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Tools & Resources

The tools you need to grow your business or find work in Sarasota County.

Small Business Ecosystem Guide

Sarasota County values our businesses, and strives to contribute to their success through this network of providers.

Explore Sarasota County

Discover census tracts, demographics, infrastructure, education, workforce & much more


Sarasota County has a wealth of both national and international transportation options. Scroll through several maps of the area to get an idea of where in the world you can get to from here.

“As a local Sarasota “startup” 25 years ago, and one of Florida’s Best Places to Work, S-ONe’s investment
in the EDC has helped us grow into a global company with more than 145 employees.”

– Art Lambert, Co-Founder, S-One Holdings

Available Properties

From commercial buildings to vacant lots and retail space, search our database to find the right property for you.

Work in Sarasota County

Sarasota County is growing fast. As businesses relocate to the area or expand their operations, they need quality people to help them succeed. Are you one of them?


The EDC creates and distributes business-focused collateral throughout the year as well as reports and stories about Sarasota County’s growth.

Top Employers

Sarasota County is home to a wide range of diverse companies and enterprises. Here are a few of the largest Sarasota County employers within the EDC targeted industries of Infotech, Financial/Professional Services, Corporate Headquarters, Life Science, Cleantech and Manufacturing.

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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