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Okeechobee County Economic Development Corporation | 2229 NW 9th Ave Okeechobee, FL 34972 | P: 1 (863) 357-2334 | E: info@ocedcorp.com

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY CARES ACT BUSINESS GRANT

New Guidelines are availalbe CLICK HERE for Guidelines and to Apply Online.

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
Contact Us: 863.357.2334

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY CARES ACT BUSINESS GRANT

New Guidelines are availalbe CLICK HERE for Guidelines and to Apply Online.

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FPL Okeechobee Solar Energy Center
05/25/2020 | Florida Power & Light Company’s proposed large-scale, universal solar energy center could have a positive impact on Okeechobee County and the State of Florida. We deliver electricity that is cleaner and more reliable than ever before, for a...read more

Bautech USA Signs Building Purchase and Lease Agreement with Okeechobee Airport Industrial Park
05/25/2020 | Okeechobee County, February 5, 2020 – Bautech USA was in Okeechobee County to sign the documentation for the purchase of two buildings in the Okeechobee Airport Industrial Park. Bautech USA, is a company dedicated to providing complete solutions for the construction industry,...read more

IRSC Wins ASPEN Prize
04/05/2019 | It's a great day to be a Pioneer. Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program announced Tuesday that Indian River State College was awarded the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. IRSC will share the award...read more

Okeechobee County Economic Development Corporation names first President
03/22/2019 | OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee County Economic Development Corp. leaders have named their first president and chief executive officer. Megan Smith is set to take the lead of the newly formed public-private partnership in late March. “The board of directors has...read more

Partnership between Piper Aircraft and IRSC aims to train more highly skilled aviation workers
10/12/2018 | VERO BEACH — Piper Aircraft, already boasting its biggest staff in a decade, announced Friday it is launching an accredited apprenticeship program in cooperation with Indian River State College.  Simon Caldecott, president and CEO, said the apprenticeship program...read more

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Florida Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster
07/19/2018 | The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Florida as a result of Hurricane Irma on...read more

DEO Activates Emergency Business Damage Assessment on Algal Blooms
07/18/2018 | Upon a request from Florida Governor Rick Scott, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has activated the Business Damage Assessment survey on FloridaDisaster.biz. This survey will help the state determine the best way to assist businesses impacted...read more

Florida Ranked #4 in Advanced Placement Class Performance
02/21/2018 | Florida ranked fourth in the nation again for getting students to take — and pass — Advanced Placement classes, with students in the class of 2017 continuing a decade-long trend of AP improvement, results released Wednesday showed. Nearly 31 percent of Florida...read more

Florida Ranks #4 in Nation for Tax Climate
10/20/2017 | The Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index enables business leaders, government policymakers, and taxpayers to gauge how their states’ tax systems compare. While there are many ways to show how much is...read more

PLEASE TAKE OUR “20 QUESTIONS” e-SURVEY
08/15/2017 | Want to help Florida’s Heartland Economic Region of Opportunity (FHERO)? Click on this link for an anonymous, 3-minute survey that will help us create a new brand identity. FHERO will use it to market...read more


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