Chambers distributing PPE to businesses
Barbecue, bees and nutrition are what define three small local businesses with different backgrounds that share a very common problem, the pandemic.
While anyone stuck in traffic on Dunlawton or New York avenues or Granada Boulevard may disagree, Volusia County’s population growth is not that rapid.
Another hard-hit area we knew would be bad now has statistics to prove it with bed tax collections plummeting 35.84% in March in Volusia County from March 2019.
Minto Communities is starting site work for Phase 4A of Latitude Margaritaville, according to a building permit application filed last week with the City of Daytona Beach.
While the Covid-19 pandemic has forced some Volusia County manufacturers to furlough workers in recent weeks, local companies producing parts for medical devices have ramped up production.
Volusia County has some long stretches of main thoroughfares that have only two lanes, yet more houses and businesses keep going up along these way overburdened roads.
With so many area businesses shutting down, Volusia County’s economy is going to take a big hit, but a recent report shows the county may have not been growing too much anyway.
Under a one door closes, another one opens situation, Eden Fresh Café is opening a new location on the beachside at 188 E. Granada Blvd. in Ormond Beach in the building vacated by Tomoka Brewery.
Sharply rising real estate prices are going to cause another hole to develop in the affordable housing market in Volusia County.
The tourism and convention business in Volusia County ended 2019 on a high note with bed tax collections up 3.5% in December from December 2018.
In a city where much of the population isn’t crazy about chain businesses, it’s surprising New Smyrna Beach will finally be getting a Starbucks.