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ELEVATE YOUR BUSINESS IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY

Located in the center of the Sunshine State, Highlands County’s inland location provides quick connectivity to Florida’s metro markets with ample room for growth and operating costs that are 12 to 15 percent lower than nearby metro areas. Highlands County offers a robust, regional workforce of 125,000 and a talent pipeline of more than 22,000 students are located within an hour’s drive. Match this with quality infrastructure, a foreign trade zone, competitive business climate, and picturesque hometowns like Sebring, Avon Park and Lake Placid, you’ll soon want to make Highlands County your new home.

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Stay on top of the latest Highlands County Economic Development News, Events and Meeting Notes.

Highlands County Enhances Digital Economic Development Efforts

Highlands County Enhances Digital Economic Development Efforts

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Hurricane Irma Information for Highlands County Business Damage Assessment and Business Recovery

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Hurricane Irma | Business & Disaster Recovery Resources

Whether you’re launching your career or the business venture of your dreams, Highlands County is the ideal place to do it

Looking for the perfect place to launch your company, find amazing talent, and gain easy access to business
leaders who can help you grow? Welcome to Highlands County.

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Contact Us

 

  • Phone Number :
    Taylor Benson:  863.402.6924
  • Email :
    tbenson@hcbcc.org
  • Address :

    Office of Economic Development
    Highlands County Board of County Commissioners

    501 South Commerce Avenue

    Sebring, FL 33870


OUR MISSION

Enhance the quality of life in Highlands County by attracting a diversity of new businesses; increasing industrial investment while facilitating the retention and successful expansion of existing business and industry.

Keep In Touch

Economic Development
Highlands County Board of County Commissioners
(E) tbenson@hcbcc.org
(P) 863.402.6924
(F) 863.402.6651