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Haines City is centrally located near I-4
and Route 27 in the “Heart of Florida.”
There is no better place to open, expand
or relocate your business.

Shovel Ready
Opportunities

Over 8.5 million people live within a 100
mile radius of Haines City making it an
ideal location to open, expand or relocate
your business.

Haines City Rail

Haines City Short Line Rail
The city owned 2.5 mile railroad spur
connects the central CSX railroad line
through the city to the Haines City Industrial park
located along County Road 544

Featured Board Member

Santiago Martha Santiago, Dean of Academic Affairs Polk State College Read more

Haines City Video

Partners

ALDI

Aldi Inc
A leader in the grocery retailing industry, ALDI operates nearly 1,300 US stores in 32 states.
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Virtual Entrepreneur
Center

FLVEC Web Button Final 2011

Florida High Tech 2014 Magazine

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Welcome

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Office Address:
135 North 6th Street, First Floor Ste D
Haines City, FL 33844
Phone: 863-422-2525
Fax: 863-422-2577

Quick Links

 
City Manager’s Report
Website – City of Haines City
Phone- 863-421-3600
 
Central Florida Development Council
Website- CFDC
Phone- 863-534-4370
Fax- 863-534-0886
 
Florida High Tech Corridor Council
Website- FHTCC
Phone- 407-708-4630
Fax- 407-708-4635
 
Visit the High Tech Corridor
Enterprise Florida
Website- EFI
Phone- 407-956-5600
Fax- 407-956-5599
 
Colleges and Universities
Polk State College
Website-PSC
Phone- 863-297-1010
 
Florida Polytechnic
Website- Florida Polytechnic
Phone- 863-667-7000

Workforce
CareerSource Polk/Workforce 2020
Website- CareerSource Polk
Phone- 863-508-1600
Fax- 863- 508-1601

Featured Property

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Stay Plus Inn, exceptional well-maintained motel and grounds just 10 miles south of  I-4 on US 27.  Read more

  • The Jazz Ambassadors, America's Big Band is coming to Lakeland Center - Youkey Theatre. On Saturday, September 8, @ 7:00 p.m. For Tickets/Info call 863-834-8100. Hope to see you there!!!

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  • The Jazz Ambassadors, America's Big Band is coming to Lakeland Center - Youkey Theatre. On Saturday, September 8, @ 7:00 p.m. For Tickets/Info call 863-834-8100. Hope to see you there!!!

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  • Read article below our partner Garrett Kenny, with Feltrim has very Important information for the growth of Florida. http://www.opp-connect.com/18/08/2014/florida-developments-springing-up-along-with-would-be-agents/

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    Helped by foreign buyers, Florida property sales remain strong, which is boosting the number of new projects being built and people who want to...

    August 19

  • Please pass the word to any young person interested in attending one of the US Military Academies. October 11, 2014 1000 Hours Polk State College Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center 310 Technology Drive Bartow, Florida 33830

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    Download and share ACADEMY DAY Oct 2014.docx uploaded by @HainesCityEDC and hosted by Ow.ly

    August 18

  • Polk County’s official visitor information center, Polk Outpost 27, will host a weekly Farmers Market on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., beginning September 4 and running through May 28, 2015. The Farmers Market will be a new activity for Polk Outpost 27, and will offer local vendors the opportunity to share their produce with Polk County residents and visitors alike.

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    Visiting the Haines City Farmers Market is just the thing to do on a Saturday! You can’t beat the fresh taste of produce these growers and produce...

    August 18

  • Visiting the Haines City Farmers Market is just the thing to do on a Wednesday! You can’t beat the fresh taste of produce these growers and produce resellers have to offer. Open year-round, the Haines City Farmers Market will always provide you with the best fresh produce.

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    Visiting the Haines City Farmers Market is just the thing to do on a Saturday! You can’t beat the fresh taste of produce these growers and produce...

    August 18

  • Polk County’s official visitor information center, Polk Outpost 27, will host a weekly Farmers Market on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., beginning September 4 and running through May 28, 2015. The Farmers Market will be a new activity for Polk Outpost 27, and will offer local vendors the opportunity to share their produce with Polk County residents and visitors alike.

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    The official home page of the Haines City Economic Development Council

    August 18

  • Polk Vision Annual Meeting Wednesday, August 27. Polk State College Lakeland Campus LBT Auditorium. 5:30 p.m. Reception and 6:30 p.m. Meeting. Hope to see you there!!

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    Cultivate a sense of community that fosters diversity, innovation, and pride in Polk County while emphasizing a sense of place and recognizing the...

    August 18

  • Haines City Economic Development Council shared a link.

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    BARTOW | Gary Clark is a retired Air Force colonel and chairman of the Polk County Veterans Council, but he doesn't necessarily agree with the...

    August 18

  • Haines City Leisure Services present the second annual Latino Fest on Saturday, September 27th from 3:00 – 9:00 PM at Lake Eva Park. The park is located at 555 Ledwith Avenue in Haines City. This year’s event will share Latino traditions as we come together to celebrate the tremendous sounds, sights and tastes of Latino culture. Attendees can dance to live music, taste authentic foods, and shop the marketplace for great arts and crafts.For additional information or to become a food or merchandise vendor contact the Haines City Leisure Services Department at 863-421-3700 or log onto the City’s web site: http://www.hainescity.com

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    August 18

  • Veterans helping Veterans collects donated furniture and household goods, and then passes them along to homeless vets that are getting re-established. They need your help for additional donations, help with delivery and monetary donations to keep the program going. Veterans helping Veterans is also asking for the donation of the use of a large warehouse space in the Davenport area that can be used to store the collected items until they are able to be delivered to the Veterans in need. If you or your business is able to help, please contact David Mac Morran at 863-206-0928. Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

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    The official home page of the Haines City Economic Development Council

    August 18

  • Thursday, August 21st: Polk State College Groundbreaking Ceremony for Center for Public Safety - 9:30 a.m. 1251 Jim Keene Blvd., Winter Haven. The new facility will measure 101,500 square feet and will house the College’s programs in Criminal Justice, Emergency Medical Services and Fire Science Technology, as well as the Polk State Kenneth C. Thompson Institute for Public Safety, a regional training academy for new recruits and working law enforcement officers. For more information on this event, please contact Rachel Pleasant at 863.298.6872, 863.670.0963, or rpleasant@polk.edurpleasant@polk.edu>.

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    The official home page of the Haines City Economic Development Council

    August 14

RSS Haines City News

  • Boil Water Rescission Notification for Na-Dell Hills Subdivision (Addresses Listed Only) August 12, 2014
    The intent of this message is to notify all City Residents that as of Tuesday, August 12, 2014, the precautionary Boil Water Notice that was sent out on Friday, August 8, 2014, is hereby rescinded following a water tie-in. Location: Na-Dell Hills Sub-Division covering address below only: 2610 – 2613 and 220 – 308 Crest Drive, Lake Breeze Drive,... The post B
    Rosie Hernandez
  • Boil Water Rescission Notification for Na-Dell Hills Subdivision Crest Drive (Addresses Listed Only) August 11, 2014
    The intent of this message is to notify all City Residents that as of Monday, August 11, 2014, the precautionary Boil Water Notice that was sent out on Friday, August 8, 2014, is hereby rescinded following a water tie-in. Location: Na-Dell Hills Sub-Division covering address below only: 2311-2614 Crest Drive Satisfactory completion of the Bacteriological Sur
    Rosie Hernandez
  • Boil Water Notification for Na-Dell Hills Subdivision August 8, 2014
    The purpose of this notification is to inform you that there will be an interruption to water services for Na-Dell Hills Subdivision in the areas specified in the map below, effective immediately, due to a water main break. Therefore, as a precaution, the City of Haines City is issuing a boil water notice for the following areas:  ... The post Boil Water Not
    Rosie Hernandez
  • Boil Water Rescission Notification for Grace Avenue from S 10th St. to S 14th St. August 6, 2014
    The intent of this message is to notify all City Residents that as of Wednesday, August 6, 2014, the precautionary Boil Water Notice that was sent out on Friday, August 1, 2014, is hereby rescinded following a water tie-in. Location: Grace Avenue from S 10th St. to S 14th St. Satisfactory completion of the Bacteriological Surveys show the... The post Boil Wa
    Rosie Hernandez
  • Boil Water Rescission Notification for Marshall Road North of Shamrock Drive E. and all of Shamrock Road August 5, 2014
    The intent of this message is to notify all City Residents that as of Tuesday, August 5, 2014, the precautionary Boil Water Notice that was sent out on Monday, August 4, 2014, is hereby rescinded following the repair to the 2″ water main break.  Water Main Break Location: Marshall Road North of Shamrock Drive E. and all of Shamrock... The post Boil Water Res
    Rosie Hernandez

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