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The mission of Florida's Heartland REDI, Inc. is to market, facilitate and advocate for regional economic development in South Central Florida.

Florida's Heartland REDI, Inc. (FHREDI)  is a 501(c) 6 nonprofit organization that provides economic development support throughout the south central region.   Partnerships among private and public sector leaders have been fostered to leverage regional assets that provide maximum benefits to the business communities. 

The regional collaboration links and unites leadership networks, transportation networks and technology networks, signifying the collective economic power behind the 6 Counties of Desoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Okeechobee, the Cities of Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay in Palm Beach County and the Community of Immokalee in Collier County.


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Recent News

Nucor Steel Mill Coming to Area
03/15/2018 | CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced
Highlands County works with local business on its expansion and growth
03/15/2018 | JAN. 18, 2018 - The Highlands County Board of County Commissioners finalized the approvals needed to support
Florida Ranked #4 in Advanced Placement Class Performance
02/21/2018 | Florida ranked fourth in the nation again for getting students to take — and pass
Highlands County Among Top in the Nation for Employment Gains as Featured in USA TODAY
12/19/2017 | In a recent article published by USA TODAY, Highlands County ranked eighth in the nation
Florida Ranks #4 in Nation for Tax Climate
10/20/2017 | The Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index enables business leaders,