Learn more about the organizations that make Lakewood Ranch a hub for business connections.
Lakewood Ranch is a 31,000-acre master-planned community that offers businesses the location, infrastructure and opportunities to grow to their fullest potential. Named the 3rd best-selling community in the U.S. by RCLCO and John Burns, it’s the largest job center in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Currently home to 1,349 businesses and counting, Lakewood Ranch is primed for growth for years to come. Learn more about Lakewood Ranch Commercial from our WFLA Daytime segment.
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Lakewood Ranch is part of the thriving Tampa Bay Region, forecasted to be the fastest growing region in the state over the next decade. The immediate surrounding area of Sarasota and Bradenton is also the 10th fastest-growing metro area in the country and home to sunny beaches, world-class shopping and dining and a wealth of cultural attractions.
The region is home to five major industry clusters:
Aviation, Aerospace & Defense
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