Why Do Business in Lake Nona?

“Lake Nona: How to Build a Great American City.”
– FORTUNE Magazine

January 01, 2020

In Lake Nona, a business makes an impact – not only on economic value but through the values they build with their people.

This is a place where business meets an ecosystem of partnership and collaboration, and where institutions, people and businesses thrive.

Lake Nona has a lot to offer. As one of the first gigabit communities in the nation, we have unmatched broadband capacities and have been named by Cisco as one of only nine Iconic Smart + Connected communities in the world.

Advanced and innovative technology is the hallmark of Lake Nona, but it is just one of many attributes of our thriving community. We are located in a business friendly environment, have access to an educated and thriving labor force, and have space to grow.

Lake Nona
01. Lake Nona is Business-Friendly:
  • 17-square-mile community, master planned by a privately owned developer
  • Lease, own, build-to-suit opportunities
  • 9 minutes from Orlando International Airport and regional multi-modal transit hub
  • Educated and technical workforce (#1 fastest growing job market, U.S. Department of Labor, 2017)
  • 0% personal income tax in Florida
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02. Lake Nona is People-Friendly:
  • A community dedicated to wellbeing with positive heath designed into every aspect of the master plan
  • Outstanding Housing with Multiple Price-points and Product Types
  • Affordable place to live (98.2 cost of living index score)
  • 0% personal income tax in Florida
  • 20 minutes to downtown Orlando, 35 minutes to Atlantic beaches
  • Pre-K to PhD on campus
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03. Lake Nona is Innovation-Friendly:
  • Home to nation’s first sports and health technology accelerator program – leAD Lake Nona Sports & Health Tech Accelerator
  • University of Central Florida (UCF) Ranks Among the Nation’s Top 10 Most Innovative Universities (1)
  • UCF is #1 in the nation for supplying graduates to the U.S. aerospace and defense industries. (2)
  • Robust fiber infrastructure and ready for integration with 5G
  • Lake Nona is home to Orlando’s first Wired Certified office building, ensuring access to reliable, best-in-class technology assets, high-speed connectivity and multiple redundancies that are critical for businesses to operate.
  • Living lab

Lake Nona has a lot to offer. To you, your business, and your people.

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