With a business-friendly tax climate, low operating costs and access to more than 10 million consumers within 100 miles, it’s easy to see why businesses prosper in Polk County.
Florida’s best place for business
Polk’s strategic location positions businesses at the center of the state and at the heart of the global marketplace. With regional connectivity, lower cost of living, a robust talent pipeline and responsive incentive programs, Polk County is Florida’s Best Place for Business.
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The CFDC team is growing! We are now hiring a Business Development Manager.
The Central Florida Development Council is hiring. Learn more about our Business Development Manager position and joining a team working to grow Polk County’s economic prosperity. The Business Development Manager supports the recruitment and retention of industry within Polk County as a member of the Business Development team. Responsibilities of this position include preparation of […]
Join the CFDC Team! We are now hiring a Research Associate.
The Central Florida Development Council is hiring. Learn more about our Research Associate position and joining […]
Multi-Modal Transportation Looks to Expand in Polk
Rail has played a significant role in the history of Polk County, transporting phosphate and other […]
“Nucor Steel has found Polk County to be an exceptional community to work with to ensure the success of our plant. We look forward to growing here and creating a positive economic impact for all of Polk County.”
In 2020, Polk County was ranked No. 1 for having the most diversified economy in the state. Our central location and business-friendly tax environment have made Central Florida a strategic choice for companies across a wide range of industries.