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EDC Assists Harmar Mobility in Expansion, Adding New Manufacturing Jobs

The Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners voted today to award Harmar Mobility, LLC $129,000 from its economic development fund (EDIF) paid over 10 years and provide a 10-year exemption […]


Shipping Giant MyUS.com Continues Its Unrivaled Service with Its New Global Shipping Product

PackageHopper by MyUS Connecting People and Products — Across the Globe — Remains MyUS.com’s Mission MyUS.com is thrilled to announce its continued solution expansion with the addition of its new […]


EDC Board Votes to form Task Force, Name Lisa Krouse CEO

SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (August 5, 2021)  — The board of directors for The Sarasota County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) met today and voted to end its outside search for a […]


EDC Names Erin Silk Vice President of Business Development Services

Silk Will Lead Work to Diversify Local Economy The Sarasota County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), the only organization actively working to diversify and grow Sarasota County’s economy, has announced the […]

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Sarasota named one of 10 Best Places to Live in U.S.

Sarasota has been named one of the top 10 Best Places to Live in the U.S. for 2021-22, according to U.S. News & World Report. The Sarasota area is No. […]


MyUS.com Announces 50+ Immediate Warehouse Job Openings- Exciting Application Incentives

The Sarasota-Based Company Will Offer Gas Cards, Kona Ice, Amazon Gift Cards, and $2,000 Sign-On Bonuses at Hiring Event MyUS.com, a Sarasota-based international shipping giant, recently shared its plans for […]

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Media Advisory: EDC Focuses on Transition

SARASOTA, FL (June 17, 2021) The Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County voted today to retain Lisa Krouse as the interim CEO when current interim […]


Enzymedica Wins 7 “Best Of” Honors

Enzymedica, a market leader in natural solutions for digestive health and wellness, continued its winning streak this year by announcing four of its best-selling products were named favorites by consumers […]


Emergency Rental Assistance Program Open

Sarasota County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program is now accepting applications for those unable to pay rent or utilities due to financial hardship caused by COVID-19. Click here for a list […]


City of North Port Named #8 Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business

North Port, Florida – With Florida’s magical tax scores on its side and a decent income per capita at over $35,000, North Port isn’t doing too bad for itself at […]

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Opportunities for All – Now Accepting Applications for Summer Internship Program

The Opportunities For All (OFA) Summer Internship Program will assist in matching minority interns and businesses for a fully-funded eight (8) week internship experience. ​ The Opportunities For All  Summer […]


Sarasota County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Sarasota County is a recipient of U.S. Department of the Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance funding. Eligible households may receive up to 12 months of assistance, plus an additional three months […]

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