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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September 27, 2021

Leon County and the City of Tallahassee created the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency in accordance with Florida Statutes Section 163.01(7). The Intergovernmental Agency Board of Directors, comprised of the Leon County Board of County Commissioners and the Tallahassee City Commission, provides leadership of the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency and implements the programs and projects of the Office of Economic Vitality. Meeting Agendas Intergovernmental […]

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