The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis forced the Martin County business community to confront immense challenges. The purpose of the Martin County Business Renewal Program is to help Martin County businesses that have suffered financial hardship resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic. Small business owners in particular are facing extremely difficult circumstances. The Martin County Business […]
Join us online or by phone for the BDBMC’s next Board meeting on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. Join by Video: https://itsfiber.accessionmeeting.com/j/1164327173; Join by Phone: 772 597 6338; Meeting ID: 116 432 7173
Check out Martin County’s recent Small Talk on the topic of PPP Loan Forgiveness featuring Denny Hudson and Greg Nuttal. Application Deadline for the PPP is June 30, 2020.
The Martin County Office of Tourism and Marketing is pleased to announce that the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) has approved the short-term vacation rental plan that was submitted following its approval at the Board of County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, May 19. Click here for more details. (May 22, 2020 – […]
NEW! Governor DeSantis Executive Order 20-120 effective May 11: Barber shops, hair salons and nail salons are permitted to re-open with enhanced safety protocols for all counties in phase one. Department of Business Professional Regulation FAQs available here.
The Martin County Board Of County Commissioners is now providing an online COVID-19 Update Monday – Friday at 4:30 p.m. View the latest one here.
See Access for Capital for details on other loan programs available to businesses during COVID-19. (April 15, 2020 – 8:14 am)
#SBA South FL Office will host virtual office hours for the @SBAgov EID (Economic Injury Disaster) Loan Program. Click here for details. (4/6/2020 – 1:30 pm)
Governor Ron Desantis’ “Safer At Home” Executive Order 20-19 with guidelines for Essential Services and Essential Activities is now effective. The order provides for the addition of essential services with the approval of the State Coordinator Officer, in close coordination with the State Health Officer. To make a formal request to the State to add […]
The Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council released a Business Resource Guide for dealing with impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Florida Governor Ron Desantis Issues Executive Order Number 20-71 impacting Restaurants, Gyms and Fitness Centers* (3/20/2020 – 3:45 p.m.)
Florida Governor’s request to the SBA for federal disaster loan assistance has been approved under # FL-00152. Businesses seeking to apply for long- term SBA Disaster Loan Assistance can find information here. (3/18/2020 – 4:10 p.m.)
March 16, 2020 – Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced economic injury from COVID-19. The […]
The Business Development Board of Martin County (BDBMC) is seeking applications by Monday, August 17, 2020 from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill five (5) at-large vacancies on the Business Development Board. Executive-owner industry leadership being sought for these open seats include representation from key areas including: Manufacturing, Healthcare, Private Capital Markets, […]
Learn more here.
Here’s how to help educate our community about the upcoming August 18 Voter Referendum. Send emails to your contacts telling them about the Voter Referendum on August 18. Add the referendum email badge to your email signature. Post on your social media channels promoting the Voter Referendum on August 18. Place posters or signs at […]
To protect the health and well-being of residents and visitors from the spread of COVID-19, all beaches, beach accesses and parking for beach access will be closed by emergency order. This includes all public beaches, associated boardwalks, walkways, dedicated public parking areas and the area on the beach beginning at the entrance of the beach. […]
Big times call for sound Small (Business) Talk and advice . . . Join us on Wednesday, May 27 to learn more about “Pathogens in the Air” and a new Safety Program developed by Stuart’s International Training featuring Owners Brian Carney and Stephanie Miele.