Whether you are an entrepreneur starting your small business in Osceola County or are an entrepreneur on the second-stage of your business looking for more resources, there are plenty for you - many available at no cost to your business! From workshops to conferences, roundtables to online webinars, there are a number of different ways an entrepreneur can get the tools to continue to grow and make doing business in Osceola County as seamless as possible.
500-acre Technology District will Catalyze Job Creation
Osceola County, Florida – A collaborative vision that lays out how a 500-acre master-planned technology district can grow and develop was presented to County Commissioners on Monday.
After 18 months of work with Osceola leaders and its partners, Perkins + Will presented a masterplan for NeoCity that identifies it becoming a “significant and comprehensive global center for smart sensor, photonics, and nano-technology research and development, big data/predictive analytics, and workforce talent concentration” with a long-term economic output between $25.3 and $28.5 billion.
Founded in 1984, imec is a world-leading nanoelectronics research center based in Leuven, Belgium. With offices in the Netherlands, Taiwan, China, India, and Japan, and more than 3,500 employees worldwide, they are now opening their new research and development design center, at NeoCity in Greater Osceola County, Florida, just outside of the Orlando area.
Main Atrium at Orlando International Airport
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Just across the street from NeoCity and BRIDG, you will find Photon-X, a 3D imaging technology facility focused on industries like entertainment, health care and military simulation. Photon-X uses Spatial Phase Imaging (SPI) to create a 3D surface mesh consisting of millions of combined surface segments. We sat down with CEO Blair Barbour to find out what it’s like to do business in Osceola County.
Being the 18th fastest growing county in the United States, Greater Osceola County is no stranger to growth. But the announcement of these four new projects along Osceola Parkway – an increase of 1,000 jobs or more – is still news we get excited about.
“This is an incredibly exciting time for our community. We are growing steadily and these new additions of the state-of-the-art medical facility, hotel and housing projects only will enhance the lives of Osceola County residents and reinforce our contributions to the overall development of Central Florida,” said Viviana Janer, Osceola County District 2 Commissioner. Take a look at what’s on the horizon for business in Greater Osceola.
Greater Osceola opens its doors to the future with the opening of The Center for Neovation, a 109,654-square-foot facility housing both lab and office space. And when we say lab, we mean top-of-the-line laboratories designed for cutting edge research and development.
What’s on the horizon for the future of business in Osceola County? We’re glad you asked! Take a look at what’s in store for Greater Osceola.
So, you want to relocate or start your business in Osceola County. You will be in good company! In 2012, Osceola County was home to 30,229 businesses, according to the 2012 Survey of Business Owners. The entire region has seen substantial growth since then and your business can be a part of the future of Greater Osceola. You will find that the cities of Kissimmee and St. Cloud and Osceola County pride themselves on growth and business retention in industries like food processing, information technology, advanced manufacturing and photonics, life sciences and allied health, tourism, entertainment and recreation. If you’ve got a knack for it, we’ve got a place for it!
So many factors come into play when you begin to think about a possible relocation. The good news for you is there are some serious benefits to living in Greater Osceola! Read on to discover some of the perks that our residents already enjoy.