Growth Is Happening in Lee County, Florida

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I just finished reading the following document and was blown away by much of what I read! I have seen first-hand the incredible growth in this market, but the information behind the growth is very intriguing to learn. Here are a few of the stats that rocked me!

Lee County

  • April 2019 Us Census Bureau Est. Cape Coral – Ft Myers No. 7 top metropolitan areas in percentage growth from 2010-2018
  • 22% METRO GROWTH
  • 135,856 POP GROWTH

 

We are made of some amazing cities that boast unique features as well!

Big Names:

  • Cape Coral – Largest City in state of Florida with geography and 8th largest population in state
  • Babcock Ranch – Solar City – 6 million square feet – Housing needed to get running
  • City of Fort Myers – Historical foundations with Ford and Edison Estates
  • Estero – Florida Gulf Coast University and Hertz World HQ
  • Lehigh Acres- Bringing affordability in housing and massive growth in population
  • Bonita Springs – Just opened the newest high school in Lee County and expanded Hertz and Herc locations

Bought in Community

  • County passed the ½ cent tax – which means we have resources to fund the school growth to take care of our youth and our growing population
  • Entirely new long range planning group at Lee County School District providing long range planning and strategic location of brand new high quality schools

We aren’t all retirees!

  • Median Age – 48

Ease of access via SWFL International Airport

  • 50+ flight locations
  • $200,000,000 expansion in 2020

· Preparing for future gate expansion which will grow from 28 to 50+ gates

Companies are finding talent and choosing to grow here

  • Gartner
  • Publix
  • Alta Resources
  • Hertz
  • NeoGenomics

Here is my summary: Growth has happened, continues to happen, and is here to stay from the looks of it!”

DAN O’BERSKI
Principal Broker
Trinity Commercial Group

Download PDF Report: Lee County is Growing Up

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