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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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Keeping Up With Growth Highlights Recent Health Goals for Polk County

Five health system providers operating in Polk County all agree: 2023 was a good year, one in which they opened new buidings, built new programs, partnered in new initiatives and ensured the community is as healthy as possible.  With a population growth rate that continues to lead the state and nation, and the ratio of […]

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RLK Development Builds on Relationships to Provide First-Class Services

Working with family and building relationships in a county he loves, Randy Knapp has developed RLK […]

Celebrating a Strong Performance for Tourism and Looking Ahead

The revenue highs of the past two years for the tourism industry flattened and even experienced […]

Assure Infusions’ Advanced Manufacturing Plant Ready to Open in May

RealCold Breaks Ground on 386,000sq ft. Class-A Cold Storage Facility in Central Florida

JSK Consulting is Engineering Projects throughout Polk and Beyond

Polk County Continues to Attract Talent Companies Need for Success

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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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