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Welcome to the economic development blog of Lee County, Florida. Here you will find the latest business news from the cities in our region, including Fort Myers, Sanibel, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Estero and Fort Myers Beach. You’ll also find information about Lee County industries, real estate, job growth, business services, education, health and wellness, government, events and more. We invite you to utilize this blog as a platform for conversation and to learn about investing in our region.

Lee County Limelight: Florida Freezer

September 30th, 2016|Categories: Lee County Limelight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Florida Freezer, a family owned and operated public refrigerated warehouse and asset-based third party logistic provider, has operated in North Fort Myers for over 30 years. The company is an affiliate of Seminole Gulf Railway, [...]

2016 SWFL Government Contracting Symposium and Expo Hosts Over 100 Local Businesses

September 28th, 2016|Categories: EDO News|

With government agencies comprising one of the largest U.S. customer segments, buying nearly everything imaginable from food, flowers and fighter jet components to janitorial services, construction and heavy equipment, learning how to successfully sell to [...]

More Publicity Follows Spring Visit from Tech Journalist Michael Kassner

September 28th, 2016|Categories: EDO News|

In April, the Lee County Economic Development Office (EDO) hosted renowned tech journalist, Michael Kassner for a second visit to Lee County. The freelance writer visited several Lee County tech industry leaders and toured local [...]

Lee County Limelight: Bubba’s Roadhouse & Saloon and AXI International

September 28th, 2016|Categories: Lee County Limelight|

We introduce you to two more Lee County businesses doing great work in our backyard.  Since this feature began in June we’ve highlighted 15 businesses via social media and have reached over 11,000 people.  Through [...]

LEARN: Lee Entrepreneurs’ Assistance Resource Network Update

September 28th, 2016|Categories: EDO News, News|

The Lee Entrepreneurs' Assistance Resource Network (LEARN) is expanding yet again. LEARN is developing into an entrepreneurial ecosystem and is a one-stop-shop for new and existing businesses in Lee County.  Any not-for-profit or government entity [...]

Horizon Council’s Commercial Revitalization Task Force: DevelopLEE Update

September 28th, 2016|Categories: DevelopLee|

The DevelopLee initiative continues to grow and evolve.  Economic development opportunities in North Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres, and the MLK Corridor are being promoted through the efforts of the Horizon Council’s Commercial Revitalization Task Force.  [...]

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