Cape Coral is a city located in Lee County, Florida, United States, on the Gulf of Mexico. Founded in 1957 and developed as a planned community, the city grew to a population of 154,305 by the year 2010.[ The city's population estimate was 165,831 for 2013 and 189,343 for 2018. With an area of 120 square miles (310 km2), Cape Coral is the largest city between Tampa and Miami according to Wikipedia.
Things To Do
Tom Allen Memorial Butterfly Garden, .Southwest Florida Military Museum & Library, and Farmer's Market.
The area averages 355 days of sunshine each year, but experiences precipitation on 145 days per year. While the summers are very warm, humid and rainy, the winters in Cape Coral are dry with moderate temperatures.
Cape Coral history began in 1957 when two brothers from Baltimore, Maryland, Leonard and Jack Rosen, flew over the peninsula known as Redfish Point, across the Caloosahatchee River near present-day Fort Myers. Cape Coral was founded as Redfish Point. Leonard and Jack Rosen, who were real-estate developers and a small group of partners, purchased a 103-square-mile (270 km2) tract known as Redfish Point for $678,000 in that year and, in 1958, began development of the city as a master-planned, pre-planned community.
Business Opportunity in Cape Coral
The fact that Southwest Florida is the fastest-growing area in the country means that great things are on the horizon for business owners here. With population growth comes the demand for services, restaurants, housing, retail shopping and jobs. Consequently, for business owners, population growth means a steady flow of new customers to the area. Furthermore, it gives more opportunities for new businesses to open, in order to serve all of these customers who have recently relocated. Also, as construction continues to boom, new businesses will be required to serve those areas that are newly developed. Additionally, the development of these areas serves as an opportunity for existing businesses to expand or new businesses to pop up.