About the Office of Economic Development


To strengthen and diversify the economy and expand the tax base, while enhancing the quality of life enjoyed by current residents, businesses and visitors alike.

Core Business

To create and foster an entrepreneurial environment where businesses can thrive and prosper resulting in opportunities for job and wealth creation for the citizens of Cocoa.


  • Diversifying the local economy to provide employment options and opportunities for existing Cocoa residents
  • Increasing the tax base, land area and population of the City of Cocoa through annexations
  • Managing the Brownfields Redevelopment Programs
  • Promoting and marketing the City of Cocoa to prospective businesses/developers and targeted industry companies
  • Supporting existing businesses through technical and financial assistance programs and services
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Economic Development Commission of Floridas Space Coast