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Miami-Dade views itself as small business capital of the nation


Written by on January 8, 2019

Miami-Dade is widely known as the cruise capital of the world, but according to Gary Hartfield, director of the county’s Small Business Development Division, it could easily lay claim to a similar title based on its offerings to growing companies of modest size.

“Others in the nation come [and] look at us,” he said of his department’s many provisions, which last year saw 51 small firms graduate from its Small Business Enterprise program by exceeding its upper earnings limits. “That shows us the program is working. They’re coming to into our program benefitting from it, the county is benefitting and they’re growing [and] bringing more people and dollars into our community.”…To read the full story click here