Why Marathon?


 TOP 10 REASONS TO OPEN, RELOCATE, OR EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS TO THE ISLANDS OF MARATHON 

TOP 10 REASONS TO LOCATE OR EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS INTO FLORIDA 

MARATHON RELOCATION/ASSISTANCE PACKET 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS FACTS ABOUT FLORIDA

 

 

1. Quality of Life

 

  • Marathon offers unsurpassed quality of life for business owners, their families and employees/staff. 
  • Brand new schools (A rated, top quality teachers and administration)
  • Beautiful City and State Parks, community beaches, and even a new dog park
  • Our own local Hospital and great local private physicians
  • Retail shopping, attractions
  • Two local golf courses (Par 3 and 18 hole Championship course & country club)
  • Some of the best fishing & diving in the world
  • 365 days of sunshine and warm whether
  • Surrounded by both the Gulf of Mexico & Atlantic Ocean

 

 

2. Business-friendly City Government & Chamber of Commerce

 

  • Affordable commercial & residential space for rent, lease, or sale
  • Local government that supports businesses and employees
  • Active & aggressive Chamber of Commerce that supports and advocates for local businesses.
  • Local Community College offers continuing ed and training for employees and businesses.
  • Strong/aggressive local Economic Development Council
  • Local Airport and proximity to Miami International Airport and Key West International Airport.

 

 

 

3. Infrastructure In-place & at Your Disposal

 

  • Deep-Water Harbor (Boot Key Harbor) & Full Service (award winning) City Marina

  • Marathon Airport

  • Fishermen’s Community Hospital

  • Marathon Fire-Rescue Station

  • Central-Sewer System

  • A-Rated Schools and Community College

  • Quality Services & Amenities at low tax rate of only 1.99 (as of Aug. 2012)

  • Wireless Connectivity/Services for businesses/residents

  • And much more………….

 

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