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Why Cape Coral

The City of Cape Coral is growing rapidly. The U.S. Census Bureau reported that the Cape Coral-Fort Myers area is among the highest metro areas in the nation for percentage growth over the last several years. Cape Coral was ranked No. 7 among top metropolitan areas in percentage growth from 2010 to 2018, with 22% growth over that period.

Ideally situated on the Southwest Florida coast, Cape Coral has frequently ranked a favorite place to live, vacation, and start a business.


In Cape Coral, Florida, you can move from work to play in no time and count on an average of 266 days of sunshine a year.  With our low cost of living and no state income tax, the 8th largest city in Florida still has an abundance of open land to develop.



Whether it’s tech, logistics, back-office operations, or a major corporation, Cape Coral is backed by a large and capable workforce ready to meet your business needs.


The Cape Coral metropolitan area offers Grade A educational opportunities at all levels, from public to private universities, technical colleges, the city’s own Charter School System, and more.