Our area’s strategic location makes it a viable destination for visitors to Tropical South Florida. The business generated by tourism is a key factor in the economic stability and growth of the Homestead/Florida City area. The area has attracted enterprise such as the Homestead Miami Speedway, the Homestead Air Reserve Base, B J’s, Office Depot, Flagship Cinemas and many, many others.
Homestead/Florida City’s burgeoning new industries offer big city employment opportunities within a charming small town environment. As evidence of the area’s growing economy, the new Homestead Park of Commerce is flourishing. Among the firms located in the Park are Contender Boats and Silver Eagle Distributors.
The Homestead/Florida City Empowerment Zone attracts new businesses with lucrative incentives. This area has Miami-Dade County’s largest inventory of inexpensive undeveloped land zoned for industrial and commercial use. Many fruit and food processing facilities operate in the Zone, along with several satellite communication firms.