“Sanford is also becoming an attractive destination city with several great amenities to offer folks…”

Sanford, Florida is in the midst of unprecedented new development, the most development we have experienced in twenty years. The City of Sanford is located in a prime location within the Central Florida region offering
varied modes of transportation such as Amtrak’s AutoTrain, SunRail, easy access to I-4 and the Orlando Sanford International Airport. Situated along beautiful Lake Monroe, Sanford is also becoming an attractive destination
city with several great amenities to offer folks, such as a regional zoo and a vibrant historic downtown.

Access to diverse housing, education, health and wellness, dining, entertainment and new business development is the foundation for an attractive community that offers an exceptional quality of life for all. This map displays a few examples of current development in the City of Sanford: The research has been done and the results equal a need to offer increased residential development in Sanford. The Thornebrooke project will offer single family residents and townhomes, built in great proximity to downtown and I-4, off SR 46.

More families mean more space is needed to educate their children. Sanford’s Hamilton Elementary School is being remodeled to accommodate the city’s growth. The existing open pod classrooms will be reconfigured into self-contained classrooms. The media center will be redesigned as a collaborative learning hub. In addition, Seminole County Public Schools will be building a 21,864 square foot vocational/technical building on the
campus of Seminole High facility to offer vocational courses to Sanford’s student population.

Sanford offers a plethora of dining and entertainment choices, with incredible mom and pop local fare, positioned in historic downtown, soon to open 8,000 square foot Bahama Breeze, a tropical dining experience with an additional 2,700 square foot outdoor area, located on Rinehart Rd. near the Seminole Towne Center mall area.

A healthy, mind, body and spirit is important to a great quality of life. Not only does the city offer access to over 27 beautifully maintained public parks, increased health and wellness options will be coming to fruition when LA Fitness opens at the old Albertson’s plaza in Sanford. The center will be re-anchored by LA fitness along with other feature tenants. A project on the radar, located close to the two largest employers in Sanford; Seminole State
College and the Orlando-Sanford International Airport. Access to medical care rounds out the picture-perfect Sanford painting. The Sanford Medical Group located on W. 1st Street will be close to 4,000 square feet of space, a plus for all. Not to mention, Del-Air Electric’s expansion located in Sanford’s industrial park on the west side of the city where you will find two 40,000 square foot facilities, a sound investment in the Sanford community.

For those folks considering Sanford as their new home or favorite place to visit, this robust mix of new residential and commercial development supports Sanford’s growth and diversity. With more development on the horizon, it’s clear to see why Sanford is the city to work, play and stay. For more information about business and housing opportunities in the City of Sanford, call Economic Development at 407-562-2820, or visit the website
at www.Sanfordfl.gov.

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