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Salty Boats Expanding Manufacturing Operation in Wildwood

Salty Boats is expanding to accommodate growth in their boat building operation. The anticipated capital investment for the project is $800,000. The company currently employs 9 people with plans to double, and then triple their employee count in the years following the expansion. Salty Boats has been operating in the marine industry for over 47 years. The company now manufactures several product lines of boats in Wildwood, Florida.

County Road 525E Phase 2 Improvements Beginning Soon to Accommodate Industrial Growth Near The City of Coleman

The widening and improvements will allow for easier truck access to existing businesses along the road and new businesses in the rapidly developing Governor Rick Scott Industrial Park. Another upcoming project on the road is the realignment of the crossing at CSX Rail’s Mainline-S which will also improve traffic flow and safety for businesses in the area.

Paycheck Protection Program resumes January 11, 2021

SBA, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, will open the Paycheck Protection Program loan portal on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 9 am ET. When the PPP loan portal system opens, it will initially accept First Draw PPP loan applications from participating CFIs, which include Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs), Certified Development Companies (CDCs), and Microloan Intermediaries.