YOUR HUB FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INSIGHTS

DATA & RESOURCES

YOUR HUB FOR ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT INSIGHTS

DATA AND RESOURCES

YOUR HUB FOR ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT INSIGHTS

DATA AND RESOURCES

ENHANCE YOUR VISION
South Miami-Dade data and resources for economic development

OUR STATE & REGION

South Florida is ideally positioned as the gateway to the Americas, boasting a thriving business environment supported by unparalleled advantages. Our robust infrastructure, abundant talent pool, and favorable tax policies create an ideal environment for both national and international enterprises to thrive.

Nestled #JustSouth of downtown Miami, South Miami-Dade stands out as the premier destination for businesses seeking growth and expansion in the vibrant South Florida region.

OUR STATE & REGION

South Florida is ideally positioned as the gateway to the Americas, boasting a thriving business environment supported by unparalleled advantages. Our robust infrastructure, abundant talent pool, and favorable tax policies create an ideal environment for both national and international enterprises to thrive.

Nestled #JustSouth of downtown Miami, South Miami-Dade stands out as the premier destination for businesses seeking growth and expansion in the vibrant South Florida region.

YOUR EDC OF
SOUTH MIAMI-DADE

Whether you’re a local business seeking expansion insights or a newcomer navigating our landscape, you can count on us for unwavering support. From demographic and workforce insights to taxation information and property finders, we serve as your comprehensive resource and trusted counselor, empowering your business to flourish in South Miami-Dade.

YOUR EDC OF
SOUTH MIAMI-DADE

Whether you’re a local business seeking expansion insights or a newcomer navigating our landscape, you can count on us for unwavering support. From demographic and workforce insights to taxation information and property finders, we serve as your comprehensive resource and trusted counselor, empowering your business to flourish in South Miami-Dade.

EXPLORE DATA INSIGHTS

EXPLORE DATA INSIGHTS

DISCOVER SOUTH MIAMI-DADE GRANTS & INCENTIVES

Relocating or launching a business in South Miami-Dade isn’t just rewarding; it’s also financially beneficial. Discover how the state of Florida can boost your business success with grants, refunds, and credits.

UNPARALLELED TAX ADVANTAGES

The Tax Foundation named Florida State the No. 1 business tax climate in the Southeast and No. 4 in the U.S. It’s no wonder, with a low corporate income tax of 5.5%, no inventory tax, no unitary tax, and a wide array of sales tax exemptions.

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UNPARALLELED TAX ADVANTAGES

The Tax Foundation named Florida State the No. 1 business tax climate in the Southeast and No. 4 in the U.S. It’s no wonder, with a low corporate income tax of 5.5%, no inventory tax, no unitary tax, and a wide array of sales tax exemptions.

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SBA HUB ZONES

Designed to foster economic development in underutilized business areas, HUBZones offer a unique opportunity for small businesses to thrive. South Miami-Dade has a high concentration of HUBZones. To learn more, access the B. SPA HUBZone Map.

To qualify, your business must meet specific criteria, including being majority-owned by U.S. citizens, having its principal office in a designated HUBZone, and employing at least 35% of its workforce from the same area. You can find the full qualification criteria in Title 13 Part 126 Subpart B of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

SBA HUB ZONES

Designed to foster economic development in underutilized business areas, HUBZones offer a unique opportunity for small businesses to thrive. South Miami-Dade has a high concentration of HUBZones. To learn more, access the interactive SPA HUBZone Map.

To qualify, your business must meet specific criteria, including being majority-owned by U.S. citizens, having its principal office in a designated HUBZone, and employing at least 35% of its workforce from the same area. You can find the full qualification criteria in Title 13 Part 126 Subpart B of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE

At the EDC of South Miami-Dade, we’re committed to helping the international business community expand and invest in our region. Beyond offering practical guidance, essential business resources, and connections to global markets, we’re ready to help you leverage these advantages to get a competitive edge internationally.

INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE

At the EDC of South Miami-Dade, we’re committed to helping the international business community expand and invest in our region. Beyond offering practical guidance, essential business resources, and connections to global markets, we’re ready to help you leverage these advantages to get a competitive edge internationally.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONE (FTZ)

Florida boasts the nation’s second-largest Foreign Trade Zone Network, with South Miami-Dade housing Florida Trade Zone 166 (FTZ 166), a general-purpose zone that provides businesses with duty-free treatment on imported and exported goods.

As the southernmost free trade zone in the U.S., FTZ 166 is an ideal hub for Latin American (LATAM) operations, stimulating international trade and investment in the region. FTZ is strategically located near key transportation routes—including the Florida Turnpike, Interstates 75 and 95, Miami International Airport, and the Port of Miami—offering unparalleled access and convenience for businesses looking to expand their global reach.

CLICK HERE for a map of foreign trade zones in Florida

FOREIGN TRADE ZONE (FTZ)

Florida boasts the nation’s second-largest Foreign Trade Zone Network, with South Miami-Dade housing Florida Trade Zone 166 (FTZ 166), a general-purpose zone that provides businesses with duty-free treatment on imported and exported goods.

As the southernmost free trade zone in the U.S., FTZ 166 is an ideal hub for Latin American (LATAM) operations, stimulating international trade and investment in the region. FTZ is strategically located near key transportation routes—including the Florida Turnpike, Interstates 75 and 95, Miami International Airport, and the Port of Miami—offering unparalleled access and convenience for businesses looking to expand their global reach.

CLICK HERE for a map of foreign trade zones in Florida

TRADE PROMOTIONS
& EXPORT SOLUTIONS

For information on international trade promotions, visit the U.S. Commercial Service page. For details on export solutions, including international sales strategies, access to global markets, local assistance, virtual services, and more, visit www.export.gov.

TRADE PROMOTIONS & EXPORT SOLUTIONS

For information on international trade promotions, visit the U.S. Commercial Service page. For details on export solutions, including international sales strategies, access to global markets, local assistance, virtual services, and more, visit www.export.gov.

OUR ROADMAP

Access the the Strategic Economic Development Plan for South Miami-Dade

OUR ROADMAP

Access the the Strategic Economic Development Plan for South Miami-Dade

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