Pilar Guzman Zavala was still beaming with energy and excitement having just returned from an airport conference in Denver in early March. Her small business,HalfMoon Empanadas, was preparing to...
Business & Economic Outcomes
|*Gov't Contracts Acquired||$81.9K||$335M|
|**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced||1,245||37,966|
|*New Businesses Started||21||288|
|Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted||534||23,889|
|Minorities||400 (75%)||8,842 (37%)|
|Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans||30 (6%)||2,266 (9%)|
|Women||201 (38%)||9,969 (42%)|
|Professional Consulting Hours Delivered||6,369||162,476|
Number of Small Employer Businesses14,611
Percent of Employer Businesses96.2%
Number of Workers Employed by Small Businesses109,753
Percent of Employees50.3%
Small Business Payroll$4.3B
Percent of Payroll42.9%
Number of Self-Employed Businesses (Census Bureau ACS, 2018)37,977
When you walk into the Expressed Juice warehouse in Miamis Allapattah neighborhood, the produce district where trucks bring food from farms for distribution, the smacking smell of citrus instantly...
District 24 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.