Lake County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state of Florida. A historical bedroom community to Orlando, Lake County’s growth trajectory now includes significant opportunities for economic diversity. Through the identification and development of strategic growth corridors, Lake County is setting the stage for a major expansion of business and industry within its borders.
Lake County’s largest strategic corridor at 15,500 acres, the Wellness Way Area Plan will leverage South Lake County’s existing health and life sciences cluster through the creation of diverse and comprehensive mixed-use master planned developments.
Wolf Branch Innovation District
Lake County and the City of Mount Dora are working to develop a significant employment center situated on 1,300 acres at the terminus of the Wekiva Parkway Extension. It is anticipated that the Innovation District will focus primarily on professional office, medical and light industrial uses.
470 Commerce Park
Lake County’s only publically-owned industrial park, the 470 Commerce Park is located at the intersection of Florida’s Turnpike and County Road 470. The Park is comprised of over 3,000 acres, all of which are owned by the City of Leesburg.
With approximately 4,000 acres at the new Minneola Interchange, the Minneola CRA has the capacity to accommodate over 3 million square feet of non-residential space surrounding the Turnpike’s newest interchange.
Christopher C. Ford Commerce Park
Strategically located on U.S. Highway 27 at the crossroads of State Road 19 and Florida's Turnpike, the Ford Commerce Park is Lake County’s largest existing industrial park and is home to over a dozen manufacturing and distribution businesses.