During the summer of 2018, Mark Johnson made an appointment at the Florida SBDC at UNF to discuss his plans to start Johnsons Coastal Marine Construction along with his father and his brother. They...
Business & Economic Outcomes
|*Gov't Contracts Acquired||$65.9M||$488.1M|
|**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced||2,663||37,966|
|*New Businesses Started||16||381|
|Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted||1,124||24,191|
|Minorities||328 (29%)||8,988 (37%)|
|Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans||145 (13%)||2,316 (10%)|
|Women||533 (47%)||10,123 (42%)|
|Professional Consulting Hours Delivered||10,476||162,519|
Number of Small Employer Businesses19,016
Percent of Employer Businesses93.5%
Number of Workers Employed by Small Businesses155,178
Percent of Employees41.2%
Small Business Payroll$6.3B
Percent of Payroll36.2%
Number of Self-Employed Businesses (Census Bureau ACS, 2018)38,522
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District 4 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.