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Innovation Drives Economic Growth

Our Mission: To lead the collaborative economic development efforts of the Polk Technology Region by promoting and growing an economy based on high-skill, high-wage sustainable and evolutionary businesses.

[Polk County's] central location with excellent infrastructure connections, a fast growing local population and a pool of qualified labor makes the area ideal for distribution.

Steven M. Kross
AMB Property Corporation

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Polk County Housing Market Sees Strong Start to 2015

Polk County's housing market got off to a strong start in 2015. The county had 514 existing home sales in January, up 10.3 percent from 466 homes the year before, according to Florida Realtors. Polk's…

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Florida Tourism Hits Record as 97 Million Visited State in '14

FL Tourism

Florida attracted a record number of tourists in 2014, inching closer to an annual goal sought by Gov. Rick Scott. An estimated 97.3 million visitors came to Florida in 2014, a 3.9 percent increase from the…

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