Tallahassee-Leon County is

Floridas Capital for Business

UnparalLelED OpportunitY

As the capital of the third-largest state in the U.S. and the Magnetic Capital of the World, both well-established global corporations and startup companies call Tallahassee-Leon County home. Located in the Florida Panhandle, our community is easily accessible by interstate, air, or rail as it is just a couple hours from deep sea ports via Interstate 10 (the fourth-longest interstate in the U.S.) and Florida Gulf and Atlantic Rail. Join Florida’s Capital for Business.

Bottom Line Advantages:

No state income tax

Through local and state resources, there are programs that are focused on assisting companies in Tallahassee-Leon County to grow and expand. Looking for tax credits, help accessing financial assistance or customizing a workforce training program? We can help. We are here to help you find the networks and resources you need to succeed.

The Data That Matters:

Over 80 Decision-making metrics

The Office of Economic Vitality is the region’s most comprehensive economic data source. Our dedicated team of expert analysts track over 80 metrics, including employment, taxable sales and gross domestic product (GDP). We make them easily available to help you make informed decisions about your business.

Talent Lives Here:

56% with an Associate’s degree or higher

With top-ranked research universities and colleges, exceptional workforce training programs, and a strong K-12 pipeline nothing compares to the talent in Tallahassee-Leon County. With more than 56% of the population with an Associate’s degree or higher, our local economy is fueled by fresh ideas and intellectual capital.

Get In TOUCH

Cristina Paredes, CEcD
Director

The Office of Economic Vitality is here to answer any questions you may have, provide you with more information, and create an effective solution for your relocation, expansion, and business needs.

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May 26, 2022

Focused on setting the highest standard in public service, Leon County received 9 national Achievement Awards for exceptional County programs and services from the National Association of Counties (NACo), bringing the County’s total to 95 NACo awards since 2013. Annually, NACo seeks to recognize innovative county government programs from across the nation. With awards in

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March 23, 2022

This 5-minute survey is a part of Tallahassee-Leon County’s Local Technology Planning Team’s Broadband Initiative to determine the Internet/broadband needs for ALL residents and businesses of Leon County. Please have a person in your household/business who is 18 years or older and makes household/business decisions about technology or the internet complete the survey. We value

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August 24, 2022

The Economic Vitality Leadership Council is responsible for meeting quarterly to increase the community’s competitiveness across the six economic development initiatives, provide advice upon implementation of the strategic plan, encourage collaboration across all sectors of the community, and recommend improvements to improve competitiveness.            

August 24, 2022

The Minority, Women, and Small Business Enterprise (MWSBE) Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CAC) explores strategies for engaging and empowering MWSBEs to meet goals identified in the Economic Development Strategic Plan. This citizen-led committee provides critical input, oversight, and transparency toward OEV’s MWSBE goal attainment, and will form subcommittees and a task force to determine milestones and

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