Quarterly Articles & Economic Scene

Disaster Preparedness

Was Your Home Deemed Unhabitable Due to Hurricane Ian?

December 06, 2022

The Florida Department of Emergency Management will deploy travel trailers and recreational vehicles (RVs) to provide non-congregate shelter (NCS) to Volusia County residents whose homes are unhabitable as a result of Hurricane Ian.

Webinars, Workshops & Forums

New Year, New Business Venture?

December 06, 2022

Has the time come for you to launch your new business?

Veteran Resources

First Look: SBA Veteran Small Business Certification Program

December 06, 2022

The Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Veterans Business Development and SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman share important updates about the new Veteran Small Business Certification Program.

Grants & Funding

Could an IDA Bond Be the Answer for Your Capital Project?

December 06, 2022

Promising data reported recently by the Dodge Construction Network article, Total Construction Starts Increase in October, suggested optimism despite the headwinds of higher interest rates, construction, and inflation.

Grants & Funding

AAEA Business Relief Funding Program

December 06, 2022

The damage to properties throughout Florida from Hurricanes Ian and Nicole created a great need. Businesses need help with everything from understanding the variations, parameters and steps of insurance claims to needing assistance with deductibles, and support to achieve full recovery.

Tourism Updates

Florida Tourism Numbers Continue Upswing

November 28, 2022

Florida welcomed a record number of visitors in the third quarter of this year, according to Visit Florida, the state's tourism marketing corporation.

Grants & Funding

IFund & Johnnie Walker First Strides Grant Program

November 28, 2022

IFundWomen and the Johnnie Walker First Strides initiative will fund 10 trailblazing women-owned businesses who are pushing boundaries to move culture forward.

Grants & Funding

Restaurant Strong Fund Community Award

November 28, 2022

The Restaurant Strong Community Award, made possible by the Grubhub Community Fund, will honor small business restaurants throughout the U.S. that have made positive impacts in their communities.

Business News & Resources

Tampa Developer to Build 1-Million-Square-Foot Industrial Park in Edgewater

November 28, 2022

A Tampa real estate developer has bought 83 acres in Volusia County and will begin construction on a 1 million-square-foot industrial park at the beginning of the new year.

Economic Reports

“Q” Breakfast SBA Presentation Available

November 28, 2022

For those interested, the Small Business Administration presentation from the November 2022 “Q” Breakfast is available to view or download on FloridaBusiness.org.

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