The mission of the Miramar Economic and Business Development Department is to support the City’s position as a premier location for all sizes and stages of businesses that foster economic growth. This growth will occur through collaboration, innovation, connectivity, community development and aggressive business recruitment, retention and outreach.
The Economic and Business Development Department is responsible for Citywide economic development, redevelopment activities in Historic Miramar, and business inclusion and diversity programs and initiatives. Over the past several years, the City has become a premier location for Fortune 500 companies and the City's historic areas are also experiencing a renaissance as a result of reinvestment by the public and private sectors. The department is responsible for the recruitment, retention, and expansion of target industry jobs and for increasing foreign direct investment; the coordination of neighborhood redevelopment and revitalization initiatives; the growth and sustainability of Miramar’s workforce in Broward County’s targeted industries; the implementation of technological innovations where start-ups and new technology companies thrive; the implementation of inititiavites designed to place businesses in the best position to grow and develop; and enhance inclusion and diversity on City projects using the latest technological advances. Through partnerships with Broward County, the State of Florida, the Federal Government, Miramar/Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce, institutions of higher learning, and private sector partners, the department implements projects and programs that promote business opportunity; supports commercial, office, and industrial development; attracts and retains businesses; enhances neighborhoods through redevelopment; and expands global trade through foreign direct investment.