Published on Mar 26, 2013 by Business Development
In an effort to help local businesses obtain County contracts, the Immokalee Lighting and Beautification MSTU is dividing the maintenance contract into different components. The Immokalee Beautification MSTU manage the maintenance of all public area along Main Street (SR 29) and 1st Street (CR 846) within the limits of Immokalee Urban Area.
Meeting April 2, 2013
The IBDC has offered many training opportunities to help us continue and maintain professionalism in our business. In the last two
weeks I have had to turn down 12 children because of lack of space and in the twelve years of our operation never have we had to turn down that many at once. Thanks CRA for teaching us how to properly market our
business and in every area in which they have assisted us
Celebrating Small Businesses in Immokalee: Here: Manuel Padilla, Inc. Manuel Padilla Inc., a local construction company owned by Manuel Padilla attended the Immokalee Builders’ Expo, curious to learn if there could be opportunity for his small construction company to grow and create jobs for Immokalee’s laborers and tradesmen.
REMINDER FOR ALL BUSINESS ENTITIES:
It is now time to file the 2012 Annual Report to maintain "active" status with the Division of Corporations. The report is due by May 1st. Annual Reports filed after May 1st will be assessed a $400.00 late fee, which cannot be waived.
Published on Apr 06, 2012 by Marie Capita
Immokalee CRA’s Executive Director, Penny Phillippi, had one goal and two objectives in mind last year when she charged the IBDC staff to coordinate a gathering of developers, contractors, sub-contractors, laborers, vendors and procurement specialist in the construction field, The goal was job creation.
Objective 1: Identify Immokalee’s independent construction companies eligible for Section 3 Business Certification and assist them with the application process.
Objective 2: Provide a forum to introduce the small construction firms and vendors to the larger contractors and developers and in doing so create employment opportunities for sub-contractors and local tradesmen.
Manuel Padilla Inc., a local construction company owned by Manuel Padilla attended the Builders’Expo, curious to learn if there could be opportunity for his small construction company to grow and create jobs for Immokalee’s laborers and tradesmen.
With the assistance and services provided by the IBDC, Manuel Padilla, Inc. was certified as a Section 3 Business eligible to bid on projects funded by HUD.
When the Immokalee Stormwater project came up for bid Manuel Padilla was in a position to pursue a sub-contracting spot with DN Higgins as a Section 3 Business.
In compliance with HUD Section 3 requirements, DN Higgins awarded the Section 3 Business contract to Manuel Padilla, Inc.
Manuel Padilla continues to receive technical support and coaching from IBDC while his construction company is in the expanding phase.
Section 3 CertificationWorkshop
Saturday February 18, 2012
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
1320 N. 15th Street - Suite 2 Immokalee, FL
Published on Jan 18, 2012 by Marie Capita
Business 2Day / Independence 2Morrow
Published on Dec 21, 2011 by Marie Capita
The staff at Immokalee CRA and Business Development Center are proud to add Cynthia's Cleaning Company to the growing list of Immokalee's small business owners.
Published on Sep 16, 2011 by Marie Capita
The IBDC Entrepreneur School is set to begin it's second session on June 6th. This six week course will meet on Monday evenings from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Immokalee Community Park.
Published on Apr 07, 2011 by Business Development
The Immokalee Regional Airport is adding new aviation tenants with the construction of a new test facility for turbo gas generators overhauled from former aircraft engines. The Collier County Board of County Commissioners approved on Tuesday the lease for Turbo Services, Inc. and their participation in Fast Track permitting through the County's Economic Stimulus program