The city’s run with precision and cooperation by veteran politicians like [Orange County Mayor Teresa] Jacobs and [Orlando City] Mayor Buddy Dyer. Orlando enjoys a deep bench of talented tech engineers. Its University of Central Florida boasts a strong reputation for economic development. All the tax dollars that flow from being the world’s biggest tourist destination help, too. Tampa Bay Times, “A ‘rising’ Orlando has startup lessons for Tampa Bay”
Today, the buzz that surrounds the Orlando area and the wealth of talent that already resides here has become a magnet for attracting the brightest minds and most talented individuals from around the world. All of which signals that the growth and success that this area has enjoyed for decades shows no signs of slowing down.
Opportunity and Incentives
Both Florida and Orlando offer site selectors and business leaders attractive incentives to relocate and expand their offices or companies. Incentives include: Industry-specific incentives, workforce training incentives, site-specific incentives, infrastructure incentives and tax exemptions. There are also numerous partner programs with access to government funding, matching grants, strategic partnerships, equity capital and bonds.