About Greater Osceola
Located 30 minutes south of downtown Orlando, Osceola County has access to a young, educated talent pool, multi-modal connectors to destinations around the globe, an innovative economy and a fantastic quality of life.
Greater Osceola works to strengthen the county’s economy by attracting, retaining and growing jobs in Osceola County. Working with like-minded organizations, Greater Osceola offers services and support for growing local and national businesses to find success in Greater Osceola. Focused on diversified industry, Greater Osceola is a competitive location for growing and established food processing; information technology; advanced manufacturing; life sciences and allied health; and tourism, entertainment and recreation organizations.
Osceola County Means Business
Greater Osceola connects your business to the world. As a region that welcomes more than 59 million visitors a year, Central Florida has perfected the art of getting to and from here. The region is home to two international airports, including Orlando International Airport, which is the third-largest origin and destination airport in the U.S.; two deep water ports; and extensive road and rail systems that connect here, in the heart of the nation’s third most populous state. SunRail, the region’s new commuter rail system, provides our workforce easy transit throughout Central Florida, and will be expanding with three new Osceola County stations to be completed by 2018.
Meet Greater Osceola
Greater Osceola’s premiere communities include:
The city of Kissimmee is the largest town in Osceola County with 60,021 residents. An active Main Street Program supports the growth of the city’s historic core businesses. Historically known as a shipping and cattle center on Lake Tohopekaliga, Kissimmee’s homes are reminiscent of other historic Southern cities.
Known as “the Soldier City” because of its founding by Civil War veterans, St. Cloud today has 25,862 residents. Similar to Kissimmee, the St. Cloud Main Street Program is working towards the revitalization of homes and businesses in its historic core.
The town of Celebration is one of the most unique developments in the United States. Originally designed by the Walt Disney Company to realize Walt Disney’s vision of a community where residents can live, work and play, Celebration was founded in 1994 with homes reminiscent of houses of the 1940s and 1950s, transporting residents to a time period popular in American culture. The town’s architecture and configuration are prime examples of New Urbanism.
Osceola County’s newest community, founded in 2001, Harmony, is an environmentally conscious community featuring ENERGY STAR® energy efficient homes and 7,700 acres of designated open space. Harmony has been recognized in publications and by environmental groups for its design and stewardship of the pristine wetlands that surround the community.
Encompassing 1,500 acres southwest of The Walt Disney World Resort — ChampionsGate® welcomes visitors off its Interstate 4 exit. With 36 holes of championship golf designed by international golf champion Greg Norman, ChampionsGate® is like no other golf resort in the world. David Leadbetter has chosen ChampionsGate® to be its World Headquarters for the The Leadbetter Golf Academy.
Reunion is a resort neighborhood and master-planned community, and is situated on 2,226 acres and is a planned Developments of Regional Impact.