The Nature Coast Business Development Council Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of each month.  Our normal meeting time and place is 3:00pm in the meeting room of the Central Florida College, Jack Wilkinson Campus. The next scheduled meeting is August 11th.

Welcome to the ncbdc

Working for a better economic outlook for Levy County, Florida

As we take a look at market segments that comprise our economic offerings, those businesses that might one day call Levy County home can see the possibilities as it relates to our local talent, industry, transportation, and quality of life.

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resources

Gems along the Nature Coast

we’re pleased to bring you this enhanced resource portal designed to connect entrepreneurs with business support organizations, programs, and service providers who can support their growing business.

site selection

An exacting approach

Explore our inventory of sites and buildings, using the filters to narrow down your search by location, square footage/acreage, utilities and more. Or, take a look at our featured properties.

workforce

Saline to Silicon

A skilled workforce is the engine that keeps business running. Building that engine begins early on with career pathways. 

business directory

More B2B than ABC

Explore businesses along Florida’s Nature Coast with our searchable Business Directory listing. 

targeted industry

It’s all about the fit

Florida – and here in Levy County – certain industry sectors are identified as “target industry.” These are desirable because of the economic impact they create, including skilled jobs.

exporting in florida

Personal in Nature

Many SMEs (Small to Medium Enterprises) in rural areas are naturally accustomed to conducting their business at the local, regional and statewide levels. They have a lot in common with SMEs all across the United States; less than 5% of U.S. companies export.

One Size Fits One

Creating Strategies That Work For YOU

As we work with businesses who may wish to relocate to Levy County, we realize there are many factors that comprise a good fit. View some of our Business Spotlight videos.

How We Work. Our Mission & Values

Starting or growing your own business on the Nature Coast is an exciting time. We know your success takes a team effort, and we represent a large and diverse team that will work with you to ensure that success.

Doing Business in Levy County

We’ve put together some resources to help you get started. We would love to learn more about your business and what we can do for you.

Finding the Workforce

Working with partners like CareerSource and CF, we have a talent pool that is growing and sustained to meet your business needs.

FAQs for Starting / Expanding

We have created FAQs to answer the most common questions you will likely have when starting or expanding a business, from permitting and construction steps, to financing and other needs you might have.

Locating the Site

We can offer Site Selection to help you narrow your site search finding sites and buildings to meet your growing needs.

Business Spotlights 

Over the years we’ve had the pleasure of spotlighting numerous businesses along the Nature Coast. Watch business spotlights and see the success others have had doing business in Levy County.

Contact

Get In Touch

Looking to move your business, or start your business, in Levy County? We’d love to learn more. Please complete this simple form and tell us about your project.

 

Starting or growing your own business on the Nature Coast is an exciting time. We know your success takes a team effort, and we represent a large and diverse team that will work with you to ensure that success.