Enhancing the economic vitality and quality of life of cities through Strategic Economic Design.

See You at the 2022 Florida League of Cities Conference!

BusinessFlare is looking forward to seeing everyone at the Diplomat for the 2022 Florida League of Cities Annual Conference and catching up on economic development and revitalization happenings all over the state.

We are proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the FLC Conference, if you want to catch up with us at the conference just send a text to 786-671-2074.

The Flareheads Economic Development and Entrepreneurship Podcast is on Multiple Platforms and we now have special video podcasts!

Flareheads is a discussion of contemporary issues facing local economic growth and vibrancy. It focuses on subjects including economic development, entrepreneurship, quality of life, workforce challenges and innovation. BusinessFlare® Founder and Certified Economic Developer Kevin Crowder is joined by the tribe of "Flareheads" and other special guests on these discussions that are relevant, insightful and sometimes irreverent.


Our most recent special video episodes included discussions about redevelopment, main streets, and attracting craft breweries to cities.

Episode 1 - FRA President Jeff Burton

Episode 2 - Punta Gorda Councilman Jaha Cummings

Episode 3 - Wauchula CRA and Main Street Director Jessica Newman

Episode 4 - Beer Banker Jason Sleeman at the FL Brewers Guild

Episode 5 - Rockledge's Beachfly Brewing Company

Episode 6 - Lake Wales Downtown Revitalization

Subscribe to your favorite podcast service at www.flareheads.com

For information about appearing on an episode please contact us.

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BusinessFlare® is a full-service economic development consulting firm based in North Miami, with Flareheads and projects throughout Florida and in the states of Tennessee, Alabama, Ohio, Maine, Illinois and Texas. The firm specializes in economic analysis and realistic planning and implementation of economic development strategies for neighborhoods, cities and counties. The firm excels at finding the right balance between financial and market feasibility, quality of life, regulatory efficiency, and design, identity and brand for each client’s unique characteristics.

Our approach is unique, featuring a trademarked 6-pronged economic development methodology that focuses on the drivers of investment, common business climate themes, community connections, economic development values, key opportunities, and realistic balance. We understand the perspective of everyone involved in economic development including businesses, residents, entrepreneurs, innovators, makers, artists, developers, investors, public agencies and elected officials. 

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