discover the space coast business
The Space Coast means business. Ranked
as the No. 1 place to live in Florida and
among the 25 best places to live in the
United States by U.S. News & World Report,
Brevard County attracts a skilled, educated
workforce enticed by low taxes, affordable
housing and superior quality of life.
In the nation, Florida is ranked No. 4 in the
State Tax Climate Index, which compares
corporate income, individual income, sales,
unemployment insurance and property
taxes. Only Alaska, Wyoming and South
Dakota surpass this favorable tax climate,
but the real climate of those states cannot
compare to sunny Brevard’s.
According to the Milken Institute, the Space
Coast boasts the most highly concentrated
high-tech economy in Florida. The county
climbed an impressive 47 spots in one year
to become #10 in Milken Institute’s Best
Performing Cities 2020.
Industry along Florida’s Space Coast
leverages an uncongested transportation
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network that includes road, rail, air, sea and
even space. Brevard’s infrastructure provides
easy and quick access to markets and resources
for people, products, services and ideas.
From start-ups to Fortune 100 goliaths, the
Space Coast is a rapidly expanding hub for
aerospace and defense, business services,
manufacturing, communications, education,
environmental services, financial services and
In addition to the Kennedy Space Center, the
45th Space Wing and the 920th Rescue Wing
at Patrick Space Force Base and the Naval
Ordnance Test Unit at Cape Canaveral Air
Force Station are here.
Business friendly and ready for business, the
Space Coast offers the perfect operating climate
with aggressive and targeted incentives, low
operating costs and a talented workforce.