Learn about FLVEC Partner Charlotte County Economic Development:
1) In what ways does Charlotte County Economic Development help business owners?
The Charlotte County Economic Development Office provides services to help existing and new incoming businesses develop community and business partnerships, streamline permitting issues, locate sites or buildings, develop relationships with universities, and connect to workforce programs.
2) Why is it important for business owners to take the time to contact Charlotte County Economic Development?
The main reason is to keep the lines of communication open between the public and private sectors to build strong community relationships for the advancement of local business. For this purpose, Charlotte County, has developed a dynamic Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Program that promotes job growth by helping companies with their business concerns, and assisting them to achieve business success.
In the short term the BRE program provides community support for local businesses; solves immediate individual business concerns; and complies an inventory of existing businesses with contact information. In the long term the BRE program improves the competitiveness of local businesses; and establishes and implements a strategic plan of action for business growth.
3) Which types of businesses does Charlotte County Economic Development help?
The Charlotte County Economic Development Office will assist all community businesses to achieve success, however our targeted industries include: Advanced Manufacturing; Distribution; and Aviation.
4) What are some things Charlotte County Economic Development hears from business owners that other business owners should know about?
Please watch our Business Testimonials from our Business Leaders:
A) Sunsil Samtani, General Manager, Pulsafeeder
B) Tom King, President and General Manager, Supertrak
C) Dana Carr, Vice President and Director of Operations, Air Trek, Inc.
D) Warren Newell, Development Director, Cheney Brothers, Inc.
E) John McCormack, Director of Maintenance, APG Avionics
F) Bill Hawley, President and CEO, Fawcett Memorial Hospital
G) Darryl Keys, President & CEO, Zypha Corporation
5) Is there a cost for business owners to use Charlotte County Economic Development and its services / resources?
We are be a business' single point of contact at no cost to them. Businesses can turn to the Charlotte County Economic Development office for assistance with:
A) Local, regional, and state government agencies
B) Site location and building selection process
C) Workforce and training needs
D) Development and construction processes
E) Obtaining tax incentives, grants, and workforce training funds
F) Resources, data, ideas, partnerships, and collaborations