Nestled between Sanibel and Captiva with beach views for miles is Tween Waters Resort, a property holding of Sanibel Captiva Beach Resorts, offering 137 historic seaside cottages, suites, studios,...
Business & Economic Outcomes
|*Gov't Contracts Acquired||$5M||$335M|
|**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced||3,113||37,966|
|*New Businesses Started||29||288|
|Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted||960||23,889|
|Minorities||297 (31%)||8,842 (37%)|
|Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans||92 (10%)||2,266 (9%)|
|Women||417 (43%)||9,969 (42%)|
|Professional Consulting Hours Delivered||10,337||162,476|
Number of Small Employer Businesses21,469
Percent of Employer Businesses95.6%
Number of Workers Employed by Small Businesses181,006
Percent of Employees58%
Small Business Payroll$7.2B
Percent of Payroll53.9%
Number of Self-Employed Businesses (Census Bureau ACS, 2018)46,594
In 2004, the Grisales family moved from Colombia to Bonita Springs in search of opportunities that would empower and improve their lives. At the young age of 13, Valentina Grisales, one of two...
District 19 Contact Information
Statewide with 9 regional offices, over 40 centers, and approximately 50 outreach locations, Florida SBDC services are available to aspiring and existing businesses in every Florida county. Below are your district's resources and a link to a directory of additional Florida SBDC offices across the state.