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The Sebastian, Florida economic development website presents all of the information you require to decide whether to start, expand or relocate your business in Sebastian. Our community offers the benefits of being connected to major metropolitan areas such as Orlando and West Palm Beach, without all the draw backs commonly known to south Florida such as traffic congestion and over development. Sebastian offers something more. For example, you’ll find everything a business needs from a quality workforce to competitive development costs and ready facilities. What’s more, Sebastian has maintained its southern hometown ambiance and it’s all located next to the Indian River Lagoon on Florida’s eastern coast.
Transportation is easy in Sebastian, offering easy access to major freight transportation routes. I-95, the major north-south trucking route on the Florida east coast, is just six miles west. The Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC) runs directly through Sebastian with the possibility of freight sidings in several locations. FEC offers freight service from Miami and Ft. Lauderdale ports of entry, as well as direct connections with other major rail lines at Jacksonville.
Commercial and industrial land is available. At the Sebastian Airport, approximately 120 acres is available, with a large site ready for immediate construction having road, water, wastewater, electric and communication infrastructure in place. For the right company, limited funds are available construct a turn key leasable industrial building upon City Council approval. Lease rates for such an incentive could be as low as $2.00 per square foot See our Airport section for details.
Sebastian offers all of the Florida amenities a business needs to consider. Close connection to metropolitan areas without the south Florida hustle and bustle, quality housing for affordable prices, some of the best schools in the State, quality medical services and leisure activities that are second to none. Our Economic Development Department is ready and willing to assist you in evaluating all we have to offer. So get started, because business is easy in Sebastian. And – Welcome!
Many of our photographs and aerials are courtesy of Jerry Peterman, Sebastian resident and by Indian River By Air who can be contacted at www.indianriverbyair.com.