What started in the 1940s in Bradenton, Florida is today the best-selling orange juice in the country.
Feld Entertainment Makes Memories Here
Then takes their shows on the road for more than 30 million people to enjoy worldwide.
Fortune 300 Companies Locate Here
Port Manatee draws Air Products manufacturing to Bradenton Area location.
World-Class Athletes Get Their Start Here
IMG Academy brings its global reach - and hundreds of thousands of visitors annually - to the Bradenton Area.
Roskamp Searches for Cures Here
By leveraging Bradenton area biotech businesses, they hope to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s.

Welcome to the Bradenton Area

What does the Bradenton Area on Florida's west coast offer your business that other communities don’t? Like any recipe for success, it’s not just in the ingredients – it’s how you combine them. Home to Port Manatee, the closest deepwater seaport to the Panama Canal, and within a two-hour drive of 8 million consumers, the Bradenton Area is a prime location for your business to grow and prosper.

We invite you to explore this site to get a flavor for this dynamic business location, then contact us for a confidential conversation about your site selection, relocation or business expansion needs.




Featured Property Image
Gulf Coast Corporate Park
20 acres available in 140-acre corporate park ideally located at U.S. 41 and I-275, with immediate access to I-75, and Port Manatee just 2 miles away....
Featured Property Image
Airport Business Center
Prime location Whitfield Avenue and 15th Street East (old 301) in the heart of Manatee County's industrial corridor. The site is within 1 mile of Sarasota-Bradenton...
Featured Property Image
Manufacturing/R & D Facility for Lease
PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS - THE BUILDING - 55,824 contiguous SF of the best air conditioned manufacturing / R & D space in the area - 17,834 SF of Class...




Bradenton Area Shines as Hub for Sports Performance Industry

Let us show you how the Bradenton Area offers an unparalleled combination of assets to help grow your sports-related business.



Feld Entertainment’s Kenneth Feld to Keynote Bradenton Area EDC Annual Update Luncheon on November 13 LEARN MORE

Bradenton Area EDC Unveils New Strategic Plan LEARN MORE

Meeting the challenge of delivering results while planning for the future LEARN MORE

Bradenton Area EDC Named One of Florida’s Best Local Economic Development Agencies LEARN MORE

New Video! Watch the Port Manatee Video HERE

Feld Entertainment Inc. to Move Company’s Motor Sports Division to Bradenton Area LEARN MORE

High Tech Business Booming in the Bradenton Area LEARN MORE

Partnerships are key to economic development LEARN MORE

New spring Major League Football to locate headquarters, train in Manatee County LEARN MORE

Ergotech Chooses Bradenton Area for New Manufacturing Facility LEARN MORE

Bradenton area’s higher education ecosystem is coming into its own LEARN MORE

Bradenton Area Businesses Reflect Surge of Confidence in Better Times LEARN MORE

Bradenton Area EDC Announces 2015 Officers, Directors LEARN MORE

Sustainability Matters When Communities Compete for Jobs LEARN MORE

Bradenton Area Can Compete on Critical Factors for Site Selection PRESENTATION (PDF) | NEWS REPORT