On the Gulf of Mexico and known for its pristine, white sand beaches, Naples ranks as one of the wealthiest cities in the US, coming in at 6th place for the highest per capita income in the country. Naples’ vibrant economy is driven by tourism, with a historical base in real estate development and agriculture. The city itself and its sophisticated downtown shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues feel like a secluded, small town.
The main metro area on Florida’s Paradise Coast, Naples shares Collier County with the Everglades and Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Reserve, attracting a healthy ecotourism sector. Other tourism draws include some of the best golf courses in the world.
The Naples metro area is home to several major private companies, as well as Fortune 1000 company, Health Management Associates, and technology company, NewsBank. Naples-based companies include Altavista Solutions, ASG Technologies, and Beasley Broadcast Group, along with many small businesses. Naples also hosts many non-profit companies because of Collier County’s wealth. Listed 10th in US News & World Report’s 10 Priciest Cities That Pay Off, Naples is on the edge of innovation, due in part to Naples’ access to capital, Naples attracts entrepreneurs and startups to its robust community of movers and shakers and world changers. Naples fills that bill with a thriving community that supports your dreams.