Economic Development

CSX Economic Development

Clearwater, Florida is the ideal place to locate or expand your business. Whether you are an entrepreneur taking first steps to launch your business or a seasoned business looking to grow or relocate, our community provides the business climate and opportunities to help you succeed.

Clearwater’s vibrant business community, family-friendly environment, great schools, and extensive indoor and outdoor recreational activities, makes it the perfect location to call home. It is the kind of community where people come for a vacation and never want to leave-- because in Clearwater, Florida, you really can have it all!

The city of Clearwater’s Economic Development Division is committed to supporting the economic growth and vitality of our community with comprehensive support services that fosters an inclusive, pro-business climate. We partner with local, regional, and statewide organizations to promote and encourage job creation, investment, and economic opportunities that lead to a better quality of life.

Our team of dedicated professionals work with businesses, site selectors, developers, and property owners to attract, retain and expand high-wage, high-value employment opportunities.

Contact us today to learn more about development opportunities, and the benefits of locating your business in Clearwater.

Department Head

Denise Sanderson

Economic Development and Housing Director