Start a Business

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Starting a Business? For a step-by-step guide, select from the following types of businesses!

Small Business Development:

For businesses such as family restaurants, auto repair, professional services, offices, small retail shops like gift shops or boutique clothing.

Commercial Development:

For large retail box or chain stores, this category also includes restaurant chains and fast food establishments.

Industrial Development:

For specialty industries such as manufacturing, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Design & Math) projects, service industry (ex: hospitals) and educational institutions.

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