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.
Sumter County Economic Development has once again been recognized as one of 66 economic development organizations accredited by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as an Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO).
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.
This holiday season looks a little different, but we can still share joy. Shop Small and support your favorite small businesses – both in-store and online – all holiday season long. Don’t forget: This year Small Business Saturday® falls on November 28.
The demand for The Villages lifestyle is helping the job market in Sumter County recover faster than much of Florida. Construction in the developing areas of The Villages south of State Road 44 has roared back to life and many contractors are adding new employees to keep up with the pace.
WHEREAS, October is National Manufacturing Month, an effective way to highlight the importance of the manufacturing sector in our local, state, and national economies, and to draw attention to the many rewarding, high-skilled manufacturing careers available within our community; and…
Sumter County and The Villages Land Operating Company, LLC signed a landmark economic development incentive agreement to assist with the construction of a new rail spur, sidetrack and transflow facility in Governor Rick Scott Industrial Park, which is located in Coleman.
The Sumter County Board of County Commissioners (“The Board”) is providing reimbursement for the local for-profit businesses located in Sumter County, Florida, which had expenditures acquiring materials or services on or after March 1, 2020, through July 31, 2020, and directly related to the COVID-19 safety and compliance measures.
Company adapts annual event to virtual format, invites entrepreneurs to pitch new, niche and innovative products via virtual meetings scheduled for Oct. 1, 2020.