South Daytona is a small, residential, and business-friendly community bordering the Halifax River. It is located only minutes away from the World-acclaimed Atlantic Ocean beaches that attract more than eight million tourists a year. Well kept residential areas, excellent schools, beautiful public parks, abundant shopping and dining opportunities, and a responsive city government make South Daytona a great place to live, work and play. Click here for a snapshot of South Daytona, from Volusia County Department of Economic Development.
South Daytona is a quiet city with some of the most beautiful trees in the county, flourishing businesses and charming parks. South Daytona fosters its residents involvement through Citizen's Alert / Neighborhood Watch and Business Alert programs. At approximately 4.0 square miles and 14,000 residents, the City is proud of its small town ambience.
Part of a greater metropolitan area of East Central Florida, the City of South Daytona is near the confluence of two major interstate highways that provide quick, easy access to the third largest consumer region in the United States with a population of more than 17 million. International airports in Daytona Beach and Orlando, railroad and nearby port facilities enhance South Daytonaís efforts to provide a cost effective and logistically important location to do business while providing an exceptional quality of life.
Open for business
South Daytona prides itself on being business friendly. It is a Mecca for small and prosperous businesses, including hundreds of home occupations. City staff work closely with businesses, large and small, to expedite permitting. The U.S. 1 and Nova Road corridors are attractive business locations and provide easy access to Interstates 4 and 95.
Recent studies show the workforce to be educated, productive and competitive with 10 percent underemployed.
Seven highly ranked colleges and universities and the acclaimed Advanced Technology Center support business needs with career advancement, workforce development and research. Education, healthcare and government are the areaís largest employers.
Among the numerous corporate partners that call South Daytona home are CSR Rinker (concrete products);
Premier Bathrooms regional headquarters (British tub manufacturer); International Academy (cosmetology school); National Association for Public Safety Communications Officers; Coastal Designs (resin coatings); Johnís Appliance City (retail); Giles Electric (contractor); Volusia Construction; and Votran (public transit).
About South Daytona
South Daytona is a small, primarily residential community bordering the Halifax River and only minutes away from the world-acclaimed Atlantic Ocean beaches that attract more than eight million tourists a year. Well kept residential areas, excellent schools, beautiful public parks and recreational opportunities, abundant shopping and dining choices, excellent civic services/facilities, and a responsive city government provide a superior quality of life for residents to live, work, and play.
South Daytona provides a dynamic business and community environment with opportunities for commercial business and light industrial enterprises.
The cityís location and access to transportation arteries make South Daytona a desirable business location. Itís a community with a talented and diverse workforce.
The city began a U.S. corridor redevelopment district in 1997 and has been successful in attracting new businesses and assisting with signage/landscape grants to upgrade appearance. Sites are available for light industrial use. Two business parks offer additional opportunities.
Qualified businesses may be eligible for federal, state, county and city assistance programs, incentives and opportunities, depending on the specifics of the business proposal.
Companies and their employees profit from a relatively low cost of living, steady economic growth and the benefits of well-planned development. South Daytona provides unlimited opportunities for success. (back to top)