The City of Winter Park offers the following Economic Development programs:

Business Recognition Program

The Economic Development/CRA Department established the Business Recognition Program for the purpose of giving formal recognition to those Winter Park businesses that have contributed to the economic well-being of the city and have demonstrated a commitment to the vitality of Winter Park’s business climate.

Nominations will be reviewed quarterly by the Economic Development Advisory Board. The awards will be formally presented by the Mayor at a regularly scheduled City Commission meeting which occur the second and fourth Monday of each month.


Program Winners



Q1 – Sonny’s BBQ
Q2 – DePugh Nursing Center
Q3 – 4R Restaurant Group
Q4 – Gary Lambert Salon


West Fairbanks Business Façade Matching Grant Program

The City of Winter Park established the West Fairbanks Business Façade Matching Grant Program to provide a financial incentive to encourage renovation of and reinvestment in the exterior of properties along the West Fairbanks Avenue between I-4 and 17-92/Orlando Avenue. The program offers a 50% matching grant up to $5,000.00 for eligible improvements including storefronts, paint, signs, and awnings. Water and sewer connections, and parking lot landscaping are eligible in conjunction with façade improvements. For complete information and application see below. For questions, call 407-599-3498.

See also Business Façade Matching Grant Program (CRA) ›

Targeted Industry Enhancement (TIE) Program

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