For those of us who live here, Lakeland, FL holds a special place in our hearts, and of course we love it! However, people near and far are starting to perk up and notice Lakeland, as it has grown and changed into a place full of entertainment, arts, and wonderful food. Since Lakeland is located almost exactly between Orlando and Tampa (two of the biggest hot spots for tourists in the state), we get a lot of visitors. When people are on vacation, they want to eat food that is delicious, unique to the area, and in restaurants that offer a fun atmosphere. That’s why we think Lakeland is a great place to make your dream of owning your own restaurant a reality!
Another huge benefit of opening a restaurant in Lakeland is the diversity of the area’s cuisine. Unlike other areas where ethnic foods, seafood, etc. might not go over well, or might be hard to come by, Lakeland is open to just about anything you can think of. From delicious cultural experiences to seafood fresh off the coast, Central Florida cities have some fine choices for tastes of all kinds.
Think that going into the restaurant business might be for you? We say go for it! Lorio and Associates owns and manages several restaurant-friendly spaces throughout the greater Lakeland area, and we can help you find the home that is perfect for you and allows you to make your dream a reality. As with anything, you can’t take properties at face value. Each business owner will bring his or her own perspective to the table and make the property into something entirely different and unique. We will work with you to find a space that meets your needs and offers the room for creative growth that every restaurant owner craves.
Give us a call and let us help you become Lakeland’s next big thing!