Gainesville Economic Development
The two-county Gainesville region is home to one of the top research institutions in the nation. With a population of 265, 000, its innovative economy includes burgeoning life sciences, health care, technology and agriscience sectors, as well as being a hotspot for entrepreneurship. The area is part of the 11-county North Central Florida region and its 1 million strong workforce, Gainesville offers a highly educated workforce–nearly 40 percent of adults having a bachelor’s degree or higher – and a superior quality of life that includes ready access to a range of outdoor recreation opportunities.
Innovation, vision make this growing university city the place to be
Entertainment offerings add plenty of fun flavor to the community.