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In today’s business world, you have to stay relevant. You also have to stay one step ahead. That requires you to continually evolve...in a place that will evolve with you. In Florida, we offer boundless opportunities to grow, innovate, discover and explore. So whatever you can imagine, you can create.

Fueled by a world-class infrastructure, young, educated and diverse workforce, global gateways, a state of the art high-speed technology backbone, and one of the most business-friendly environments in the country, anything is possible here.

It’s why so many companies are realizing their future in Florida. And why yours can too.

Business Climate

Many states struggle to reduce the barriers to doing business. We just eliminated them altogether.

Consistently ranked one of the best states for business, Florida is committed to keeping regulatory requirements and business taxes low.

That, along with a strong economy and zero personal state income tax, makes it a great place to do business. We won’t stand in the way of your success. We’ll pave the way for it.

1 st Tax climate in the southeast
2 nd Best state for business
4 th Largest economy in the U.S.

Workforce

We have an educated, talented and diverse workforce eager to change the world. Imagine what they’ll do for your business.

The only thing as impressive as our current workforce of 9.7+ million is our future one.

Home to three of the ten largest universities in the country, our colleges and universities are among the nation’s top performers of R&D and commercialization of technologies. So while we’re helping you succeed with today’s talent, we’re also preparing tomorrow’s.

Find the talent to power your business.

3 rd Ranked workforce in the U.S.
3 rd Largest workforce
5 th For high-tech employment

A skilled, educated workforce

12 State Universities

No Floridian lives more than 50 miles from a post-secondary educational institution, many of which are nationally ranked colleges and universities, providing businesses with a constant flow of skilled employees.

Infrastructure

Allow your business to connect to the world like never before.

Florida’s agile transportation network sets the standard for efficiency. With one of the most extensive multi-modal infrastructures in the world, Florida can move your people, products and ideas anywhere fast.

Map Key

  • Spaceports (2)
  • Deepwater Seaports (15)
  • Inland Ports
  • Commercial Airports (19)
  • Interstate Highways
  • Railways
  • State Capital
  • Florida's Largest Cities (by population)

Trade

With 15 deepwater ports, including a super post-Panamax port, Florida will open up a whole new world for your business.

Success today requires global access. And no other state can expand your reach like Florida.

We offer one of the most extensive multi-modal transportation systems in the world, and we are home to one in five U.S. exporters. Because when your business can be everywhere, there’s no limit to how far you can take it.

Exporting companies in US

20% Located
in Florida

61k exporting companies in florida

More than $153 billion of merchandise trade value flows through Florida’s airports and seaports each year, solidifying Florida's status as one of the world’s leaders in international trade.

#1 State for Latin American Trade

Florida accounts for more than 27.5 percent of total U.S. trade with Latin America and the Caribbean, making the state an undisputed hub for any company with business interests in the region.

300 International
Headquarters

Thanks to the state’s cost-competitive business climate and easy access to global markets, Florida is home to the regional and hemispheric headquarters for more than 300 international companies.

Industry Excellence

Few states can match the scale and scope of Florida's industry assets. The state has supported the growth of a robust economy, with particular strength in the following key areas:

Discover what a future in Florida means for your business.

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