Prosper in Collier County
Businesses that start here often prosper. There's a high level of collaboration within the community — private business, non-profits and government — as well as a common purpose: maintaining the enviable lifestyle residents here enjoy.
Away from the crowds and stress of bigger cities, Naples and Collier County offer deep resources for everything from start-up business loans and workforce training to accelerators that can jump-start a business, allow it to expand or move here from a foreign country or out of state. If you're looking for a place to establish and grow your business, consider Collier County.
We're the 10th fastest growing metropolitan area in the country, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and were the top fastest growing area in the country for 2016 in a ranking by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Wallet Hub also ranked Naples/Collier County as the No. 3 Best Place to Start a Business in Florida and Forbes magazine/Moody's Analytics Forbes ranked Naples and Collier County No. 4 in the Top 10 Best Cities for future job growth!
Read our latest economic indicators report here.
Learn about Collier County's business sectors here via the U.S. Census' American FactFinder.
This U.S. Census Business Builder Report tells you about consumer spending in Collier County, your competitors as a business, what businesses operate here, education and more.
Naples demographic information.
Marco Island demographic information .
Immokalee demographic information.
Goodland demographic information.
Get to know Collier County better by learning about all the great things that make it successful:
Read our accolades!
Jan. 10, 2018 Naples tops in Florida on U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Jobs' list or view here.
Jan. 10, 2018 Naples, Marco, Immokalee area (Collier County) again ranks tops among Milken Institute's index of "Best-Performing Cities" in the nation.
June 30, 2017 Wallethub names Naples 2017’s Best Beach Town to Live in
March 2017. For the 2nd year in a row, Gallup-Healthways State of American Well-Being 2016 Community Rankings lists Naples as the healthiest, happiest city in the US!
Feb. 22, 2017 Naples tops list as the least-polluted city in America
January 2017 Wallet Hub ranks Naples/Collier County No. 3 Best Place to Start a Business in Florida
Naples, Marco Island, Immokalee metropolitan area was the 10th fastest growing area, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
In 2016, Collier County, the Naples, Marco Island, Immokalee area was named No. 17 in Milken Institute's Best Performing Cities: Where America's Jobs are Created and Sustained.
In 2015, Collier County, the Naples, Marco Island, Immokalee area was named No. 15 in Milken Institute's Best Performing Cities, up from 60 in 2014.
FGCU - Regional Economic Research Institute - Industry Diversification Report
Southwest Florida Regional Economic Indicators (Collier County Data
Department of Economic Opportunity
CareerSource Southwest Florida (Regional workforce board that offers training and employment services for employers and job seekers)
|A Collier County Geographic and Economic Development Presentation|
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Visit the Naples Accelerator
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2660 N. Horseshoe Dr., Suite 105, Naples Florida 34104
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