Longwood Businesses

Observing the most recent report of Seminole County Companies (PDF), the City of Longwood can truly be called a City of Entrepreneurs. With a population of 15,156 it has 1,736 registered businesses; second only to Altamonte Springs (population 42,150) in Seminole County. Small, 1-9 employees, and medium, 10-99 employees, companies are a significant part of Longwood's economic engine. The flexibility of space that the facilities within Longwood's industrial parks offer and numerous Class B/C class office buildings assist the entrepreneur in starting and growing a successful business.

In the most recent Central Florida Office Market Report for 1Q 2017(PDF) it was noted that as the Class A vacancy rates continue to drop, demand for space in Class B is expected to increase. Class B inventory led the way in positive absorption with 270,158 square feet(sf).The limitation of space below the 15,000 square foot is also driving investors toward Class B/C office space. The ability to meet both of these demands is a strength of Longwood. For more information on available properties see Available Properties.

According to the Central Florida Industrial Market 1Q 2017, fundamentals in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties remained strong in the first quarter of 2017. Direct vacancy rates decreased 0.5 percentage points from 5.3% in 4Q 2016 to 4.8% at the end of 1Q 2017.

Business Demographics

DBA Name NAICS Code NAICS Description Number of Employees
South Seminole Hospital 622110 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 964
UPS 492110 Shipping, Distribution 506
D&A Building Services 561720 Janitorial Services 274
Seminole County Schools 611110 Public School System 222
Collis Roofing 238161 Residential Roofing Contractors 207
Comprehensive Energy Services 238222 Nonresidential Plumbing and HVAC Contractors 189
Sears Home Improvement Products 444110 Home Centers 181
Protection One Alarm 561621 Security Systems Service, except Locksmiths 169
Opis Management Resources, LLC 6231100 Nursing Care Facilities, Skilled Nursing 163
City of Longwood 921140 Executive and Legislative Offices, Combined 156
Longwood Health and Rehabilitation Center 623110 Nursing and Custodial Care 146
S I. Goldman Company 238222 Mechanical Contractors, HVAC, Plumbing Medical Gas 133
Winn Dixie Stores, Inc. 445110 Supermarkets and Other Grocery 128