Why Palm Coast

Palm Coast, Florida offers a compelling combination of business benefits and amenities.

Our strategic location along Florida's northeast Atlantic coast provides access to major domestic and international transportation routes. We offer a decidedly pro-business environment - at the state, county, and local level - with a skilled and diverse workforce. The city is an attractive destination for businesses, their employees, and customers, too, thanks to our favorable climate, natural resources and nearby access to some of Florida's most beautiful beaches.

Palm Coast Benefits

  • Pro-business, cost-competitive environment
  • State-of-the-art, multi-gigabit fiber internet soon to be available throughout city
  • Florida's third-busiest Executive municipal airport with FTZ #64 designation
  • Strategic location between Jacksonville and Daytona Beach
  • Dynamic city with a growing population that is projected to increase its land mass size by 60 square miles within next 10 years.
  • Skilled and educated workforce
  • Excellent quality of life
  • Perfect climate for year-round recreation
  • Family-friendly communities and amenities.
  • Award-winning city leadership and services
  • Expedited zoning process

A Prime Location Within the Florida High Tech Corridor

Palm Coast is located 30 miles north of Daytona Beach, 60 miles south of Jacksonville and 90 miles northeast of Orlando, with convenient access to international airports such as Daytona Beach International Airport, Jacksonville International Airport, and Orlando International Airport.

We are the 5th fastest growing city in Florida and one of only two northeast Florida counties within the Florida High Tech Corridor, which is ranked as the 4th largest "Hot Spot" for tech hobs in the U.S. The corridor's mission is to grow high tech industries and innovation through partnerships that support research, entrepreneurship, and workforce development.

The Corridor stretches across 23 counties and is known as a collaborative network that includes Florida's universities and stakeholders supporting companies in the aerospace and aviation, agrotechnology, IT, life sciences and medical technologies, modeling, simulation, and training industry sectors.

Highways & Mileage in Palm Coast

Interstate 95: 18.5 miles - ~74,000 trips daily and 3 interchanges. U.S HWY 1: 18 miles

Other Interstate Access
I-295: 58 miles
I-10: 72 miles
I-4: 29 miles
I-75: 99 miles via SR 19
Florida Turnpike & I-4: 82 miles

Flagler County Executive with FTZ designation
Daytona Beach International: 27 miles
Sanford International: 65 miles
Jacksonville International: 84 miles
Orlando International: 94 miles

JAX Port: 73 miles
Port Canaveral: 83 miles


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A golf course during sunrise in Palm Coast county.