Located between the Tampa Bay and Orlando Metropolitan areas, Polk County, Florida is in the center of the “super region”. With over 7 million people within 70 miles of the community, Polk County has emerged as one of Florida’s hottest markets for manufacturing, office, and distribution centers.
Bolstered by new industrial and business parks along I-4, US 27, State Road 60 and County Line Road, Polk County is poised to provide major national, state and regional developers with over 5,000 acres of business park and industrial space, along with construction-ready sites for up to 25 million square feet of office and industrial space, fully supported by infrastructure and utilities. Polk County's central location ensures easy access to various forms of transportation, including ground, air and rail.
Together, local businesses and government officials are leading the effort to grow an economy based on high-skill, high-wage sustainable businesses. It includes an extensive business expansion and retention program, targeted industry grants, and workforce development and training. In addition to 10 universities/colleges and technical schools, Polk County will host the state’s only polytechnic university (opening Fall 2014), ensuring the steadfast development of a highly-skilled and highly-trained workforce.
Notable Employers: Publix Super Markets (HQ), MOSAIC, Lakeland Regional Medical Center (LRMC), Winter Haven Hospital
For More Information call David Petr at (863) 551-4719.