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Florida’s Rising Region

North Central Florida is simply the premier region in the Southeast where companies and investors, both foreign and domestic, can achieve maximum success related to their immediate and long-term business vision and objectives. The region’s vast amount of undeveloped and affordable land and the abundance of excellent and accessible transportation infrastructure present a range of robust and creative options for maximizing a company’s or investor’s Return on Investment (ROI) and their ability to compete globally. This infrastructure includes Interstates 10 and 75, numerous four-lane highways, multiple rail facilities, accessible international, regional and local airports, and multiple seaports including the Port of Jacksonville. The 15-county region, covering over 9,100 square miles provides unlimited opportunity for a diversity of industries seeking to locate or expand their business regardless of scale and size. The counties comprising the region include Baker, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Putnam, Suwannee, Taylor, and Union counties.


View our interactive map and explore the many assets of the North Florida region. Transportation, Industrial Sites, and more. Explore


Each of the counties served by the NFEDP, provide their own unique opportunities.
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Locate the perfect property for your business or organization with our interactive property map.
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Welcome to North Florida. We connect Florida to America and we connect your company to a world of opportunity. With fifteen counties, nine thousand square miles of land and worldclass infrastructure, North Florida is a hot spot for business growth.

North Florida is perfect for business. But don’t take our word for it. Look at the companies working here.

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Port Citrus Industrial Complex, Inglis, FL
Central Florida Gulf Coast – Citrus County, FLOwnership: Citrus Mining and Timber, Inc.Zoning: 124 Acres Port Industrial, 256 Acres Port, 136 Acres Port CommercialOpportunity: 516 acres of Port Industrial Complex with direct barge access to the Gulf of Mexico. Complex…
Inverness Airport Business Park, Inverness, FL
Ownership:  Citrus CountyZoning: Light IndustrialOpportunity: 76 acres adjacent to the Inverness Airport for lease with a 5,000-foot runway and a new Fixed Based Operator Terminal.  Tract situated 30 minutes from I-75 in the northern part of Citrus County.The Business Park…
Holder Industrial Park, Hernando, FL
Ownership:  Deltona CorporationZoning: Rezoning to Industrial in ProgressOpportunity: Large 545+/- acres, approximately 350 acres developable.  Tract situated 20 minutes from I-75 in the northern part of Citrus County. The property is vacant and ready for the development of an industrial…
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Bradford County Enterprise Park, Starke, FL
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20250 NE 50th Street_Parcel 1, Williston, FL
57.14 acres north of downtown, on a busy corridor leading to Gainesville or Ocala. Perfect site for rail-served industry, including transloading, warehousing, cold storage, or related. Connector roads from site bypass downtown and provide quick access to interstate (25 minutes…
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717 East Base Street, Madison, FL
Former Aaron Rents space in an existing Food Giant anchored shopping center.  Rent and improvements negotialble
6906 N Lecanto Hwy Beverly Hills, FL 34465, Beverly Hills, FL
Opportunity: Large 193+/- acre development tract situated 20 minutes from I-75 in the northern part of Citrus County. The property is vacant and ready for the development of an industrial site. Limited amount of quality large land tracts in Citrus…
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14149 South East 44TH AVE, Starke, FL
Property features over 6100 sf of office space; 58,000 sf of covered warehouse workspace, and multiple storage sheds and office buildings; 7 heavy duty portable cranes, KVA Transformer, 10,000 kw Generac Generator and two 1000amp 3-Phase Breakers. Access to CSX…
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I-10 Interchange Development Site, Live Oak, FL
Prime I‐10/US‐90 interchange property ideal for a user requiring both I‐10 access as well as possible rail line access. Currently, no spur available but there is 1/2 mile of rail running parallel to the property. Recent improvements to the area…
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17152 46th Trace, Live Oak, FL
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North Florida Mega Industrial Park, Lake City, FL
No minimum acreage purchase required.
News & Events View all
February 19, 2019
Florida Rural Economic Development Summit Presentations
Every presentation from the FREDA Rural Summit is now available to download!
January 14, 2019
Greenville Economic Expansion
On Monday, Jan. 7, Governor Rick Scott announced six awards for more than $18 million in funding from the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund, monies secured by Governor Scott and the Florida Legislature last year.
January 14, 2019
Investors give Dixie County groups $200,000; Promise $800,000 more
Four charitable organizations in Dixie County each accepted $50,000 Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 8) as an investment firm started a five-year plan of donations that will total $1 million in five years.
Success Stories View all
HAECO Expands by Hiring Locally Read More
Suwannee County Airport was recently featured in the Spring edition of the Florida Flyer. Read More
The NFEDP is a model for the successful implementation of rural economic development. Read More
Nature Coast Takes Flight Read More