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Fort Myers Lifestyle
The business climate in Fort Myers is stronger than ever and we are open for business. Anyone who wants to live or work here, can. We have a shared commitment with our business community toward equity and economic opportunity for the residents within our community and we welcome others to join us. Our focus is to promote economic inclusion and support stability in our business community and our neighborhoods.
Looking for the right neighborhood for you? The City of Fort Myers has both single family homeownership and rentals available. We've increased the number of housing units to accommodate Fort Myer's MSA population growth. (3rd highest annual percentage increase of the state)
There are many reasons why Fort Myers is a fast-growing city. The business climate is helped by the climate itself. We are tucked away from the beautiful Gulf Coast, yet you can access the gulf and the beautiful beaches by car or boat. The Southwest International Florida Airport (RSW) and Page Field offer two excellent options for air travel. https://www.flylcpa.com/
Take a short drive and check out the positive growth in Fort Myers. We are just a couple hours' drive from Tampa, Miami, Sarasota and even closer to Sanibel Island or Marco Island. You can even travel by boat and we can provide a place to tie off. The City of Fort Myers provides a Yacht basin with convenient access to our historic downtown that is popular with residents and tourists. Working in Fort Myers is made even more enjoyable with a round of golf at one of our public golf courses. Eastwood Golf Course and Fort Myers Country Club offer public access. Come for a visit and stay for a lifetime. Schedule your Tee Time at Eastwood Golf Course Fort Myers Country Club Reservations
Why wait for summer to enjoy the outdoors when working remotely can happen anywhere because of our high speed internet access. The City's growth in tenant housing option is providing additional housing stock and increasing revenues for our business community. As of February, 2021 we have an additional 17,379 additional housing options either under construction, permitted, or in the planning stage of development.
We continue to improve our green and blue infrastructure to support healthy urban living.