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Small Business Enterprise - Construction
This program is a gender and race neutral program specifically for firms that are defined as independent construction companies. It is designed to provide opportunities for firms that meet the following criteria:
- Located and performing a commercially useful function in Miami-Dade County.
- Not exceeding 3 year average gross receipts of $10 million for general building (NAICS 236/SIC 15), $6 million for heavy construction contractors (NAICS 237/SIC 16), and $5 million for specialty trade contractors (NAICS 238,SIC 17).
- Local Business Tax Receipt for 1 year prior to certification
- Qualifier must own at least 10% of the certified firm's issued stock.
- Personal Net Worth does not exceed $1,500,000 for each owner.
- Owner can have only one Small Business Enterprise - Construction certified firm.
- Annual renewal of certification required.
Projects Under Review
Small Business Enterprise - Construction projects and the review status of each are available online.
Opportunities for small business participation in Miami-Dade County construction projects have been expanded through the use of Small Business Enterprise (SBE) – Construction measures. SBE- Construction certification is required by the Small
Business Development Division in order to participate on County construction projects fulfilling SBE – Construction measures.
Qualified SBE – Construction firms wishing to bid on construction projects should monitor opportunities from several county departments, including:
- Internal Services
- Public Housing and Community Development
- Public Works and Waste Management
- Water and Sewer
In addition the Small Business Enterprise – Construction, Miami-Dade County has recently established a Community Workforce Program. It is applicable to Capital Construction contracts entered into by contractor and subcontractors with Miami-Dade County for construction projects located in a Designated Target Area (DTA). These projects are subject to a Workforce Goal as established by SBD, in which the awarded firm is required to obtain a minimum of 10% of its labor force from the DTA in which the project is located, in accordance with Ordinance 03-237 and the corresponding Administrative Order 3-37 as amended.
In order to do business with Miami-Dade County firms must be registered vendors. Vendor applications may be obtained from the Internal Services Department, Vendor Services.
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