Why Lee County?
Consistently ranked one of the nation’s job growth leaders, Lee County, Florida is home to a thriving business community and world-class quality of life.
Located along the Gulf Coast of Florida, Lee County is midway between Miami and Tampa along Interstate 75 and boasts a world-class international airport, Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), and a general aviation facility, Page Field. Both facilities are designated Foreign Trade Zones, and offer state-of-the-art amenities and resources.
Fostering a pro-business attitude, a vibrant workforce and desirable tax climate, it’s easy to see why businesses choose Lee County. In addition to its ideal business climate, Lee County’s world-class quality of life assets – from white-sand beaches to year-round sunshine, make it an attractive place for workforce talent.
The Lee County Economic Development Office is committed to assisting business with finding the right location and attracting new talent, as well as inspiring businesses to diversify and grow. Contact us today to learn why Lee County is the best place to live and do business.
Industry Appreciation Awards
Each year the Lee County Economic Development Office and the Horizon Council celebrates local business contributions through the prestigious Industry Appreciation Awards. Industry Appreciation is a statewide, week-long celebration each September designed to increase awareness of how industries boost the state’s economy and improve the quality of life. Local awards are given each year to Lee County companies that have made a significant contribution to the local economy through growth and innovation, industry leadership or displayed superior corporate citizenship. To be eligible the company must be a for-profit company and located in Lee County.