TARGETED INDUSTRIES

More than miles of tranquil beaches, acres of beautiful parks, and hundreds of days of sunshine, Flagler County is situated in the center of the strongest economic corridor in the State of Florida. Our skilled workforce, modern infrastructure, competitive costs and collaborative business environment make Flagler the ideal location for the following industries:

 

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

Manufacturers and distributors that locate in Flagler County can control their costs, reduce their tax burden, and plan their growth in a stable environment. We offer personal attention, a lower cost of operation, the benefit of a skilled workforce, and customized training programs to support your growth.

 

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FLAGLER COUNTY COMPETITVE EDGE


Agricultural companies that locate in Flagler County can control their costs, reduce their tax burden, and plan their growth in a stable environment. We offer personal attention, a lower cost of operation, the benefit of a skilled workforce, and customized training programs to support your growth. Flagler County is located in the strongest economic corridor in Florida with convenient access to road, rail and runway. Interstate Highway 95 and U.S. Route 1 run from the northernmost point to the southernmost point of the county with three access ramps to Interstate 95. All paths meet in Flagler County. Business Concierge Services We understand the intricacies of business, as such; our level of assistance and attention to detail is unparalleled. Our “Business Concierge” approach includes award-winning employee recruitment programs, creative incentive programs, personalized permitting processes, and cluster-marketing programs all designed to assist in maximizing your productivity and increasing your bottom-line. Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) Program We’re with you for the long run – a healthy, vibrant local economy depends on the well-being of local businesses. Our BR&E program maintains a dialogue between the local businesses, eco­nomic development entities, and state and local decision makers. Effective communication and long term partner­ships that result in proactive identifica­tion and resolution of industry-related issues, concerns and opportunities.




AGRICULTURE





CREATIVE INCENTIVE PROGRAMS


We are aggressively seeking to expand the local economy and offer competitive performance-based incentive programs. Combined with Florida’s business advantages and excellent quality of life, our cost competitive environment creates an unbeatable value proposition for both business owners and employees alike. CLICK HERE TO VIEW INCENTIVE PROGRAMS




COMPETITIVE COST OF DOING BUSINESS


Florida is ranked as a top business location by site selectors. It offers affordable land, labor and capital. Flagler County is extremely compet­itive within the State of Florida. We provide an environment where the cost of doing business is even more advantageous. Cost-Effective Tax & Wage Structure We have a busi­ness-friendly tax climate, no State income tax, and our average annual wage is less than the national average. Here, even NO is a good thing! Favorable Cost-of-Living and Unsurpassed Quality-of-Life You and your employees will appreciate Flagler’s favorable cost-of-living while enjoying the benefits of our resort-like lifestyle. Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) – Importing and Exporting Flagler County is located within 90 minutes of three international deep-water ports. The Flagler County is part of the Foreign Trade Zone #198, a federally designated restrict­ed-access site that offers special administrative treatment of U.S. imports and exports. This designation may allow your busi­ness to delay, reduce or eliminate the duty payments on foreign merchandise. This designation provides for: Duty Deferral (pay only when the goods are transferred out of the zone), Duty Elimination (customs duties can be eliminated if goods are re-exported from the FTZ to another country), Inverted Tariff Relief (the location of the processing allows savings from use of the lower tariff rate), Ad Valorem Tax Exemption (merchan­dise imported and held in an FTZ for storage, sale, exhibition, processing, repackaging, assembly or distribution exempt from state and local Ad Valorem taxes).




SKILLED WORKFORCE, TRAINING INCENTIVES & TALENT PIPELINE


Nothing is more important to a company’s success than its workforce. Our geography provides access to 450,000+ potential employees. Nearby Colleges, Universities, and Technical Institutes: Flagler County businesses benefit from the close proximity to major universities, as well as, respected technical schools. Your company can draw from an experienced workforce as well as recent graduated from local technical colleges and programs such as Flagler Technical Institute (FTI) and Daytona State College (DSC), which offer multiple agricultural degree programs. In addition, University of Florida in Gainesville and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee provide competition for agricultural degrees.
Click here for a list of nearby colleges Training Incentive Programs Flagler County offers a number of workforce training incentive programs through CareerSource Flagler-Volusia and Daytona State College. The programs are designed to provide customized workforce assistance and training, programs include:

  • On-the-Job Training
  • Experience Pays, Cash Reimbursement
  • Employee Recruitment Services
Additionally, if the demand exists, Daytona State College staff can create a customized course curriculum to fit your company’s requirements. Talent Pipeline
  • Flagship Schools
  • Talent Recruitment Program




PROXIMITY TO INNOVATION


Flagler County is the northernmost tip of Florida’s High Tech Corridor, a regional economic development initiative whose mission is to grow the technology industry and inno­vation in the region through research, workforce and marketing partnerships. This provides an estab­lished research pipeline and partner. Our technolo­gy-rich region is drawn together by its three research universities.




MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORTATION NETWORK


Companies operate efficiently and effectively via the County’s multi-modal transportation network—rail, highway, air, and sea. Our newly renovated Executive Airport provides one 5,500-foot runway, one 5,000-ft runway, and a 3,000-ft water runway. Airport Access Flagler County is home to a private aircraft and corporate jet facility. Additionally, there are four major airports that serve the area with minimal traffic and easy access, Orlando International Airport, Jacksonville International Airport, Sanford Orlando International Airport, and Daytona Beach International Airport. Combined, these airports have non-stop service to 85 U.S. destinations and 28 countries. Only Las Vegas has non-stop service to more major U.S. markets than Orlando International Airport. Highway Network Highway accessibility in Flagler County is easy and quick. Within minutes, you can access Interstate 95 and Interstate 4 corridors, Routes 1 and 100, or rail that traverses through the County. Rail FL East Coast Railway traverses Flagler County north to south, parallel to U.S. Highway 1. Easy Port Accessibility Flagler County is located at the midpoint between JAXPort and Port Canaveral. JAXPORT is a full-service, international trade seaport that handles containerized cargo, automobiles, boats, construction equipment, dry and liquid bulks and over-sized cargoes. Port Canaveral is a cruise, cargo and naval port within 70 minutes of Flagler County. The port transships items for land, sea, air and space. Both Ports are Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs). Port Canaveral is among the largest general purpose FTZs in the nation – over 5 square miles.




FIBER OPTICS, INTERNET REDUNDANCY & SECURITY


Consistent reliability, higher speeds and dedicated bandwidth give businesses that locate in Flagler County a distinct technological advantage. Fiber optics internet is the preferred choice for national and international businesses that require a fast, reli­able, secure internet connection.




RELIABLE POWER


Florida Power and Light (FPL) FPL is the most reliable and cost-effective electric utility in Florida and is recognized as having the best compre­hensive reliability performance in the nation. It cur­rently serves many mission critical facilities offering absolute redundancies and provides 100% reliability to those customers. FPL is also the most cost effective electric utility in Florida. TECO Gas TECO natural gas supplier services Flagler County through their local distribution system and offers the most reliable and reasonable rates in Florida.




CORPORATE/INDUSTRIAL PARKS & AVAILABLE BUILDINGS & LAND


Corporate/Industrial Parks

  • Commerce Park
  • Hargrove Grade Industrial Park
  • Steel Rail Industrial Park
  • Favoretta Industrial Park
  • Flagler Executive Airport Commerce Park
  • Highway U.S. 1 Commerce Park





 

AGRICULTURE

Food production and processing is fundamental to our economy, providing thousands of jobs, valuable environmental services and essential products for our health and well-being.  Our Tri-county Agriculture Area is home to multi-generational farm families with deep roots in their communities.  These farmers produce over 700 million pounds of fresh vegetables annually on 26,000+ acres.

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FLAGLER COUNTY COMPETITVE EDGE


Agricultural companies that locate in Flagler County can control their costs, reduce their tax burden, and plan their growth in a stable environment. We offer personal attention, a lower cost of operation, the benefit of a skilled workforce, and customized training programs to support your growth. Flagler County is located in the strongest economic corridor in Florida with convenient access to road, rail and runway. Interstate Highway 95 and U.S. Route 1 run from the northernmost point to the southernmost point of the county with three access ramps to Interstate 95. All paths meet in Flagler County. Business Concierge Services We understand the intricacies of business, as such; our level of assistance and attention to detail is unparalleled. Our “Business Concierge” approach includes award-winning employee recruitment programs, creative incentive programs, personalized permitting processes, and cluster-marketing programs all designed to assist in maximizing your productivity and increasing your bottom-line. Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) Program We’re with you for the long run – a healthy, vibrant local economy depends on the well-being of local businesses. Our BR&E program maintains a dialogue between the local businesses, eco­nomic development entities, and state and local decision makers. Effective communication and long term partner­ships that result in proactive identifica­tion and resolution of industry-related issues, concerns and opportunities.




AGRICULTURE





CREATIVE INCENTIVE PROGRAMS


We are aggressively seeking to expand the local economy and offer competitive performance-based incentive programs. Combined with Florida’s business advantages and excellent quality of life, our cost competitive environment creates an unbeatable value proposition for both business owners and employees alike. CLICK HERE TO VIEW INCENTIVE PROGRAMS




COMPETITIVE COST OF DOING BUSINESS


Florida is ranked as a top business location by site selectors. It offers affordable land, labor and capital. Flagler County is extremely compet­itive within the State of Florida. We provide an environment where the cost of doing business is even more advantageous. Cost-Effective Tax & Wage Structure We have a busi­ness-friendly tax climate, no State income tax, and our average annual wage is less than the national average. Here, even NO is a good thing! Favorable Cost-of-Living and Unsurpassed Quality-of-Life You and your employees will appreciate Flagler’s favorable cost-of-living while enjoying the benefits of our resort-like lifestyle. Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) – Importing and Exporting Flagler County is located within 90 minutes of three international deep-water ports. The Flagler County is part of the Foreign Trade Zone #198, a federally designated restrict­ed-access site that offers special administrative treatment of U.S. imports and exports. This designation may allow your busi­ness to delay, reduce or eliminate the duty payments on foreign merchandise. This designation provides for: Duty Deferral (pay only when the goods are transferred out of the zone), Duty Elimination (customs duties can be eliminated if goods are re-exported from the FTZ to another country), Inverted Tariff Relief (the location of the processing allows savings from use of the lower tariff rate), Ad Valorem Tax Exemption (merchan­dise imported and held in an FTZ for storage, sale, exhibition, processing, repackaging, assembly or distribution exempt from state and local Ad Valorem taxes).




SKILLED WORKFORCE, TRAINING INCENTIVES & TALENT PIPELINE


Nothing is more important to a company’s success than its workforce. Our geography provides access to 450,000+ potential employees. Nearby Colleges, Universities, and Technical Institutes: Flagler County businesses benefit from the close proximity to major universities, as well as, respected technical schools. Your company can draw from an experienced workforce as well as recent graduated from local technical colleges and programs such as Flagler Technical Institute (FTI) and Daytona State College (DSC), which offer multiple agricultural degree programs. In addition, University of Florida in Gainesville and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee provide competition for agricultural degrees.
Click here for a list of nearby colleges Training Incentive Programs Flagler County offers a number of workforce training incentive programs through CareerSource Flagler-Volusia and Daytona State College. The programs are designed to provide customized workforce assistance and training, programs include:

  • On-the-Job Training
  • Experience Pays, Cash Reimbursement
  • Employee Recruitment Services
Additionally, if the demand exists, Daytona State College staff can create a customized course curriculum to fit your company’s requirements. Talent Pipeline
  • Flagship Schools
  • Talent Recruitment Program




PROXIMITY TO INNOVATION


Flagler County is the northernmost tip of Florida’s High Tech Corridor, a regional economic development initiative whose mission is to grow the technology industry and inno­vation in the region through research, workforce and marketing partnerships. This provides an estab­lished research pipeline and partner. Our technolo­gy-rich region is drawn together by its three research universities.




MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORTATION NETWORK


Companies operate efficiently and effectively via the County’s multi-modal transportation network—rail, highway, air, and sea. Our newly renovated Executive Airport provides one 5,500-foot runway, one 5,000-ft runway, and a 3,000-ft water runway. Airport Access Flagler County is home to a private aircraft and corporate jet facility. Additionally, there are four major airports that serve the area with minimal traffic and easy access, Orlando International Airport, Jacksonville International Airport, Sanford Orlando International Airport, and Daytona Beach International Airport. Combined, these airports have non-stop service to 85 U.S. destinations and 28 countries. Only Las Vegas has non-stop service to more major U.S. markets than Orlando International Airport. Highway Network Highway accessibility in Flagler County is easy and quick. Within minutes, you can access Interstate 95 and Interstate 4 corridors, Routes 1 and 100, or rail that traverses through the County. Rail FL East Coast Railway traverses Flagler County north to south, parallel to U.S. Highway 1. Easy Port Accessibility Flagler County is located at the midpoint between JAXPort and Port Canaveral. JAXPORT is a full-service, international trade seaport that handles containerized cargo, automobiles, boats, construction equipment, dry and liquid bulks and over-sized cargoes. Port Canaveral is a cruise, cargo and naval port within 70 minutes of Flagler County. The port transships items for land, sea, air and space. Both Ports are Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs). Port Canaveral is among the largest general purpose FTZs in the nation – over 5 square miles.




FIBER OPTICS, INTERNET REDUNDANCY & SECURITY


Consistent reliability, higher speeds and dedicated bandwidth give businesses that locate in Flagler County a distinct technological advantage. Fiber optics internet is the preferred choice for national and international businesses that require a fast, reli­able, secure internet connection.




RELIABLE POWER


Florida Power and Light (FPL) FPL is the most reliable and cost-effective electric utility in Florida and is recognized as having the best compre­hensive reliability performance in the nation. It cur­rently serves many mission critical facilities offering absolute redundancies and provides 100% reliability to those customers. FPL is also the most cost effective electric utility in Florida. TECO Gas TECO natural gas supplier services Flagler County through their local distribution system and offers the most reliable and reasonable rates in Florida.




CORPORATE/INDUSTRIAL PARKS & AVAILABLE BUILDINGS & LAND


Corporate/Industrial Parks

  • Commerce Park
  • Hargrove Grade Industrial Park
  • Steel Rail Industrial Park
  • Favoretta Industrial Park
  • Flagler Executive Airport Commerce Park
  • Highway U.S. 1 Commerce Park





 

AVIATION/AEROSPACE

Florida is the birthplace of aerospace and the undisputed air traffic hub of the Americas, a major hub for flight training and MRO, and home to leading manufacturers of all types of aircraft and aircraft components.  Florida boasts a rich supply chain and skilled workforce supporting industry businesses. Businesses locating in Flagler County are afforded the benefit of being situated in the middle of the aviation/aerospace corridor that runs along Interstate 95 from Jacksonville to Miami.

Flagler County’s general aviation airport, the Flagler County Executive Airport (FIN), provides approximately 130 developable acres of both aviation and non-aviation space, including the ability to support industrial/flex developments up to ten acres in size.

 

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THE FLAGLER COUNTY COMPETITIVE EDGE


High-tech companies that locate in Flagler County can control their costs, reduce their tax burden, and plan their growth in a stable environment. We offer personal attention, a lower cost of operation, the benefit of a skilled workforce, and customized training programs to support your growth. Flagler County is located in the strongest economic corridor in Florida with convenient access to road, rail and runway. Interstate Highway 95 and U.S. Route 1 run from the northernmost point to the southernmost point of the county with three access ramps to Interstate 95. All paths meet in Flagler County. Business Concierge Services We understand the intricacies of business, as such; our level of assistance and attention to detail is unparalleled. Our “Business Concierge” approach includes award-winning employee recruitment programs, creative incentive programs, personalized permitting processes, and cluster-marketing programs all designed to assist in maximizing your productivity and increasing your bottom-line. Business Retention And Expansion (BR&E) Program We’re with you for the long run – a healthy, vibrant local economy depends on the well-being of local businesses. Our BR&E program maintains a dialogue between the local businesses, eco­nomic development entities, and state and local decision makers. Effective communication and long term partner­ships that result in proactive identifica­tion and resolution of industry-related issues, concerns and opportunities.




HIGH-TECHNOLOGY





COMPETITIVE INCENTIVE PROGRAMS


We are aggressively seeking to expand the local economy and offer competitive performance-based incentive programs. Combined with Florida’s business advantages and excellent quality of life, our cost competitive environment creates an unbeatable value proposition for both business owners and employees alike. Click Here To View Incentive Programs




COMPETITIVE COST OF DOING BUSINESS


Florida is ranked as a top business location by site selectors. It offers affordable land, labor and capital. Flagler County is extremely compet­itive within the State of Florida. We provide an environment where the cost of doing business is even more advantageous. Cost-Effective Tax & Wage Structure We have a busi­ness-friendly tax climate, no State income tax, and our average annual wage is less than the national average. Here, even NO is a good thing! Favorable Cost-of-Living and Unsurpassed Quality-of-Life You and your employees will appreciate Flagler’s favorable cost-of-living while enjoying the benefits of our resort-like lifestyle. Foreign Trade Zone (FTC) – Importing and Exporting Flagler County is located within 90 minutes of three international deep-water ports. The Flagler County is part of the Foreign Trade Zone #198, a federally designated restrict­ed-access site that offers special administrative treatment of U.S. imports and exports. This designation may allow your busi­ness to delay, reduce or eliminate the duty payments on foreign merchandise. This designation provides for: Duty Deferral (pay only when the goods are transferred out of the zone), Duty Elimination (customs duties can be eliminated if goods are re-exported from the FTZ to another country), Inverted Tariff Relief (the location of the processing allows savings from use of the lower tariff rate), Ad Valorem Tax Exemption (merchan­dise imported and held in an FTZ for storage, sale, exhibition, processing, repackaging, assembly or distribution exempt from state and local Ad Valorem taxes).




SKILLED WORKFORCE, TRAINING INCENTIVES & TALENT PIPELINE


Nothing is more important to a company’s success than its workforce. Our geography provides access to 450,000+ potential employees. Nearby Colleges, Universities, and Technical Institutes Flagler County businesses benefit from the close proximity to major universities, as well as, respected technical schools. Your company can draw from an experienced workforce as well as recent graduated from local technical colleges and programs such as Flagler Technical Institute (FTI) and Daytona State College (DSC), which offers multiple STEM degree programs. Click here for the list of nearby colleges Training Incentive Programs Flagler County offers a number of workforce training incentive programs through CareerSource Flagler-Volusia and Daytona State College. The programs are designed to provide customized workforce assistance and training, programs include:

  • On-the-Job Training
  • Experience Pays, Cash Reimbursement
  • Employee Recruitment Services
Additionally, if the demand exists, Daytona State College staff can create a customized course curriculum to fit your company’s requirements. Talent Pipeline
  • Flagship Schools
  • Talent Recruitment Program




PROXIMITY TO INNOVATION


Flagler County is the northernmost tip of Florida’s High Tech Corridor, a regional economic development initiative whose mission is to grow the technology industry and inno­vation in the region through research, workforce and marketing partnerships. This provides an estab­lished research pipeline and partner. Our technolo­gy-rich region is drawn together by its three research universities.




MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORTATION NETWORK


Companies operate efficiently and effectively via the County’s multi-modal transportation network—rail, highway, air, and sea. Our newly renovated Executive Airport provides one 5,500-foot runway, one 5,000-ft runway, and a 3,000-ft water runway. Airport Access Flagler County is home to a private aircraft and corporate jet facility. Additionally, there are four major airports that serve the area with minimal traffic and easy access, Orlando International Airport, Jacksonville International Airport, Sanford Orlando International Airport, and Daytona Beach International Airport. Combined, these airports have non-stop service to 85 U.S. destinations and 28 countries. Only Las Vegas has non-stop service to more major U.S. markets than Orlando International Airport. Highway Network Highway accessibility in Flagler County is easy and quick. Within minutes, you can access Interstate 95 and Interstate 4 corridors, Routes 1 and 100, or rail that traverses through the County. Rail FL East Coast Railway traverses Flagler County north to south, parallel to U.S. Highway 1. Easy Port Accessibility Flagler County is located at the midpoint between JAXPort and Port Canaveral. JAXPORT is a full-service, international trade seaport that handles containerized cargo, automobiles, boats, construction equipment, dry and liquid bulks and over-sized cargoes. Port Canaveral is a cruise, cargo and naval port within 70 minutes of Flagler County. The port transships items for land, sea, air and space. Both Ports are Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs). Port Canaveral is among the largest general purpose FTZs in the nation – over 5 square miles.




FIBER OPTICS, INTERNET REDUNDANCY & SECURITY


Consistent reliability, higher speeds and dedicated bandwidth give businesses that locate in Flagler County a distinct technological advantage. Fiber optics internet is the preferred choice for national and international businesses that require a fast, reli­able, secure internet connection.




RELIABLE POWER


Florida Power and Light (FPL) FPL is the most reliable and cost-effective electric utility in Florida and is recognized as having the best compre­hensive reliability performance in the nation. It cur­rently serves many mission critical facilities offering absolute redundancies and provides 100% reliability to those customers. FPL is also the most cost effective electric utility in Florida. TECO Gas TECO natural gas supplier services Flagler County through their local distribution system and offers the most reliable and reasonable rates in Florida.




CORPORATE/INDUSTRIAL PARKS & AVAILABLE BUILDINGS & LAND


Corporate/Industrial Parks

  • Commerce Park
  • Hargrove Grade Industrial Park
  • Steel Rail Industrial Park
  • Favoretta Industrial Park
  • Flagler Executive Airport Commerce Park
  • Highway U.S. 1 Commerce Park





 

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THE FLAGLER COMPETITIVE EDGE


Life Science companies that locate in Flagler County can control their costs, reduce their tax burden, and plan their growth in a stable environment. We offer personal attention, a lower cost of operation, the benefit of a skilled workforce, and customized training programs to support your growth. Flagler County is located in the strongest economic corridor in Florida with convenient access to road, rail, and runway. Interstate Highway 95 and U.S. Route 1 run from the northernmost point to the southernmost point of the county with three access ramps to Interstate 95. All paths meet in Flagler County. Business Concierge Services We understand the intricacies of business, as such; our level of assistance and attention to detail is unparalleled. Our “Business Concierge” approach includes award-winning employee recruitment programs, creative incentive programs, personalized permitting processes, and cluster-marketing programs all designed to assist in maximizing your productivity and increasing your bottom-line. Business Retention And Expansion Program (Br&E) Our partnership with you is a long-term investment. A vibrant economy depends on the well-being and growth of local business. Therefore, our BR&E program creates partnerships between business, government and local decision-makers to identify and address industry-related issues, concerns and opportunities. Your success is our goal.




CREATIVE INCENTIVE PROGRAMS


We are aggressively seeking to expand the local economy and offer competitive performance-based incentive programs. Combined with Florida’s business advantages and excellent quality of life, our cost competitive environment creates an unbeatable value proposition for both business owners and employees alike. Click Here To View Incentive Programs




COMPETITIVE COST OF DOING BUSINESS


Florida is ranked as a top business location by site selectors. It offers affordable land, labor and capital. Flagler County is an extremely competitive location within the State of Florida. We provide an environment where the cost of doing business is even more advantageous. Cost-Effective Tax & Wage Structure We have a business-friendly tax climate, no State income tax, and our average annual wage is less than the national average. Here, even NO is a good thing! Favorable Cost-Of-Living And Unsurpassed Quality-Of-Life You and your employees will appreciate Flagler’s favorable cost-of-living while enjoying the benefits of our resort-like lifestyle. Nothing is more important to a company’s success than its workforce. Our economic geography provides access to 450,000+ potential employees.




SKILLED WORKFORCE, TRAINING INCENTIVES & TALENT PIPELINE


Nothing is more important to a company’s success than its workforce. Our economic geography provides access to 450,000+ potential employees. Nearby Colleges, Universities, and Technical Institutes Flagler County businesses benefit from the close proximity to major universities, as well as, respected technical schools. Your company can draw from an experienced workforce as well as recent graduates from local technical colleges and programs such as Flagler Technical Institute (FTI) and Daytona State College (DSC), which both offer health science programs. Click here for a list of nearby colleges. Training Incentive Programs Flagler County offers a number of workforce training incentive programs through CareerSource Flagler-Volusia and Daytona State College. The programs are designed to provide customized workforce assistance and training, programs include:

  • On-the-Job Training
  • Experience Pays, Cash Reimbursement
  • Employee Recruitment Services
  • Job Fairs
Additionally, if the demand exists, Daytona State College staff can create a customized course curriculum to fit your company’s requirements. Talent Pipeline
  • Flagship Schools
  • Talent Recruitment Program




PROXIMITY TO INNOVATION


Flagler County is the northernmost tip of Florida’s High Tech Corridor, a regional economic development initiative whose mission is to grow the technology industry and innovation in the region through research, workforce, and marketing partnerships. This provides an established research pipeline and partner. Our technology-rich region is drawn together by its three research universities.




MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORTATION NETWORK


Companies operate efficiently and effectively via the County’s multi-modal transportation network—rail, highway, air, and sea. Our newly renovated Executive Airport provides one 5,500-foot runway, one 5,000-ft runway, and a 3,000-ft water runway. Airport Access Flagler County is home to a private aircraft and corporate jet facility. Additionally, there are four major airports that serve the area with minimal traffic and easy access, Orlando International Airport, Jacksonville International Airport, Sanford Orlando International Airport, and Daytona Beach International Airport. Combined, these airports have non-stop service to 85 U.S. destinations and 28 countries. Only Las Vegas has non-stop service to more major U.S. markets than Orlando International Airport. Highway Network Highway accessibility in Flagler County is easy and quick. Within minutes, you can access Interstate 95 and Interstate 4 corridors, Routes 1 and 100, or rail that traverses through the County. Rail FL East Coast Railway traverses Flagler County north to south, parallel to U.S. Highway 1. Easy Port Accessibility Flagler County is located at the midpoint between JAXPort and Port Canaveral. JAXPORT is a full-service, international trade seaport that handles containerized cargo, automobiles, boats, construction equipment, dry and liquid bulks and over-sized cargoes. Port Canaveral is a cruise, cargo and naval port within 70 minutes of Flagler County. The port transships items for land, sea, air and space. Both Ports are Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs). Port Canaveral is among the largest general purpose FTZs in the nation – over 5 square miles.




FIBER OPTICS, INTERNET REDUNDANCY & SECURITY


Consistent reliability, higher speeds and dedicated bandwidth give businesses that locate in Flagler County a distinct technological advantage. Fiber optics internet is the preferred choice for national and international businesses that require a fast, reliable, secure internet connection.




RELIABLE POWER


Florida Power and Light (FPL) FPL is the most reliable and cost-effective electric utility in Florida and is recognized as having the best comprehensive reliability performance in the nation, It currently serves many mission critical facilities offering absolute redundancies and provides 100% reliability to those customers. FPL is also the most cost effective electric utility in Florida. TECO Gas TECO natural gas supplier services Flagler County through their local distribution system and offers the most reliable and reasonable rates in Florida.




CORPORATE/INDUSTRIAL PARKS & AVAILABLE BUILDINGS & LAND


Corporate/Industrial Parks

  • Commerce Park
  • Hargrove Grade Industrial Park
  • Steel Rail Industrial Park
  • Favoretta Industrial Park
  • Flagler Executive Airport Commerce Park
  • Highway U.S. 1 Commerce Park





LIFE SCIENCES

Life Science companies that locate in Flagler County can control their costs, reduce their tax burden, and plan their growth in a stable environment. We offer personal attention, a lower cost of operation, the benefit of a skilled workforce, and customized training programs to support your growth.

 

HIGH TECHNOLOGY

Flagler County is located in the strongest economic corridor in Florida.  Situated along the eastern border of the State, we are the northeastern tip of the Florida High Tech Corridor, the southernmost edge of the JaxUSA, Northeast Florida Regional Economic Development Partnership, and the eastern-most border of the Orlando-Deltona-Daytona Combined Statistical Area.  All paths meet in Flagler County.

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THE FLAGLER COUNTY COMPETITIVE EDGE


High-tech companies that locate in Flagler County can control their costs, reduce their tax burden, and plan their growth in a stable environment. We offer personal attention, a lower cost of operation, the benefit of a skilled workforce, and customized training programs to support your growth. Flagler County is located in the strongest economic corridor in Florida with convenient access to road, rail and runway. Interstate Highway 95 and U.S. Route 1 run from the northernmost point to the southernmost point of the county with three access ramps to Interstate 95. All paths meet in Flagler County. Business Concierge Services We understand the intricacies of business, as such; our level of assistance and attention to detail is unparalleled. Our “Business Concierge” approach includes award-winning employee recruitment programs, creative incentive programs, personalized permitting processes, and cluster-marketing programs all designed to assist in maximizing your productivity and increasing your bottom-line. Business Retention And Expansion (BR&E) Program We’re with you for the long run – a healthy, vibrant local economy depends on the well-being of local businesses. Our BR&E program maintains a dialogue between the local businesses, eco­nomic development entities, and state and local decision makers. Effective communication and long term partner­ships that result in proactive identifica­tion and resolution of industry-related issues, concerns and opportunities.




HIGH-TECHNOLOGY





COMPETITIVE INCENTIVE PROGRAMS


We are aggressively seeking to expand the local economy and offer competitive performance-based incentive programs. Combined with Florida’s business advantages and excellent quality of life, our cost competitive environment creates an unbeatable value proposition for both business owners and employees alike. Click Here To View Incentive Programs




COMPETITIVE COST OF DOING BUSINESS


Florida is ranked as a top business location by site selectors. It offers affordable land, labor and capital. Flagler County is extremely compet­itive within the State of Florida. We provide an environment where the cost of doing business is even more advantageous. Cost-Effective Tax & Wage Structure We have a busi­ness-friendly tax climate, no State income tax, and our average annual wage is less than the national average. Here, even NO is a good thing! Favorable Cost-of-Living and Unsurpassed Quality-of-Life You and your employees will appreciate Flagler’s favorable cost-of-living while enjoying the benefits of our resort-like lifestyle. Foreign Trade Zone (FTC) – Importing and Exporting Flagler County is located within 90 minutes of three international deep-water ports. The Flagler County is part of the Foreign Trade Zone #198, a federally designated restrict­ed-access site that offers special administrative treatment of U.S. imports and exports. This designation may allow your busi­ness to delay, reduce or eliminate the duty payments on foreign merchandise. This designation provides for: Duty Deferral (pay only when the goods are transferred out of the zone), Duty Elimination (customs duties can be eliminated if goods are re-exported from the FTZ to another country), Inverted Tariff Relief (the location of the processing allows savings from use of the lower tariff rate), Ad Valorem Tax Exemption (merchan­dise imported and held in an FTZ for storage, sale, exhibition, processing, repackaging, assembly or distribution exempt from state and local Ad Valorem taxes).




SKILLED WORKFORCE, TRAINING INCENTIVES & TALENT PIPELINE


Nothing is more important to a company’s success than its workforce. Our geography provides access to 450,000+ potential employees. Nearby Colleges, Universities, and Technical Institutes Flagler County businesses benefit from the close proximity to major universities, as well as, respected technical schools. Your company can draw from an experienced workforce as well as recent graduated from local technical colleges and programs such as Flagler Technical Institute (FTI) and Daytona State College (DSC), which offers multiple STEM degree programs. Click here for the list of nearby colleges Training Incentive Programs Flagler County offers a number of workforce training incentive programs through CareerSource Flagler-Volusia and Daytona State College. The programs are designed to provide customized workforce assistance and training, programs include:

  • On-the-Job Training
  • Experience Pays, Cash Reimbursement
  • Employee Recruitment Services
Additionally, if the demand exists, Daytona State College staff can create a customized course curriculum to fit your company’s requirements. Talent Pipeline
  • Flagship Schools
  • Talent Recruitment Program




PROXIMITY TO INNOVATION


Flagler County is the northernmost tip of Florida’s High Tech Corridor, a regional economic development initiative whose mission is to grow the technology industry and inno­vation in the region through research, workforce and marketing partnerships. This provides an estab­lished research pipeline and partner. Our technolo­gy-rich region is drawn together by its three research universities.




MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORTATION NETWORK


Companies operate efficiently and effectively via the County’s multi-modal transportation network—rail, highway, air, and sea. Our newly renovated Executive Airport provides one 5,500-foot runway, one 5,000-ft runway, and a 3,000-ft water runway. Airport Access Flagler County is home to a private aircraft and corporate jet facility. Additionally, there are four major airports that serve the area with minimal traffic and easy access, Orlando International Airport, Jacksonville International Airport, Sanford Orlando International Airport, and Daytona Beach International Airport. Combined, these airports have non-stop service to 85 U.S. destinations and 28 countries. Only Las Vegas has non-stop service to more major U.S. markets than Orlando International Airport. Highway Network Highway accessibility in Flagler County is easy and quick. Within minutes, you can access Interstate 95 and Interstate 4 corridors, Routes 1 and 100, or rail that traverses through the County. Rail FL East Coast Railway traverses Flagler County north to south, parallel to U.S. Highway 1. Easy Port Accessibility Flagler County is located at the midpoint between JAXPort and Port Canaveral. JAXPORT is a full-service, international trade seaport that handles containerized cargo, automobiles, boats, construction equipment, dry and liquid bulks and over-sized cargoes. Port Canaveral is a cruise, cargo and naval port within 70 minutes of Flagler County. The port transships items for land, sea, air and space. Both Ports are Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs). Port Canaveral is among the largest general purpose FTZs in the nation – over 5 square miles.




FIBER OPTICS, INTERNET REDUNDANCY & SECURITY


Consistent reliability, higher speeds and dedicated bandwidth give businesses that locate in Flagler County a distinct technological advantage. Fiber optics internet is the preferred choice for national and international businesses that require a fast, reli­able, secure internet connection.




RELIABLE POWER


Florida Power and Light (FPL) FPL is the most reliable and cost-effective electric utility in Florida and is recognized as having the best compre­hensive reliability performance in the nation. It cur­rently serves many mission critical facilities offering absolute redundancies and provides 100% reliability to those customers. FPL is also the most cost effective electric utility in Florida. TECO Gas TECO natural gas supplier services Flagler County through their local distribution system and offers the most reliable and reasonable rates in Florida.




CORPORATE/INDUSTRIAL PARKS & AVAILABLE BUILDINGS & LAND


Corporate/Industrial Parks

  • Commerce Park
  • Hargrove Grade Industrial Park
  • Steel Rail Industrial Park
  • Favoretta Industrial Park
  • Flagler Executive Airport Commerce Park
  • Highway U.S. 1 Commerce Park





CORPORATE SERVICES

Corporate service oriented companies that locate in Flagler County can control their costs, reduce their tax burden, and plan their growth in a stable environment. We offer personal attention, a lower cost of operation, and the benefit of a skilled workforce to support your growth. Here, you and your employees can enjoy the perfect work/life balance.

 

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THE FLAGLER COUNTY COMPETITIVE EDGE


High-tech companies that locate in Flagler County can control their costs, reduce their tax burden, and plan their growth in a stable environment. We offer personal attention, a lower cost of operation, the benefit of a skilled workforce, and customized training programs to support your growth. Flagler County is located in the strongest economic corridor in Florida with convenient access to road, rail and runway. Interstate Highway 95 and U.S. Route 1 run from the northernmost point to the southernmost point of the county with three access ramps to Interstate 95. All paths meet in Flagler County. Business Concierge Services We understand the intricacies of business, as such; our level of assistance and attention to detail is unparalleled. Our “Business Concierge” approach includes award-winning employee recruitment programs, creative incentive programs, personalized permitting processes, and cluster-marketing programs all designed to assist in maximizing your productivity and increasing your bottom-line. Business Retention And Expansion (BR&E) Program We’re with you for the long run – a healthy, vibrant local economy depends on the well-being of local businesses. Our BR&E program maintains a dialogue between the local businesses, eco­nomic development entities, and state and local decision makers. Effective communication and long term partner­ships that result in proactive identifica­tion and resolution of industry-related issues, concerns and opportunities.




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COMPETITIVE INCENTIVE PROGRAMS


We are aggressively seeking to expand the local economy and offer competitive performance-based incentive programs. Combined with Florida’s business advantages and excellent quality of life, our cost competitive environment creates an unbeatable value proposition for both business owners and employees alike. Click Here To View Incentive Programs




COMPETITIVE COST OF DOING BUSINESS


Florida is ranked as a top business location by site selectors. It offers affordable land, labor and capital. Flagler County is extremely compet­itive within the State of Florida. We provide an environment where the cost of doing business is even more advantageous. Cost-Effective Tax & Wage Structure We have a busi­ness-friendly tax climate, no State income tax, and our average annual wage is less than the national average. Here, even NO is a good thing! Favorable Cost-of-Living and Unsurpassed Quality-of-Life You and your employees will appreciate Flagler’s favorable cost-of-living while enjoying the benefits of our resort-like lifestyle. Foreign Trade Zone (FTC) – Importing and Exporting Flagler County is located within 90 minutes of three international deep-water ports. The Flagler County is part of the Foreign Trade Zone #198, a federally designated restrict­ed-access site that offers special administrative treatment of U.S. imports and exports. This designation may allow your busi­ness to delay, reduce or eliminate the duty payments on foreign merchandise. This designation provides for: Duty Deferral (pay only when the goods are transferred out of the zone), Duty Elimination (customs duties can be eliminated if goods are re-exported from the FTZ to another country), Inverted Tariff Relief (the location of the processing allows savings from use of the lower tariff rate), Ad Valorem Tax Exemption (merchan­dise imported and held in an FTZ for storage, sale, exhibition, processing, repackaging, assembly or distribution exempt from state and local Ad Valorem taxes).




SKILLED WORKFORCE, TRAINING INCENTIVES & TALENT PIPELINE


Nothing is more important to a company’s success than its workforce. Our geography provides access to 450,000+ potential employees. Nearby Colleges, Universities, and Technical Institutes Flagler County businesses benefit from the close proximity to major universities, as well as, respected technical schools. Your company can draw from an experienced workforce as well as recent graduated from local technical colleges and programs such as Flagler Technical Institute (FTI) and Daytona State College (DSC), which offers multiple STEM degree programs. Click here for the list of nearby colleges Training Incentive Programs Flagler County offers a number of workforce training incentive programs through CareerSource Flagler-Volusia and Daytona State College. The programs are designed to provide customized workforce assistance and training, programs include:

  • On-the-Job Training
  • Experience Pays, Cash Reimbursement
  • Employee Recruitment Services
Additionally, if the demand exists, Daytona State College staff can create a customized course curriculum to fit your company’s requirements. Talent Pipeline
  • Flagship Schools
  • Talent Recruitment Program




PROXIMITY TO INNOVATION


Flagler County is the northernmost tip of Florida’s High Tech Corridor, a regional economic development initiative whose mission is to grow the technology industry and inno­vation in the region through research, workforce and marketing partnerships. This provides an estab­lished research pipeline and partner. Our technolo­gy-rich region is drawn together by its three research universities.




MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORTATION NETWORK


Companies operate efficiently and effectively via the County’s multi-modal transportation network—rail, highway, air, and sea. Our newly renovated Executive Airport provides one 5,500-foot runway, one 5,000-ft runway, and a 3,000-ft water runway. Airport Access Flagler County is home to a private aircraft and corporate jet facility. Additionally, there are four major airports that serve the area with minimal traffic and easy access, Orlando International Airport, Jacksonville International Airport, Sanford Orlando International Airport, and Daytona Beach International Airport. Combined, these airports have non-stop service to 85 U.S. destinations and 28 countries. Only Las Vegas has non-stop service to more major U.S. markets than Orlando International Airport. Highway Network Highway accessibility in Flagler County is easy and quick. Within minutes, you can access Interstate 95 and Interstate 4 corridors, Routes 1 and 100, or rail that traverses through the County. Rail FL East Coast Railway traverses Flagler County north to south, parallel to U.S. Highway 1. Easy Port Accessibility Flagler County is located at the midpoint between JAXPort and Port Canaveral. JAXPORT is a full-service, international trade seaport that handles containerized cargo, automobiles, boats, construction equipment, dry and liquid bulks and over-sized cargoes. Port Canaveral is a cruise, cargo and naval port within 70 minutes of Flagler County. The port transships items for land, sea, air and space. Both Ports are Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs). Port Canaveral is among the largest general purpose FTZs in the nation – over 5 square miles.




FIBER OPTICS, INTERNET REDUNDANCY & SECURITY


Consistent reliability, higher speeds and dedicated bandwidth give businesses that locate in Flagler County a distinct technological advantage. Fiber optics internet is the preferred choice for national and international businesses that require a fast, reli­able, secure internet connection.




RELIABLE POWER


Florida Power and Light (FPL) FPL is the most reliable and cost-effective electric utility in Florida and is recognized as having the best compre­hensive reliability performance in the nation. It cur­rently serves many mission critical facilities offering absolute redundancies and provides 100% reliability to those customers. FPL is also the most cost effective electric utility in Florida. TECO Gas TECO natural gas supplier services Flagler County through their local distribution system and offers the most reliable and reasonable rates in Florida.




CORPORATE/INDUSTRIAL PARKS & AVAILABLE BUILDINGS & LAND


Corporate/Industrial Parks

  • Commerce Park
  • Hargrove Grade Industrial Park
  • Steel Rail Industrial Park
  • Favoretta Industrial Park
  • Flagler Executive Airport Commerce Park
  • Highway U.S. 1 Commerce Park