Live, Play & Visit
"Quality of life." In Orlando, these are words to live by.
With over 4,000 square miles, the Orlando region offers irresistible lifestyle options for virtually everyone. One of the fastest-growing major metros in the country, Orlando boasts both high-rise luxury living and distinct neighborhoods, a state-of-the-art performing arts center, sophisticated dining and a sports arena that plays host to the NBA’s Orlando Magic in the downtown core — all with the sparkling backdrop of nightly fireworks from world-famous tourist attractions.
And, thanks to Orlando's thriving tourism industry, the region has been enabled to make substantial enhancements to the quality of life amenities in the region including:
a brand new Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center ($488 million);
renovations to Camping World Stadium ($207.7 million);
an upcoming Orlando City (MLS) Soccer Stadium ($155 million); and
an upcoming Sports Entertainment Complex ($200 million) adjacent to the Amway Center, built in 2010 and home to the Orlando Magic (NBA) and Orlando Solar Bears (ECHL).
Nearby rolling hills, world-class golf courses and pristine nature preserves line the countryside. In a region with a thousand lakes, miles of trails and year-round sunshine, a healthy lifestyle is a way of life. With a median population of 37, younger than other metros across Florida, Orlando is home to the nation’s ninth-largest school district and the second-largest university.
With all there is to see and do in the region, it would take about 67 days to visit all the entertainment offerings. And with approximately 450 hotels — including one AAA Five Diamond, 35 AAA Four Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star award recipients — Orlando offers a wide array of accommodations.
This is a welcoming, uniquely livable community offering small-town charm with big-city amenities. For companies of all types and sizes, the area's unparalleled quality of life enhances employee recruitment and retention. For those of us who live here, it simply makes us happy to call Orlando home.