Our Economic Development Strategy
Our economic development strategy has three elements.
- Attract and support high quality enterprise.
- Encourage invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
- Provide economic opportunity for all.
An Optimistic Future
The future of Orange County is filled with optimism as we continue to drive smart economic growth as one of the highest performing regions in Florida, the nation, and around the world.
Our skilled workforce, excellent quality of life, new cutting-edge Medical City and vast concentration of locally headquartered Fortune 500 companies makes us the best place to live, work, and play.
PLACES TO LIVE IN THE NATION
- U.S. News & World Report
VISITORS IN 2015
- Visit Orlando
IN THE NATION FOR JOB CREATION AND WAGE GROWTH FOR MILLION+ SIZED CITIES
- Orlando Economic Partnership
MORE THAN $109 BILLION
COUNTRYWIDE PROPERTY VALUE GREW BY 9.2% IN 2016
- Orange County Office of Management & Budget
127,000 NEW JOBS CEATED
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE HAS DROPPED FROM A HIGH OF 11.0% IN NOVEMBER 2010 TO 4.2% IN FEBRUARY 2017
- Orange County Government
WHERE TO INVEST IN HOUSING IN 2017
TOP 10 CITIES
AMERICANS ARE MOVING TO RIGHT NOW
PASSENGERS THROUGH ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN 2016 - AN 8% INCREASE FROM 2015
- Greater Orlando Aviation Authority