Economic Development

Mayor Jacobs with UCF personnel

Orange County Hosts Americas Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed more than 50 leaders in government, academia and the private sector from the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the...

Mayor Jacobs with personnel from the International Drive Chamber of Commerce

Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ Leadership Recognized by the International Drive Chamber of Commerce

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was recognized by the International Drive Resort Area Chamber of Commerce with the Visionary Leadership Award at its 30th...

Mayor Jacobs with personnel from Andretti Indoor Karting & Games

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Celebrates Opening in Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the International Drive community celebrated the grand opening of the Andretti Indoor Karting & Games on Oct. 17....

Orange County Division of Building Safety

Division of Building Safety Launches Convenient Electronic Plan Submittals for Licensed Contractors

Operations Coordinator for Meritage Homes Kelli Tremblay used to go through three cases of paper every week to meet the requirements for in-person permit...

Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Orlando, Creating 1,500 New Full-Time Jobs

Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Orlando, Creating 1,500 New Full-Time Jobs

SEATTLE – Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in Orlando, Fla. When the site opens...

KPMG Groundbreaking

Orange County Celebrates KPMG Groundbreaking in Lake Nona

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined Governor Rick Scott for the highly anticipated KPMG groundbreaking ceremony in Lake Nona on May 22.

KPMG, which provides...

Mayor Jacobs at State of the County Address

Mayor Jacobs Delivers 2016 State of the County Address

On Earth Day, April 22, Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed the community to the 2016 State of the County address at the Hyatt Regency Orlando...

Mayor Jacobs with personnel for Natural Gas Fueling Facility

Nation’s Largest Public-Private Natural Gas Fueling Facility Opens in Orange County

Orange County is now home to the largest public-private compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility in the nation.

SquareTrade Expands Operations into Orange County

SquareTrade Expands Operations into Orange County

SquareTrade, a highly-rated extended warranty service provider, has opened its second US location in Orange County. The business expansion is expected to bring 180...