Corporate Headquarters

services for companies looking to launch,

expand or relocate in our region.

Lee County offers a wide range of business


Lee County, Florida

Located in Southwest Florida on the Gulf

Coast, Lee County is home to a thriving

business community and world-class quality of life.


Sidney Berne Davis Art Center,

Fort Myers River District

The Art Center is dedicated to bringing

world-class arts and entertainment

to the Southwest Florida community.


Living in Paradise

Lee County is home to the world-renowned

Sanibel and Captiva Islands, and attracts

more than 7 million visitors a year.


Chico's FAS

Chico’s FAS, a $28 billion dollar company,

has operated in Lee County since 1983.


Gartner, Inc.

Gartner, an international technology research

and advisory firm, has operated in Lee County

since 1998 and currently employs

over 900 professionals.

Get to Know Lee County

Learn more about the landscape of Lee County, Florida through our interactive map! Get a national, regional and county view of Southwest Florida and even explore the communities in our area.

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Welcome to the Lee County Economic Development Office

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.

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Upcoming Events

Healthcare Task Force Meeting

Healthcare Task Force Meeting

December 7 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

LEARN Southwest Florida Kickoff

LEARN Southwest Florida Kickoff

December 8 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Industrial Development Authority Meeting

Industrial Development Authority Meeting

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Horizon Council Executive

Horizon Council Executive

January 8, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am


Speak for Lee! Become a Lee County Digital Ambassador

To help spread the word about why Lee County is a great place to live and do business, Lee County’s Economic Development Office is launching a Digital Ambassadors program.

Great things happen every day in Lee County. Whether its news that Lee Memorial ranks among the nation’s top hospitals, a story about the growth of a local small businesses like Norman Love Confections and Fusion Welding, or another win for the FGCU Eagles, there’s no one better than our local business professionals to speak about why Lee County is a great place to live and do business.

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