Economic Development

Business Friendly, Business Minded!

Starke is quickly becoming a popular destination for businesses looking to relocate in north central Florida. With a motivated workforce, plenty of room to expand, and numerous logistical advantages, learn why the City of Starke is the perfect place to bring your business, large or small.

Workforce Training

Santa Fe College and North Florida Technical College both have presences in Starke, allowing you to train your workforce for a successful career.

Access to Commercial Rail Infrastructure

Starke has access to commercial rail infrastructure, via CSX lines, for industries such as construction and steel products.

Prime Location

Located 30 minutes south of I-10 and Jacksonville, 40 minutes north of I-10 and Gainesville, 40 minutes from Lake City, and an hour from Ocala, Starke provides the central location your business needs to access multiple markets throughout north and central Florida.


Looking to bring your business to Starke? Contact us today at 904-368-1331!