Qualified Targeted Industry (QTI) Tax Refund
Qualified Defense Contractor (QDC) Tax Refund
Capital Investment Tax Credit (CITC)
High Impact Business Performance Incentive (HIPI) Grant
Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) Program
State Brownfield Incentives
Economic Development Transportation Fund (Road Fund)
Aviation Industry Tax Exemptions
Clean Technology Tax Exemptions
Electricity & Steam Tax Exemption
Machinery and Equipment Tax Exemptions
Research & Development Tax Exemptions
Semiconductor, Defense, or Space Technology Exemptions
Space Industry Tax Exemptions
Help for start-ups: UCF Technology Incubator.
Free training and counseling: National Entrepreneur Center.
Online Resource Library: Orange County Virtual Entrepreneur Center
Bilingual assistance to Hispanic entrepreneurs trying to establish or expand their business: The Hispanic Business Initiative Fund Florida.
Assistance with relocating your business to Orange County: Orlando Economic Development Commission.
Assistance with relocating your business to Florida: Enterprise Florida, Inc.
Assistance locating office, lab and manufacturing space: Central Florida Research Park.
For additional assistance to relocate your company to Orange County. Contact the Office of Economic Trade & Tourism Development at (407) 836-7326.
The State of Florida provides loans through the Economic Gardening Business Loan program. Apply on the Black Business Investment Fund web site which manages the program. You do not need to be a minority owned business to qualify.
The Small Business Administration participates in a number of loan programs designed for business owners who may have trouble qualifying for a traditional bank loan.
To help revitalize business zones in designated corridors by improving the aesthetic appeal for shoppers and business owners, Orange County’s BANC Program (Business Assistance for Neighborhood Corridors) provides façade grants to small businesses.
Resources for the biotech and medical device industry: BioFlorida.
Comprehensive business assistance for Orlando biotech companies: bioOrlando.
Find out if you qualify for additional business loans and assistance programs.
Help developing Florida's high tech businesses: Florida High Tech Corridor Council.
Lake Nona and Innovation Way land resources: Tavistock Group.
Orange County Office of Economic Development
Orange County Government Administration Center
201 S. Rosalind Avenue, 5th Floor
Orlando, FL 32801
Email: Economic Development
Phone: (407) 836-7370
Fax: (407) 836-7399
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