Business Relations

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What is Business Relations?

Business Relations is a service of the Executive Department and is responsible for overseeing city services and development projects related to business and economic development, community redevelopment, and annexation initiatives.

Business Services

Through a partnership with the Small Business Development Center, the city also offers free, one-on-one business consulting, business development training and specialized workshops designed to help businesses grow and succeed.

Topics include:

  • Smart Start - Planning & preparation for small business start-ups
  • Marketing 101 - Effective ways to promote your business in today’s climate
  • Business Finance - How to fund your pathway to success
  • Food Safety Training - Perfect for new restaurateurs
  • Human Resources - What every business owner needs to know
  • Dollars & Cents - An introduction to accounting software
  • Credit Know How - Understanding the differences of personal and business credit

Other services include:

  • Training for business plan development & understanding marketing tools
  • Business assessments to identify strengths and weaknesses for growth potential
  • Supply & demand - how to price your product or service for best returns

Business Contact Information

It is important to periodically update both general contact information and emergency contact information for your business. If you own or operate a business in Temple Terrace, please visit the link below to submit/update contact information for your business. 

Review & update once annually & whenever there is a change is management.

Related Links

Commercial Property MLS

Development Project Video

City staff created a short video summarizing projects underway in the Temple Terrace Redevelopment Area (TTRA). The video also includes a short piece on the new Amazon Distribution Center located 2.5 miles east of the TTRA. The video was created near the end of 2020. 
View the video here.

For more information, please contact Greg Pauley, Business Relations Manager.