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South Central Florida

Make the Heartland a Home

The South Central Florida region is a major center of industry, agriculture, manufacturing, and medical research. But it also offers its own unique lifestyle that blends the comforts of small-town life with all the benefits of big city attractions, a quick drive away. Its counties (including DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Okeechobee, Manatee, and Sarasota) offer easy access to beautiful beaches and Lake Okeechobee. Whether you’re looking for a vibrant community or an escape from your day-to-day routine – South Central Florida has something for everyone.

Nature Awaits in Florida’s Heartland

Enjoy all the luxuries of both the gulf coast and Lake Okeechobee along with various parks and green spaces offering great opportunities for hiking and biking.

Small Town Living with Big City Access

Living in South Central Florida offers a peaceful respite, but also provides access to nearby airports, train stations, and highways that connect the region to larger cities.

Diverse Industries Ripe With Opportunity

Home to companies changing the face of aviation, agribusiness, logistics & distribution, and manufacturing. In South Central FL, opportunity is endless.


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Explore Our Industries

The diverse industries in South Central FL are always on the lookout for fresh talent! Learn more about our industries and how they are making waves.

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Meet Our Major Employers

The excellent work done and the hardworking labor force in industries like aviation, manufacturing, and agribusiness has attracted many great employers to the area.

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Relocate to South Central Florida

The South Central Florida community with rich culture and natural resources. Read more about why our region would make an excellent new home.

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