Why Central Florida?

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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Two Polk Companies on Fast-Growing List

A-C-T Environmental & Infrastructure and Springer Construction have been named as finalists on GrowFL’s Florida Companies to Watch list of the fastest-growing companies in Florida – the only two companies in Polk County to be selected from more than 400 nominations statewide. The top 50 companies, a diverse group representing a variety of industries, will […]

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Mulberry Embraces Its Quality of Life While Growing

Mulberry is growing up, keeping its small-town feel and quality-of-life elements while attracting new businesses and […]

Florida Poly Opens New Building, Adding Labs and Research Space

The $47 million cutting-edge Applied Research Center (ARC) on Florida Polytechnic University’s campus has opened, providing […]

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Aviation, Aerospace Increasing Their Impact on Polk County’s Economy

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“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.”

Drew Wilcox, Nucor Steel Florida

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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.

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