Lake Wales Economic Development Council News

A monthly column exploring  issues that are important to the Lake Wales Economic Development community

Abundant Guests Await New Hospitality Enterprises in Greater Lake Wales

Driven in great part by the hugely successful Legoland Florida Resort and thriving economy overall, the hospitality industry is doing very well in greater Lake Wales — providing evidence of opportunity for the launch of more lodging and restaurant businesses here. Anecdotal information making its way to the Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce and […]

In The Grand Venue of RECon 2018, Fresh Seeds For New Lake Wales Development Were Planted

Here in the offices of the Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Council, a lot a great things happen for the benefit of area visitors and potential visitors, and for the good of the local business community and general economy. Supported by the city, local businesses, our generous investor-partners, and many individuals, […]

The Sky’s The Limit For Potential Of A Redeveloped LW Airport

A city actively pursuing economic development, as Lake Wales is doing through the Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Council, is greatly helped in that pursuit when its assets include a municipal airport. The value of that asset for economic development is multiplied many times over when the airport is modern, attractive, […]

Innovation Is Key In These Quickly Changing Retail Times

“The changing face of U.S. retail …” You’ve probably seen, in print or online, news headlines like the one above. They go back a couple of years — perhaps further back than that in some regions of the country. This isn’t misleading, It’s real. U.S. retail is changing. Anyone who can be counted among American […]

Good Things Here And Nearby Combine For A Top-10 Lake Wales Sales Tool

Greater Lake Wales is unique for business, it’s good for business, it’s welcoming for business, and it’s very much open for business. Given that positive environment for potential new companies and commerce, it’s considerably easy to put together a top-10 list of reasons why all of this is true. The items in the following package […]


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