Competitive Advantages


Why South Lee County?

South Lee County is located in close proximity to Southwest Florida International Airport, which provides nonstop service to 52 destinations on 15 carriers. Situated along Interstate 75, the area is also within a few hours of Miami, Tampa, Orlando and other major Florida cities.

  • Lee County is home to eight higher education and vocational schools, and more than 35% of county residents have an A.S. degree or higher.
  • The cost of living is much lower than many other major metro areas. Florida has no income tax. The state is ranked number four on the Tax Foundation’s 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index.

Quality of Life

comp-QLSouth Lee County’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 South Lee County Is The Place To Be In Florida

Why-bonitaAs a leading location for job growth, South Lee County offers 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 located only 10 -15 minutes away from the modern and efficient Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW.)