About North Port
The North Port Advantage
The City of North Port, Florida’s 4th fastest growing city and 4th largest in land area, is strategically located on Florida’s Gulf Coast midway between Tampa and Naples. This thriving young community [founded in 1959] has the amenities and assets that make it an attractive location for new business, industrial, office development and quality city living.
North Port has several prime development sites, ample sewer and water capacity and excellent interstate access via I-75. Its community amenities include quality public schools, outstanding parks and recreation facilities, beautiful golf courses, and a state-of-the-art performing arts center complemented by tree-lined streets, sidewalks and canals that meander through the City’s neighborhoods. Air travel is accessible from three international and three municipal airport facilities located within 45 to 90 minutes of the City. Local seaports (Port Manatee and Port of Tampa) and rail service can connect products and materials to customers nationally and globally.
Over the past ten years North Port has experienced a steady increase in population and in July of 2008, became the largest city in Sarasota County. Impact fees, utility and land costs in North Port are among the lowest in southwest Florida. A young, skilled workforce [average age, 38] and opportunities for additional training and education through local colleges and universities such as State College of Florida and the University of South Florida add to North Port’s appeal as a great location to do business.
The quality of life in and around North Port makes it a prime destination for those looking to settle in southwest Florida. Gulf Coast beaches are just minutes away and the City offers a variety of shopping and dining options along with arts and cultural activities. North Port has housing choices for every income level from gated, golf course communities, large estate homes, to small and mid-sized single-family units on platted lots. As a community of families, North Port promotes diversity, inclusiveness and civic pride.
If convenience, excellent transportation access, and high quality of life are important considerations for your next business, residential address or development project, come to North Port, Florida and let us help you celebrate your success!