Martin County Economic Advantages

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Top 10 economic advantages to locate and expand in Martin County Florida

 

1. Optimal location: Martin County FL is ideally located near major ports and highways.

 

2. Skilled workforce: Martin County boasts higher-than-average education levels and local institutions of higher learning that offer substantive, relevant training programs.  "As CEO of the largest employer in Martin County and an eight time Top 100 Hospital, I can proudly say that Martin County  provides the business environment to recruit and retain a great work force that has many opportunities to expand their skills through the excellent education system of k-12, college, universities and technical training programs in our region," said Mark Robitaille, CEO of Martin Health System.

 

3. Top-tier schools: Our school district has earned an "A" rating every year since 2002.  Jensen Beach High School, Martin County High School and South Fork High School have been listed on Newsweek's America's Best High Schools.  Additionally, Martin County is home to the 2012 World Robotics Team Champions.

 

4. High-tech infrastructure: "Martin County is well-positioned to take business to the next level," Tammy Simoneau, executive director of the Economic Council of Martin County, said. "Our high-speed, broadband network allows companies to conduct business from anywhere in the county to anywhere in the world. We're a true hub for global business."

 

5. Quality of life: Whether you're a golfer, boater, shopper, art-lover or foodie, you'll find your place - and your people - in Martin County FL.

 

6. First-rate health care: Martin County's health care system ranks among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide.

 

7. Affordable housing: Compared to neighboring counties in Florida and outside the state, Martin County real estate offers high value at competitive prices.

 

8. Pro-business taxes and incentives: Our state's tax climate makes our state profitable for every type of business.

 

9. Award-winning business community: Martin County companies are routinely honored for their outstanding contributions to the state's economic growth.

 

10. Ongoing support: MARTINConnects, our Business Retention and Expansion Program, has so far helped targeted businesses create more than 2,000 jobs and invest more than $58 million.