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About North Port 
North Port, a 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

For more information about doing business inside the City of North Port, contact the City's Economic Development Division at (941) 429-7001.

Business Advocacy
Businesses matter and business leaders are encouraged to contact the City's Business Advocate whenever they require the attention of the City Manager's Office to help them resolve issues that are impeding their regular operations.

Business Resources
Small businesses play a strong role in ensuring North Port maintains a quality lifestyle. Therefore, providing the business community with key resources is important.

Developing Here
With wide open spaces of undeveloped land, the City of North Port offers plenty of opportunity for developers to build commercial centers or residential communities.

Doing Business with the City
North Port's Purchasing Division,  a division of the Finance Department, assists with the procurement of goods and services necessary to preserve and promote public welfare. Here are some resources for doing business with the City.

Economic Development Division
The City's Economic Development Division has a host of resources for local businesses. Check out their Small Business Assistance Programs.

Find a Job
North Port is booming with industry and there are several resources available for North Port residents seeking employment.

Join the Team
Interested in working for the City of North Port. The City's Human Resources Department offers a list of employment opportunities.

Programs
Businesses are the backbone of every community and the City of North Port recognizes the importance of its local business community. This is why the City places strong emphasis on offering programs for business owners to allow them to thrive.

Starting a Business
Have you always dreamed of starting your own business? North Port welcomes you with open arms.