Services

SERVICES

We are the primary resource for business information, recruitment, development and assistance. Our professional team is here to work with you in a variety of capacities. We offer professional and timely services. We invite you to contact us today to learn more and our programs and services. We can be reached at (954)-828-6130 or businessfriendly@fortlauderdale.gov.

SITE SELECTION SERVICES

If you are seeking a site for your startup, relocating, or expanding enterprise throughout the Fort Lauderdale CRA area, we offer complementary site selection services that can assist you in identifying the most suitable potential locations. This includes lease or own options.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

We understand the sensitive nature of negotiating a business relocation, development project, or incentive deal. The CRA team is glad to help you coordinate the various elements of your project with other City departments, to help ensure success at critical junctures.

MARKET DATA & BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

Assessing market feasibility is an important step in the process of any business venture. The CRA team and our affiliates can provide you with data that allows you to assess demographics, demand, competition, and market share in the CRA areas.

SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

Small Business. Big Impact. That is what we believe and strive for at the CRA. The CRA team has a thorough understanding of the needs of small and independent enterprises and provide technical assistance services to address those needs. Whether it’s individual counseling, business development services, or financial planning that you seek, we can connect you to the right expert to arm you with the tools you need to succeed.

BUSINESS INCENTIVES/GRANTS

The CRA offers a variety of local grant and incentive programs, allowing us to compete on a regional, national and global level for jobs, businesses and private investment. In addition to our own programs, CRA’s connections to various lenders and economic development organizations make it easy for us to help identify additional funding opportunities for businesses to support job creation, expansion into new markets, and growth acceleration.