Sarasota County is committed to becoming Florida’s best county for business. Through tax cuts, streamlined regulations, and heavy investment in education, we’ve created an ideal environment for companies looking to relocate their corporate headquarters to Florida, #2 in the nation for business.
We’ll Give it to You Straight
Sarasota County is great for business.
Business Climate – Sarasota County helps businesses increase their bottom line. Few communities compete with our leading business climate which includes low costs, excellent corporate tax incentives, and no personal income tax.
Infrastructure – Sarasota County offers world-class business amenities and infrastructure, including a sophisticated telecom network, five commercial service airports within a 1.5 hour drive, a deepwater seaport, and a wide array of available Class A office space.
Workforce – Florida is the strategic and economic center of the Americas, thanks in part to its location and nexus to international business. Florida’s multi-cultural, multi-lingual workforce can help you provide even better customer service to your clients worldwide.
Quality of Life – Sarasota County is frankly, a beautiful place to live. There’s a reason people call it paradise.
$181,342 Avg. Salary
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Workforce Training in the U.S.
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Based on MSA (North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton)
$115,500 Avg. Salary
198 5-Year New Job Demand
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
$66,200 Avg. Salary
322 5-Year New Job Demand
Office and Administrative Support Occupations
$37,600 Avg. Salary
435 5-Year New Job Demand
Meet FCCI Insurance Group
FCCI was founded in Sarasota, Florida in 1959. It was started as a self-insurance fund by a group of local business owners who wanted to save money on the cost of workers’ compensation insurance. FCCI Insurance Group now has over 500 employees at it’s Sarasota headquarters. The company serves over 20 states and has $2.5 Billion in assets. Watch their video to learn more about this successful Sarasota County-base corporate headquarters.
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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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