Find Your Place in the Sun

Get to know Florida’s newest hot spot for business. There’s a reason why Publix Super Markets, Legoland Florida Resorts and Florida’s Natural all call Polk County home. Ideally located between two major metro areas, Central Florida boasts a fertile business environment that offers a potent blend of connectivity, workforce talent and low operating costs.

Our strategic location positions you at the center of the state and at the mouth of the global marketplace. With more rail miles than any other community in Florida and access to four major roadways and four general aviation airport with two major international airports within an hour’s drive, Polk County truly is one of the most connected locations in the Southeast.

Our 3.5 million-strong talent pool is supported by world-class educational institutions like Florida Polytechnic University and the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center. Both institutions offer rigorous, industry-focused courses of study that leave students fully prepped for career success before their graduation caps hit the ground. Add to that attractive incentive packages, business-friendly legislation, no personal income tax and one of the best business climates in the country. The result? A brilliant mixture of resources and talent guaranteed to help your business succeed.