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Economic Development

Business Assistance 

Our Cape Coral Economic & Business Development team is committed to making the decision to locate or expand your business in Cape Coral an easy one. We support private sector investment, job creation, and business success at all levels. Our team works directly with investors to:

  • Conduct market research and analysis
  • Develop customized financial incentives
  • Provide business location assistance
  • Identify optimal investment opportunities
  • Assist in streamlining city regulations, zoning, and permitting
We also work with partners throughout the region to provide help in key areas such as workforce and small business development and training.


Business Startup Resources
We’ve compiled a terrific list of resources and data to help small businesses and entrepreneurs get started, expand, and excel.



For large businesses looking to relocate or expand in Cape Coral, our EBD team is here to help, offering online and in-person assistance.


For companies creating higher-wage jobs, a number of performance-based incentives may be available to you at federal, state, and local levels.

We’ve got data to share about a host of investment opportunities in the hottest growth sectors in Cape Coral:
*  South Cape CRA
*  Pine Island Commercial Corridor
*  Special Projects & More!