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Elevate Your Business in Highlands County, Florida

Located in the center of the Sunshine State, Highlands County’s inland location provides quick connectivity to Florida’s metro markets with ample room for growth and operating costs that are 12 to 15 percent lower than nearby metro areas. Highlands County offers a robust, regional workforce of 125,000 and a talent pipeline of more than 22,000 students are located within an hour’s drive. Match this with quality infrastructure, a foreign trade zone, competitive business climate, and picturesque hometowns like Sebring, Avon Park and Lake Placid, you’ll soon want to make Highlands County your new home.

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Available Sites

Quickly find a site or building in Highlands County that best fits your business needs.

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Connectivity

Florida has one of the most extensive multi-modal infrastructures in the world, and Highlands County is strategically located in the center of it all, nearly equidistant to Tampa, Orlando, Fort Myers and West Palm Beach.

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Community Profile

Detailed information, data and trends for Highlands County and its three municipalities – Avon Park, Lake Placid and Sebring.

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Recent News

Stay on top of the latest Highlands County Economic Development News, Events and Meeting Notes.

Federal Reserve: Annual Small Business Credit Survey Report

Federal Reserve: Annual Small Business Credit Survey Report

FDOT Adopts 5-Year Transportation Plan for Highlands Co.

FDOT Adopts 5-Year Transportation Plan for Highlands Co.

Starting Your Business Monthly Seminar

Starting Your Business Monthly Seminar

Whether you’re launching your career or the business venture of your dreams, Highlands County is the ideal place to do it

Looking for the perfect place to launch your company, find amazing talent, and gain easy access to business
leaders who can help you grow? Welcome to Highlands County.

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Contact Us

 

  • Phone Number :
    Taylor Benson:  863.402.6924
  • Email :
    tbenson@hcbcc.org
  • Address :

    Office of Economic Development
    Highlands County Board of County Commissioners

    501 South Commerce Avenue

    Sebring, FL 33870


OUR MISSION

Enhance the quality of life in Highlands County by attracting a diversity of new businesses; increasing industrial investment while facilitating the retention and successful expansion of existing business and industry.

Keep In Touch

Office of Economic Development
Highlands County Board of County Commissioners
(E) tbenson@hcbcc.org
(P) 863.402.6924
(F) 863.402.6651