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For those who enjoy an idyllic location year round, Indian River County, Florida offers the best of both worlds: a desirable location for business and pleasure with a balance that helps build your business in the sun.

Those who live, work or visit here find that our communities are safe, modern and loaded with ecological, cultural, educational and technological amenities. Our county also offers a cost-competitive place to grow or expand your business, with lease rates averaging $6-$12 per square foot for your build-to-suit site.  Click
here to see all the quality of life amenities available to visitors and residents alike.

Indian River County has a friendly, unpretentious atmosphere. Centrally located 70 miles south of the Kennedy Space Center and an hour’s drive north of West Palm Beach, our 503 square miles contain 22 miles of unspoiled beaches, groves of renowned Indian River grapefruit, immaculate oceanfront estates and riverfront communities - free from urban sprawl and congestion.  We are located within a 3-hour drive of 17.9 million potential customers - 90% of Florida’s population.
here to enjoy a brief video which provides a visual overview of Indian River County.

Florida Scorecard infographic. Follow the link for more information.The Florida Chamber Foundation has created "The Florida Scorecard", an online tool that identifies and tracks key metrics that are important to Florida’s economy today and into the future. The Florida Scorecard gives stakeholders the power to measure progress on a statewide level and within their own communities.  We invite you to view our Indian River County Scorecard . All the data is updated regularly.

The county also offers:

  •  - access to other Florida markets as well as national and international markets via  interstate highways and multimodal transportation

  • - advanced industries from aviation/aerospace to aquaculture

  •  - world-renowned agricultural products and recreational opportunities

  •  - research, emerging tech, life sciences and specialty healthcare industries

  • - a bicycle-friendly community, as recognized by the League of American Bicyclists 

All of the above in one of the most desirable climates in the country, for recreation and for business.  Our unique setting includes an emphasis on low scale buildings, plenty of access to public beaches, and a host of community amenities. Relatively low labor costs and inexpensive building sites - averaging $3-$6 per square foot for build-to-suit sites - plus the absence of state income tax and one of the lowest property tax rates in Florida, continue to attract industry.

The Indian River County Chamber of Commerce is the designated organization for economic development and for tourism.  If you are looking for personal assistance and site information for your business, contact Helene Caseltine, the Chamber's Economic Development Director, at 772-567-3491 or email her at Our community is prepared to make your business expansion or relocation plans easy and rewarding.

Business retention/expansion is a crucial component of our economic development program.  With that in mind, we recently celebrated the successes of local businesses at our annual Industry Apprecation Awards event at the Indian River State College Richardson Center.  We invite you to visit our Business Assistance page on this website for more details about the program and see who were our 2021 award recipients.

The Chamber also offers an opportunity for local businesses to invest in our economic development activities through our Economic Leadership Alliance program.  Click
here for details on becoming more involved and for a list of current investors.

Call or email Helene Caseltine, Economic Development Director, 772-567-3491 or - we look forward to meeting you!



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