Tallahassee-Leon County has the

Strongest Economy in the U.S.

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

The Office of Economic Vitality is here to answer questions, provide additional information, and create an effective solution for your relocation, expansion, and business needs. We offer customized assistance from site selection, market research, minority and women business support, and technical assistance. Call on us. We are here for you.

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May 31, 2024

We’re excited to announce that Danfoss unveiled their second expansion in Tallahassee-Leon County earlier this week. Over 100 attendees—including local leadership, descendants of Danfoss founder Mads Clausen, Danfoss executives, and Danfoss customers from across the globe—heard remarks from Danfoss President & CEO Kim Fausing and Ricardo Schneider, President & CEO of Danfoss Turbocor® leading up to a […]

May 16, 2024

In the aftermath of the devastating North Florida tornadoes on May 10, OEV is compiling a comprehensive list of small business recovery resources to assist those impacted. These resources will include information on financial aid, grants, loan programs, technical assistance, and other support services designed to help small businesses rebuild and thrive once again. Check […]

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July 24, 2024

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

July 24, 2024

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. It will form subcommittees and a task force to determine milestones and […]