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Corporate Headquarters

services for companies looking to launch,

expand or relocate in our region.

Lee County offers a wide range of business

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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.

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Sidney Berne Davis Art Center,

Fort Myers River District

Lee County offers many cultural and historical

Symphony, fine arts galleries, festivals to tours

experiences – from the Southwest Florida

of the Thomas Edison and Henry Ford Winter

Estates in Fort Myers.

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Living in Paradise

White-sand beaches, golf courses, low-cost

of living and exceptional weather position

Lee County among the premiere areas

to enjoy outstanding quality of life.

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Skilled Workforce Prime for

Lee County has become the coastal hub for

business growth and talented workers with

highly-proficient and educated workforce,

tax incentives and overall pro-business climate.

Business Expansion

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Incentives for Businesses

The Lee County Economic Development Office

collaborates with businesses to find the best

incentive programs available at the local,

regional and state level.

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


Lee-county-EDO-businessWhy 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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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. Learn More

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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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