Business Development

Melissa Bevis

110 W. College St.
Suite 208
Florence, AL 35630

The One Stop Shop/Business Development program is helpful and easy to use.  You'll be able to receive all of the City of Florence service information you need to development, expand, or start a business, plus more. 

To remove the legwork from our business clients, the program offers you one point of contact for assistance and information.

Listed below are a few of the services the One Stop Shop/Business Development Coordinator provides to its clients. 

  • Pre-Development Meetings

  • New Business Information

  • Organize pre-development meetings

  • Provide applications and other valuable information

  • Inform the client of the next step in the business process to ensure services are received in a timely manner by tracking their progress with our innovative system

  • Inform the client of business resources

This program offers business clients valuable information to help them better understand our processes, as well as, their role and responsibility as a participant in that process.  It is the goal of the City of Florence to make our business development process as smooth and predictable as possible, and another step in our continuing effort to be more proactive and effectively communicate with businesses in our community.

The One Stop Shop/Business Development guide has been developed to instruct new and expanding businesses. 

If you would like a free copy of this helpful guide, information about this program, or to schedule an appointment with our One Stop Shop/Business Development Coordinator, please contact Melissa Bevis at 256-740-6086 or
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