The Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County, Inc. was spun out of the St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce in September 2000 to respond to increasing growth within the business community and the sudden popularity of the county for businesses seeking to relocate. The need existed for a professional organization equipped to handle a large number of business expansions and relocations within the competitive economic development arena.
The EDC is a 501c (6) not-for-profit, business membership organization. We operate as an independent contractor with our County and Cities. Our members strongly support the growth and expansion of our local and regional economies and consider membership an investment in the future of this area. Our method of involving members in economic development activities is through a taskforce concept. To address issues of interest to our members, we organize task forces with a clear objective and a timeline for accomplishment of the objectives.