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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BRPH Started with Strong Roots and Continues Growing

The Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center is the largest single-story building in the world. BRPH was founded in 1964 to support America’s space race. It provided engineering support to that massive building where the Apollo/Saturn V moon rocket was later assembled. What started as a small company has now grown into 40 states […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Moving Full Steam Ahead with New Program

Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) is progressing to get its new Graduate Medical Education (GME) program up […]

A.O. Construction Meets Client Needs While Taking Care Of Employees

A.O. Construction is a Winter Haven-based construction company providing full-service general contracting, construction management and design/build construction […]

Winter Haven’s Alyssa Garber Brings New Life to the Ritz Theatre

Lakeland Regional Health Breaking Ground on New Facility

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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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