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.

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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.

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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April 8, 2021

From driving innovation to promoting social change, entrepreneurship plays a major role in the economy of our city, state, and nation. Entrepreneurship enhances economic growth, creates job opportunities, and enables new markets to be developed through the unique offerings of new goods and services. Great innovators have the ability to change the world for the […]

Dan Lucas, Division Coordinator Tallahassee’s universities have a constant flow of incoming students and outgoing graduates. Florida State University and Florida A&M University together account for around 80% of the 65,000 students enrolled in higher education in Leon County. According to data from the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida, about […]

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May 5, 2021

All businesses face a certain amount of risk. Whether the risks are in the form of financial risks, operational risks or reputational risks, as a small business owner, it is vital to the success of your company to accurately assess risk factors. During this webinar, you will understand the various risks your company may face […]

May 12, 2021

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.