Exciting market conditions primed by growth make this the perfect time to consider relocating or expanding to Cape Coral, Florida.
With an average of 335 days of sunshine year-round, a low cost of living and no state income tax, the largest city in Southwest Florida is the only one that can boast that it still has vast land open for development. For corporations with a large employee base, the city offers a diverse range of housing — from high-end luxury to affordable single-family homes to condos — that can accommodate all lifestyles in this subtropical environment.
Here are some facts that executives and site selectors can’t overlook when considering Cape Coral as your new business site:
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Why is Sandy Springs among the country’s best places to do business? Because other businesses tell us so. Home to more Fortune 500 companies per capita than any U.S. city, Sandy Springs recently welcomed the headquarters of Veritiv and Mercedes Benz, who join UPS, Newell Rubbermaid, AirWatch, Cox Communications, First Data and other great brands that call Sandy Springs their corporate home. Even the New York Stock Exchange, owned by Sandy Springs-based InterContinentalExchange, calls Sandy Springs home!
Sandy Springs’ expansive inventory of commercial real estate meets virtually every business requirement. For office users, the Central Perimeter district features the Southeast’s largest Class A office market with access to true multimodal commuting options, including two key interstate highways and four regional rail transit stations. Firms can select from more than 24 million square feet of office space within the City of Sandy Springs, from urban high-rises to vibrant town centers to suburban business parks.
Besides being a center for big business, the City also hosts a healthy array of mid-size and locally owned small businesses, all enjoying the low tax rate, great public and private schools, and an amazing quality of life. The City utilizes a unique, award-winning service delivery strategy that uses private sector companies to provide municipal services. This approach has kept service costs low enough to enable the City to cap its tax rate.
Balancing the best of modern southern living, Sandy Springs seamlessly blends high-rise towers and riding stables, fly fishing and world-class medical centers, hiking and scenic views alongside a protected national river corridor, and neighborhoods that resemble botanical gardens.
LOCATION. LOCATION. LOCATION.
If local, global or regional access is a priority, Sandy Springs has it! The true geographic center of metro Atlanta, Sandy Springs offers convenient access north, east, south and west. The City is served by five Interstate interchanges on Interstate 285 and Georgia Highway 400, four MARTA rail stations touch Sandy Springs, all with a direct route to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. From “Hartsfield,” travelers are within a two-hour flight of 80 percent of the U.S. population and a non-stop flight to and from many international destinations.
LIVE. WORK. PLAY. STAY.
LIVE – Sandy Springs is where high quality of life meets reasonable cost of living. First, it is a city in a forest with the largest tree canopy of any major U.S. city. Go up five stories, and you won’t see the city for the trees! Sandy Springs residents enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in a natural setting, while relishing every urban amenity. Whether “rich and single” or ready to retire, media outlets from Forbes to Money to Nerdwallet consistently rank Sandy Springs among the best places to live, work and retire. SafeWise places the City among the safest cities in Georgia. Sandy Springs boasts nationally recognized public schools and top-rated private schools. Since incorporation in 2005, the city of Sandy Springs has opened two new, world-class parks, and it is a mere 15-minute drive to Downtown Atlanta, offering quick access to the metro area’s collection of museums, galleries and other nationally acclaimed attractions.
WORK – More than 3,700 businesses currently call Sandy Springs home. From internationally renowned corporations, such as Mercedes Benz, First Data and Newell Rubbermaid, to small, family-owned retailers and restaurants, the business community realizes a strong return on investment dollars. There are approximately 93,000 jobs within the City and 93 percent of employees commute into Sandy Springs from other areas of metro Atlanta, indicating the City’s ability to attract talent. More than 37 percent of adults living in Sandy Springs have earned four-year college degrees, with more than 20 percent holding graduate degrees. The City’s excellent location in the Atlanta metropolitan area and strong pool of talent makes Sandy Springs an ideal location for business services and logistics, technology, small businesses, and medical and biotechnology industries.
PLAY – Sandy Springs isn’t all work. More than 300 restaurants highlighting cuisines from every corner of the globe dish up delicious food to residents and guests. Sandy Springs is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise lined by more than 22 miles of shoreline on the Chattahoochee River, perfect for fly fishing, rafting, canoeing and hiking in areas that feel like wilderness but are just steps from major business centers. Night owls can find their groove at one of the City’s live music, theater and comedy clubs. For major league fans, the new Atlanta Braves stadium currently under construction is a pitch away, within two miles of the City’s border with neighboring Cobb County.
STAY – Offering more than 2,800 hotel rooms, Sandy Springs has accommodations for every lifestyle, personal preference and budget. Visitors will find world-class comfort, economy and hospitality; it’s easy to feel at home in Sandy Springs.
Yet, Sandy Springs is not resting on its laurels. The City is in the midst of a $200M downtown redevelopment project. The new City Center, set to open in 2017, includes a Performing Arts Center, Studio Theatre/Meeting Space, City Green, as well as City Hall, retail and living spaces. Even before breaking ground, the project has sparked significant private investment that is transforming the City’s core retail district into a walkable commercial jewel. Sandy Springs is determined to stay at the cutting edge whether its first-of-its-kind private sector service delivery model or refining and redefining the legendary regional tradition known as “Southern Hospitality.”