Economic Development Toolkit

Whether you are a new business or a serial entrepreneur in town, we are delighted you chose to locate your business in Miami Shores Village. Our goal is to foster a healthy local economy through partnerships and support to large and small-scale businesses. We hope this toolkit provides important resources, from business grants, demographic data, steps to obtain a business tax receipts, to details about the Miami Shores Village Market. Consider this toolkit your one stop shop. We look forward to working with you to ensure your continued success.

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See tools below for business resources, grants, and training in Miami Shores:

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To explore further economic opportunties please contact Deputy Manager Tanya Wilson for more information.

Are you planning on opening up a new business in Miami Shores?

If, so please read our guide.

Are you planning on remodeling an existing business in Miami Shores?

Check out our easy permiting process here.

Are you expanding a local business? 

Please contact our Staff for Zoning verification.

Are you planning to relocate your business to Miami Shores?

You may qualify for local, state and federal incentives!

For more information on Statewide Incentives, please visit the Florida Department of Economic Development

Further Resources:

Beacon Council
80 SW 8 Street
Suite 2400
Miami, FL 33130
Phone: 305-579-1300
Link: Beacon Council Website

Data, location assistance, business expansion and retention support, information about the State of Florida's financial incentive programs.

Florida Finance Network

Link:Florida Finance Website

Offers Grants for commercial properties in target areas, Enterprise Zone program, technical assistance.
Miami-Dade County Office of Community and Economic Development
140 West Flagler Street
Suite 1000
Miami, FL 33130
Phone: 305-375-3431
Link: Miami-Dade County Office of Community and Economic Development Website
Offers Grants for commercial properties and technical assistance.

Miami Dade Score
2000 Ponce De Leon BLVD #600
Miami, FL 33134
Phone: (786) 425-9119
Link:Miami Dade SCORE Website

Offers expert help and mentoring opportunities for small businesses as well as workshops and networking.
Miami-Dade Enterprise Community Center
49 NW 5th Street
Citadel Building
Miami, FL 33128
Phone: 305-579-2730
Offers a variety of assistance where there are lenders, loan packagers, business counselors, Small Business Administration, research data, business seminars, and more. Administered by the Miami-Dade County Office of Community and Economic Development.
Greater Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce
9620 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 201
Miami Shores, FL 33138
Phone: 305-754-5466
Link: Greater Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce Website
A resource for promoting your business and establishing important connections within the area.
Small Business Administration
100 S Biscayne Boulevard
7th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-536-5521
Link: Small Business Administration Website
Offers loan program information, technical assistance, and other services.
South Florida Regional Planning Council
3440 Hollywood Boulevard
Suite 140
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone: 954-985-4416
Link: South Florida Regional Planning Council Website
A resources that offers low-interest loans for small businesses through a Revolving Loan Program.

Catalyst Miami
PO BOX 381949
Miami, FL 33238
Phone: 305-576-5001                   Link:Website       

Offers free services such as Financial coaching - Tax prep - Worker-owned Enterprises academy and  Small business support 

Start Up FIU
11200 SW 8th Street,
MARC Building 3rd Floor

Miami, FL 33174
Phone: 305-348-7156
Link: Website

An initiative that fosters and develops entrepreneurship and innovation to pursue opportunities at FIU, in Miami, and around the world.

Miami Bayside Foundation
25 SE 2nd Ave Suite 240
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-379-7070


Offers advance economic development in Miami through the support of minority businesses and education. It provides loans, scholarships, and offers business workshops.


Miami Dade County Bids
111 NW 1st Street,13th Floor
Miami, FL 33128

Link: Website

The County uses a variety of competitive methods to acquire goods and services. Submit bids and learn Miami Dade County's Process to become a vendor.


Below are just some of the insitutions and organzations that we have partnered with.

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Get help with Zoning Verification please contact:

Claudia C. Hasbun, AICP
Planning, Zoning & Resiliency Director

Miami Shores Village Comprehensive Plan documents the long-term vision for the future. (Pending)