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Resources for economic development


Report Concerning Proposed Amendments to Hillsborough County's Comprehensive Land Use Plan - CPA 10-14 and CPA 10-15 aka "Green Technology Corridor" Plan Amendments

South Hillsborough County Non-Residential
Building Permits by Type - 2009

SHED Council is a signatory of STEM Florida's Declaration of INTERdependence, addressing STEM Talent in Florida. Download a copy of A Snapshot: The State of STEM in Florida

Download: KPMG - A Guide to Business Location

2010-2015 Roadmap to Florida’s Future:

Executive Executive Summary   Cluster Strategies Diversification: Cluster Strategies
Talent Talent   Innovation Innovation
Growth Leadership / Infrastructure Growth Leadership / Infrastructure   Business Climate Business Climate
Global Hub Global Hub   Quality of Life Quality of Life

Planning Studies:

Green Hillsborough
Green Hillsborough" is not just a slogan, it's a way of doing business for Hillsborough County. 

Hillsborough County Zoning Districts Map
There are 51 different zoning districts for which a property in unincorporated Hillsborough County could be zoned. 

Hillsborough County Disadvantaged Minority / Disadvantaged Women Business Enterprise & Small Business Enterprise Programs
To provide full opportunity for minority / women owned and small businesses to participate in the County's procurement programs which include construction, contractual services, professional consulting services, and commodities.

Hillsborough County Agriculture - Agriculture Stewardship Program
The Agriculture Stewardship Program is a vehicle to encourage the economic viability of agriculture by recognizing and rewarding the benefits or services that agricultural land provides to the community.

Corporate Business Development Incentive Programs
Job Creation Incentive Programs

Target Area Reinvestment Partnership (TARP) Pilot Program
Selected applicants can qualify for financial grants to reimburse approved redeveloped expenses directly incurred to reconstruct vacant, derelict or sub-standard commercial buildings within the designated CDBG target areas.

Small Business Information Center
The Center offers small business workshops and free business counseling and has small business resource material available.

Enterprise Zones
Encourage economic growth and investment in certain areas by offering tax advantages and incentives to businesses located within the zone.

Sales & Use Taxes: State of Florida

Intangible Tax: State of Florida

Facts about Opportunities in Exporting: Small Business Administration

Tampa Foreign Trade Zone #79

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