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Why Central Florida?
Positioned for prosperity
Big Opportunities. Bigger Wins.
Get to know Florida’s newest hot spot for business. There's a reason why Legoland, Amazon and CSX all call Polk County home. Ideally located between two major metro areas, Central Florida boasts a pro-business environment that offers a potent blend of connectivity, workforce talent and low operating costs.
Business Climate
Workforce Talent
A talented labor pool is the most critical factor in the long-term success of any business. That's why the CFDC strives to establish and sustain a skilled workforce that fulfills the needs of our region’s target industries. From world-class colleges and universities to specialized workforce training centers, Central Florida's dedication to workforce preparedness runs deep. 

Did You Know?

Florida Ranks #3 in Tech Jobs

Florida gained 12,500 tech industry jobs in 2014, ranking it the third-best among the 50 states. Learn more here
Advance your business effortlessly with Central Florida’s well-developed infrastructure.
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Access everything you need to power your business.
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Regional Access
Find yourself in an enviable position. More than 8 million people (and potential customers) within a 90-mile radius.
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Success Stories
2014 CFDC Annual Report

The CFDC had a successful 2013-2014 fiscal year in economic development helping to create 1,308 jobs and $232M in capital investment.

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