, providing the home-grown talent, innovation and drive that progressive businesses demand. Go to story.

 Visitors by the Millions

Every season is tourist season in Daytona Beach/Volusia County. Spring break has transitioned into a four-season destination that’s earned the “Festival Capital of Florida” moniker. Go to story.

 Quality of Life

Residents and visitors to the region can look beyond the beach and choose from music, art, recreation, sports, dining, shopping and so much home. Go to story.

 Strategy of Success

“This is an especially exciting time,” says Keith A. Norden, president and CEO of the Team Volusia group. Go to story.

 People to Know

Volusia County’s talent crosses all spectrums. Here are some key people to know: Leaders in business, government, education and non-profits. Go to story.

 

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