Tallahassee-Leon County is

Floridas Capital for Business

Fostering Creativity and Innovation

As the capital of the third-largest state in the U.S., 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. People and businesses are choosing us for the affordable cost of living, high-quality universities, research and development innovations, fabulous parks, and green spaces with close proximity to world-class beaches. So what are you waiting for? Join Florida’s Capital for Business.

Bottom Line Advantages

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

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

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 percent of the population with an Associate degree or higher our local economy is fueled by fresh ideas and intellectual capital.


Cristina Paredes, CEcD

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.

Your source for vital business information During COVID-19 Response and Recovery

The OEV team is committed to working with you to ensure that our community remains resilient. We are your most vital source for business resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage you to reach out to us with any questions that you may have regarding business support and resources: info@oevforbusiness.org.

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December 1, 2020

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 […]

December 2, 2020

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, recommend improvements to improve competitiveness and engage members of the Economic Vitality Competitiveness Council to pursue specific objectives […]