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Economic Development Programs

Florida is a cost-effective, business-friendly state to locate or grow your business. And Sarasota County offers even more incentives for businesses wanting to make their home on the Suncoast.

State Incentives

Florida offers advantages for long-term profitability to all types of businesses. As a whole, our state believes in making it worth your while to relocate or start your business here. And for industry sectors targeted for investment, the state offers even more grants, refunds, and credits to make it happen.

Local Incentives

Our local incentive programs are designed to provide even more support for businesses looking to locate and grow in Florida. They solve three key problems your business faces: time, cost, and uncertainty.

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How Can We Help?

Contact Erin Silk, VP of Business Development Services, to see how we can help you thrive in Sarasota County.

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Invest in Sarasota County

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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