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Okeechobee County Economic Development Corporation | 2229 NW 9th Ave Okeechobee, FL 34972 | P: 1 (863) 357-2334 | E:
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The ideal location for success!

Okeechobee County sits on the North shore of Lake Okeechobee, the largest freshwater lake wholly within one state in the United States, 731 square miles. The Hitchiti Indians called it ‘Oki-Chubi,’ or ‘big water.’ Today, Okeechobee County offers big opportunity for growing business.

Our location makes Okeechobee County the gateway to South Florida. With convenient access to both the East and West Coast of Florida and all of Central Florida it puts you in the center of  the land for business success.  That starts with easy access to Florida’s fast-growing population of 20 million+. Major markets from Miami to Orlando to Tampa are quickly reached on state and interstate highways. There is Class 1 rail service from CSX. You can fly people and products out of eight international airports and ship domestically or globally through international seaports including Port Miami, Port Everglades and Port Manatee for direct access to the enhanced Panama Canal. The Okeechobee Waterway connects the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Interested in saving money for your company? Overall costs in Okeechobee County are 12% lower than crowded metro areas. On top of that, we offer a robust workforce; abundant, affordable acreage; and very attractive local incentives. In Okeechobee County, you can enjoy 250+ days of sunshine a year in a beautiful rural setting just a short drive from urban offerings on the east or west coast. Let’s talk about big opportunities for your company. Contact the Okeechobee Economic Development Corporation today.


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In addition to incentives aimed at stimulating economic activity, Florida ranks as one of the best states to run a business because of its pro-business state tax policies.

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