A World of Opportunity
With Plenty of Room to Grow
is not only a tourism capital of Florida; it is fast
becoming a preferred region for corporate relocation
and expansion across all industries.
high-tech manufacturing and high-end customer support
centers, to corporate headquarters and agri-centers,
Metro Orlando's industry mix is distinctive and diverse.
Recognizing this region's strategic advantages as a
hub for global commerce, more and more major employers
have a presence there.
"Unthinkable Move?" Not Any Longer.
Headquarter Relocations from Outside the Region
Finally Found the American South in 2003
1975 to 2002, only three Fortune 500 companies
relocated their headquarters to markets in the
American South. From Jan. 1, 2003 to Dec. 1, 2003,
or in just 11 months, three Fortune 500 companies
and a host of other large corporations announced
they would relocate their headquarters to the
American South from other U.S. regions.
Hot Springs, Arkansas
The Mississippi Coast
Aiken/Edgefield Counties, SC
Roanoke Valley, Virginia
Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas
Greater Richmond, Virginia
Georgetown County, South Carolina
MidAmerica Industrial Park
Northeast Tennessee Valley