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Welcome to the Heartland

There is simply no better location for business in the Southeast than Florida’s Heartland.   The region is in a prime location to serve domestic and international markets. Businesses in the Heartland are strategically positioned to benefit from a unique set of assets such as:

  • Seven deep water ports
  • Eight international airports, Two regional airports, Nine municipal airparks
  • Three railroads
  • Three major interstates, plus the Florida Turnpike
  • Numerous major feeder highways
  • Countless acres of available land
  • Two foreign trade zones
  • A workforce of approximately 125,000 within the region and approximately 3 million in contiguous counties

Florida's Heartland also offers the highest quality of place and natural resources with all the advantages of a small community, and the convenience and support of five nearby metropolitan cities: Tampa/St. Petersburg, Orlando, West Palm Beach/Fort Lauderdale, Miami-Dade, Bradenton/Sarasota.