Business Development

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Whether recruiting new businesses or helping existing ones expand, the Economic Development team can guide you through permitting and offer valuable business data to take your business from concept to completion.  To explore all the data, visit businessexplorer.coralgables.com.

Data tools

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Community Summary

An interactive infographic

Community Summary
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Demographics

See our workforce

Demographics
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Business

Explore businesses in the city

Business
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Talent

Data about universities and degrees

Talent
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Map

Easy-to-use mapping tool 

Map
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Property Search

Find optimal business locations

Property Search

Business Workshops

Use YouTube to Grow Your Business  

September 23, 2021

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Optimizing Your Energy for High Performance

August 26, 2021

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Learn the Basics of Google Ads

July 29, 2021

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Get Your Business on Google Searches and Maps

June 24, 2021

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Part 1  - Digital Marketing 

February 3, 2021

February 4, 2021

Part 2 - E-Commerce Sites

February 24, 2021

February 25, 2021

Part 3 - Innovative Technologies

March 26, 2021

April 9, 2021

April 16, 2021

Business Recovery Webinars

COVID - BUSINESS RECOVERY WEBINAR #1  The first of the Business Recovery Webinars focused on helping businesses navigate through the COVID pandemic and into the new normal. The panel of a retailer, restaurateur and marketing expert discussed the challenges, opportunities and ways that they have been able to keep up their operations during the crisis. 

COVID - BUSINESS RECOVERY WEBINAR #2 The second Business Recovery Webinar focused on how to place ads on Instagram and Facebook. You will also find tips and tools for understanding merchandising with a focus on marketing. Coral Gables announced a special Social Media Micro Grant opportunity for Coral Gables restaurants, retailers and cultural organizations for social media promotion.

COVID - SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOW UP FORUM

This special webinar focused on how businesses could advertise on social media. Watch the webinar below to see a step by step process on how to use social media advertising dollars during the pandemic to drive online traffic to your business. 

Retail 2021: What's in Store? A special panel discussion with the City's retail consultant Downtown Works on the current state a future of the retail and restaurant industry in Coral Gables. May 5, 2021

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP  In this workshop, in partnership with the City's Information Technology Department, businesses were given advice and steps from leading experts on to develop and strengthen their eCommerce presence.