Lying along Interstate-4 between Orlando and Tampa is Polk County. At Polk’s center is the Lakeland/Winter Haven Metropolitan Area. The largest city between Tampa and Orlando,  Lakeland is a staple in Florida’s agriculture industry, producing tomato and citrus crops for national and international markets as well as livestock farming. Lakeland is home to the headquarters of Publix Supermarkets, employing nearly 7,000 people in the Lakeland/Winter Haven area. Phosphate mining and processing is a long-time industry for the area, at one time producing 25% of the U.S. phosphate supply. Lakeland also enjoys a status as a major distribution center with FedEx and Saddle Creek Co. housing large

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New distribution warehouse hall with hydraulic scissors lift platform

distribution centers there. Online retail giant Amazon recently opened a 1 million sq. ft. distribution center in Lakeland. The area also offers its own tourism draw with the recently constructed and expanding LEGOLand Amusement Park. Polk County also boasts 330 miles of rail lines making it the largest rail-community in Florida. CSX, the area’s main locomotive operator and logistics company, opened a large-scale logistics center in Winter Haven capable of moving 300,000 shipping containers annually. The area also leads the state in industry and technology and is home to Florida Polytechnic University and the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center. Industrial real estate space consists of nearly 40,000 sq. ft. in Polk County, with 25,000 sq. ft. centralized around the Lakeland area. It’s convenient location between both Tampa and Orlando make it a prime, affordable location for commuters to either city. It’s central location, geographically, makes it an ideal locale for distribution and logistics. The Lakeland MSA offers opportunities for all types of commercial real estate investors. FIRE offers property management services in the Lakeland area on all types of commercial properties ranging from 15000 sq. ft. and up.

Types of Properties Under Management:

  • Retail
  • Shopping Centers
  • Office
  • Industrial
  • Warehouse

Size of Properties Under Management:

  • Plant City – 15,000 Square Feet and up
  • Lakeland – 15,000 Square Feet and up

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