As the Gateway to the Gulf, Bonita Springs is a Sunshine State city that has plenty of small town charm but also a big, bright future. With a population approaching 50,000 residents, the city is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers metropolitan area. Viewed as a haven for retirees as well as those who use the area as a vacation home, Bonita Springs has in recent years seen its population grow to include more and more educated professionals.
Due to its continued growth, extremely low business taxes, and abundance of inexpensive commercial real estate, the city has become a favorite destination for both large and small businesses. Seen as a city that possesses a well-educated workforce, high-tech as well as other businesses have chosen to call Bonita Springs home. Because education is such an important issue to employers, the city's public schools are vital to its success. Numerous schools and teachers have received awards for academic excellence, exemplifying the commitment these professionals and the city has to its schools.
Real estate in Bonita Springs is also quite strong, with more and more people moving to the area for their careers. As a result, a number of young professionals look to purchase condominiums near their employers, which makes it very convenient to live and work in the community. However, numerous families also settle down in the city, where they purchase affordable single-family homes located in beautiful and quiet neighborhoods. To encourage more and more families to live in the area, Bonita Springs has made a tremendous investment in building many new parks as well as upgrading its public transportation system, both of which have made the city an attractive option for potential residents.
Having had many of the nation's top magazines rank its beaches as some of the best in the United States, Bonita Springs has plenty to offer. Whether it's sitting on a beach enjoying ocean breezes or listening to a jazz concert at the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs, residents of this special Sunshine State city know they are indeed living in one of Florida's hidden treasures.