Competitive Advantages

edc-competitive-advantagesWhy Southwest Florida? The Bonita Springs and Estero area’s quality of life and pro-business environment is unmatched anywhere else in the state. We create jobs, advocate for business friendly legislation, connect with our educators to embrace necessary change, and invest in the community to generate economic growth and prosperity.

Lee County was recently ranked in the top 10 of the nation’s fastest-growing metro areas thanks to the relocation of major companies such as The Hertz Corporation. This growth reflects the popularity and success of the pro-business policies enacted in the past few years.

The Quality of Life

comp-QLThe Bonita Springs and Estero region’s quality of life is unmatched, anywhere! People come here seasonally from all over the world for a reason, and although the gorgeous beaches are a significant highlight, it is more about the sense of place and laid-back lifestyle. The fact that you can work hard and relax as though you are on vacation every day is a huge quality of life bonus. We love to be outdoors with clean air and sunshine and think you and your family deserve to enjoy it, too.

Florida Has No Income Tax!

income-taxFlorida has one of the best business environments in the entire United States and has no personal income tax. We provide a huge market and business-friendly legislature focused on helping companies grow. Florida consistently ranks as one of the best places to conduct business because we offer a more competitive cost of doing business, strong collaborative relationships with our state agencies, and expedited permitting.

Why Bonita Springs – Estero Is The Place To Be In Florida

Why-bonitaAs a leading location for job growth, Bonita Springs and Estero offer a strong and growing work force. Lee County’s population grew by more than 40 percent between 2000 and 2010 and is projected to increase at an average of 18 percent per year, making it one of the fastest-growing regions in the nation. Additionally, Lee County is strategically located between Miami and Tampa on I-75, with Bonita Springs and Estero located only 10 -15 minutes away from the modern and efficient Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW.)