North Florida Economic Development Partnership
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Diane Scholz: 850.728.5191 |
Nick Harwell: 850.922.8048 |
  • North Florida Video
    Welcome to North Florida. We connect Florida to America and we connect your company to a world of opportunity.
  • County Partner Wins Award at FEDC
    The Florida Economic Development Council has recognized the Allen Cherry for his achievements as one of Florida’s best economic developers at the 2015 Florida Economic Development Conference.
  • Klausner Bringing 350 Jobs to Suwannee
    Austrian-based Klausner Lumber One Company recently began construction of a high-tech sawmill facility in Suwannee County that when completed will be the largest in North America. The facility brings with it a minimum of 350 permanent jobs and injects $130 million in capital over three years.
  • AMTEC Less-Lethal Systems relocates to Taylor County
    AMTEC Less-Lethal Systems, Inc. has relocated its headquarters, manufacturing operations and over 100 jobs from Bull Shoals, Arkansas to Taylor County, Florida.
  • Ideal Sites For Logistics and Distribution
    Available land with frontage and great access to Interstates 10 and 75 provide the Gateway to siting distribution centers and to move and stage product. Excellent rail access and seaports provide the added value to companies looking to export product nationally and internationally. Contact our staff to learn more and explore these opportunities!
  • A Workforce and Region Built for Manufacturing
    We know who we are in North Central Florida—a region with unmatched work ethic and one committed to being the manufacturing capital of the Southeast! With simply the best and most accessible regional transportation infrastructure in the Southeast, combined with a top five state business climate , and regional land cost and competitive wage structures, we can compete with anyone.
  • Annett Bus Lines opens in Madison
    On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Annett Bus Lines held their grand opening ribbon cutting at their new facility located between Madison and Lee on the I-10 corridor.
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.


Each of the counties served by the NFEDP, provide their own unique opportunities.
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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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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 form I-75 in the northern part of Citrus County. The property is vacant and ready for the development of an industrial complex or multi-use residential site. Limited amount of quality large…
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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…
SOLD - ProLine Building, Crystal River, FL
SOLD - 4,000 SF office, 21,000 SF Dock-High Warehouse The subject is currently zoned PDR. The sudject's acreage is located within a 40 acre industrial tract delineated on the PDR overlay. The use of the land for an office/warehouse structure,…
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17152 46th Trace, Live Oak, FL
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Hwy 90 E, Lake City, FL
No minimum acreage purchase required.
News & Events View all
September 22, 2016
Boundless Success, Aviation and Aerospace
HAECO Americas – Expanding its hangar complex in Lake City with 400 jobs.
July 11, 2016
From London, Governor Scott Announces HAECO Americas Will Add 400 New Jobs in Florida
LONDON, United Kingdom – Today, while attending the Farnborough Air Show, Governor Rick Scott announced that HAECO Americas will be expanding in Lake City, Florida and creating 400 new jobs. This project will bring a $2 million capital investment to Columbia County.
March 25, 2016
Celebrity Chef Art Smith’s Hometown Project Tied to Walt Disney World
Celebrity Chef Art Smith Brings Economic Stimulus to Rural Counties
Success Stories View all
The Putnam County (FL) Chamber of Commerce is the 2014 Chamber of the Year, the most prestigious and competitive annual award presented by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). Read More
The economic development professional services provided by the NFEDP made the difference in our decision to locate in the region! Read More
Suwannee County Airport was recently featured in the Spring edition of the Florida Flyer. Read More
On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Annett Bus Lines held their grand opening ribbon cutting at their new facility located between Madison and Lee.Read More
The NFEDP is a model for the successful implementation of rural economic development. Read More
We can accomplish a lot of projects often ignored by other purely marketing groups. Read More
AMTEC Less-Lethal Systems relocates headquarters and operations to Taylor County Read More
As a small rural community, our partnership with the NFEDP is critical to our economic growth prospects, including gaining national and international exposure and the tremendous technical assistance provided by the NFEDP staff.Read More