Central Florida, and Orlando specifically, are experiencing explosive growth. With one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, an affordable housing index and tax-friendly environment, Orlando continues to be one of the leading real estate markets in North America. Millions of dollars are being spent in the Orlando area on infrastructure in anticipation of record growth and to retain the title of “Leading Vacation Destination in The World.” But the area is attracting more than just tourists. Major companies are finding the combination of low taxes, high quality workforce, top-rated schools and of course, the Florida sunshine, make Central Florida an attractive place to relocate to and invest in. Orlando has made major strides in attracting substantial developments in the healthcare, education, high tech, clean energy, manufacturing and aerospace industries.
Central Florida is known around the world for its balmy weather. The state’s mild winters have made it a haven for retirees and outdoor enthusiasts. Summers are sunny and warm with showers providing much appreciated relief during the rainy season. Coastal areas also experience gentle breezes during the summer.
Number of people who move to Florida each day — 1,000
Number of major commercial airports — 19
Number of international airports — 12
Number of deep-water ports — 14
Miles of sand beaches — 1,200
Miles of coastline — 1,800
Number of golf courses — 1,250