Operations

Disaster Preparedness, Economy, Operations, Resources, Success Stories

FSBDC at FIU helps Creativo Dance Studio make the right moves toward full recovery

Daysi Cepeda never thought about closing her Creativo Dance Studio before 2020, when the pandemic shook her to her core. Since 2002, Cepeda had been teaching young students dance in her studio locations, watching them blossom into happy, self-confident girls and boys. She adjusted the programming over the years and […]

Disaster Preparedness, Economy, Operations

Just 35% of Florida small businesses can maintain payroll without additional PPP, Goldman Sachs survey says

While America’s Main Street businesses are reopening as the vaccine rollout makes serious headway, small businesses are still very worried about maintaining payroll through the summer without additional relief, says a new national survey of small business owners called Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Voices. Its part of a series […]

Government contracting, Operations, Success Stories

For Jones Benitez Corporation, it’s all about building a company on a strong foundation

If you live in South Florida, you’ve likely walked on or driven over the work of Jones Benitez Corporation. Jones Benitez Corporation, or JBC, is a construction company specializing in highway and heavy civil construction projects. The company’s work has included highway bridge widening projects, sea wall reconstruction, roadway improvements […]

Government contracting, Networking, Operations, Strategy, Success Stories

HVAC exporter NESI Solutions now focusing on Florida, with action plan in hand

Nesi Solutions, a small business founded in 2007 by Flor and Alfredo Utset, designs, implements and maintains HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) systems and building automation solutions for its commercial clients, using today’s technology to improve performance and energy savings while providing clean, comfortable air. Among its many services, NESI […]