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By the Numbers

Sarasota County by the Numbers

#1 Best Place to Live in Florida

– U.S. News & World Report

#5 South’s Prettiest Cities

– Southern Living Magazine

#2 Best Food Cities

– Condé Nast Traveler

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Ready to Get Serious?

The EDC can help you connect with the right property or commercial real estate agent to move you forward.

Sarasota County At a Glance

  • #2 best state for business
  • #4 workforce training in the U.S.
  • 5th best tax climate for business in the U.S.

How Can We Help?

Contact Destin Wells, VP of Business Development, to see how we can help you thrive in Sarasota County.

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The EDC of Sarasota County diversifies our local economy and helps create jobs for Floridians. Investing in the EDC empowers us to grow our economy and attract more business to our region.

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