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Provide economic development actions for Homestead, Florida City, the Redlands, Naranja, the area around Homestead Air Reserve Base, and unicorporated Miami-Dade County south of SW 216th Street to Monroe County.  Actions include direct assistance to relocating and expanding businesses, maintaining close liaisons with the Beacon Council and other Miami-Dade County Economic Development agencies, assisting with redevelopment of the area around Homestead Air Reserve Base, and through aggressive outreach to potential partner communities world-wide.  


A public-private entity, Vision Council is a non-profit membership organization made up of local governmental, institutional, and business entities.  Its funding is derived from memberships, licensing fees, and miscellaneous consulting contracts.  Vision’s activities are guided by a 9-person Board of Directors who oversee and approve economic development actions of Vision Council.

Vision Council offers assistance to companies considering new or expanded operations in South Miami-Dade in the following areas:

  • Business and professional contacts
  • Site selection, permitting, and licensing
  • Access to Financing
  • Demographics and market research
  • Business incentive programs
  • Business support programs
  • Workforce procurement
  • Business plan development
  • Business forums and workshops

Vision Council maintains active relationships with the following organizations.