Corporate Headquarters

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.

HQ Critical Statistics

  • 202 Headquarters
  • 2,737 Jobs
  • $181,342 Avg. Salary
  • 4.1% 5-year history annual growth rate (2012-2017)
  • 1.0% 5-year forecast annual growth rate (2017-2022)

How Can We Help?

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

We’ll Give it to You Straight

Sarasota County is great for business.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Quality of Life – Sarasota County is frankly, a beautiful place to live. There’s a reason people call it paradise.

Quick Florida Facts

  • #2 best state for business
  • #4 workforce training in the U.S.
  • 5th best tax climate for business in the U.S.
  • 0% personal income tax

Sarasota County-based Companies

Key Jobs

Management Occupations
  • 414 Jobs
  • $115,500 Avg. Salary
  • 198 5-Year New Job Demand
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
  • 604 Jobs
  • $66,200 Avg. Salary
  • 322 5-Year New Job Demand
Office and Administrative Support Occupations
  • 756 Jobs
  • $37,600 Avg. Salary
  • 435 5-Year New Job Demand
HQ Critical Statistics

  • 202 Headquarters
  • 2,737 Jobs
  • $181,342 Avg. Salary
  • 4.1% 5-year history annual growth rate (2012-2017)
  • 1.0% 5-year forecast annual growth rate (2017-2022)

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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Chairman’s Advisors

CareerSource Suncoast
Wells Fargo
University of South Florida
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
FCCI Insurance Group
Sarasota Bradenton International
Suntrust
S-one1
Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Schumaker
Schroeder Manatee Ranch
Ringling College
Premiero Community Bank
PNC Bank
PGT Windows
Michael Saunders & Company
Lakewood Ranch Commercial
Herald Tribune
Florida Power & Electric
Comcast Business
CenterState Bank
Benderson Development
Bank of Tampa
Coldwell Banker
Baltimore Orioles
Onideas
Sarasota magazine
CareerEdge
Teco Peoples Gas