Lake County, Florida.

Businesses ranging from international distribution companies to entrepreneurial start-ups find Lake County’s strategic location in Central Florida to be an unparalleled advantage. The region’s workforce is able to choose from a wide range of small-town communities but enjoy the benefits of being located within two major growing MSAs – Orlando and Ocala.


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2 Source: JobsEQ®; Data as of 2022Q4

Lake County is strategically located in the heart of Florida, just northwest of Orlando. The region boasts easy access to major transportation networks, including several major highways such as the Florida Turnpike and U.S. Route 441 – reaching more than 50 million people in a 500 mile radius1. Additionally, several international airports are nearby such as Orlando International (45 minutes away), Sanford International (1 hour away), Daytona Beach International (1 hour, 15 minutes away) and Tampa International (1 hour 45 minutes away).

MCO » Orlando International
SFB » Sanford International
DAB » Daytona Beach International
TPA » Tampa International
LEE » Leesburg International

Orlando International Airport (MCO) offers service to 151 destinations, including 50 internationally.

Direct flights are available from MCO to major transportation hubs including NYC, Atlanta, Charlotte, D.C., Dallas, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, South America and more.

Tampa International Airport (TPA) offers nearly 300 departures per day to 93 destinations including NYC, Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Boston.

Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) offers service to 74 destinations.

We offer a lower cost of doing business compared to larger metropolitan areas without sacrificing access, growth or skill.2

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2Source: JobsEQ®; Data as of 2022Q4