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Target Industries

Target Industries

LOCAL

While Highlands County is attractive for nearly all types of economic development, our strengths and assets lend a competitive edge in the following sectors:

 

AGRICULTURE

 

HEALTHCARE & LIFE SCIENCES

LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION

 

MANUFACTURING/PROCESSING

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

BIOFUELS & RENEWABLE ENERGY

 

 

STATE

 

Few states can match the scale and scope of Florida's industry assets. The state's competitive costs, large talent pool, comprehensive infrastructure, global connectivity, and huge market have supported the growth of a robust economy, with particular strength in the following key areas: Aviation & Aerospace, Life Science, Manufacturing, Defense & Homeland Security, Information Technology, Financial & Professional Services, Logistics & Distribution, CleanTech, and Headquarters. Visit enterpriseflorida.com to find out more.


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

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