Sunlife Grocery and Market, Inc. operates a neighborhood convenience store at 211 North Parramore Avenue and has applied for assistance through the City of Orlando Small Business Facade Program for building painting, new storefront windows and doors and parking lot improvements.
The SBFP is an interest free deferred loan for facade improvements to new and existing commercial property and business owners in the City of Orlando. The program, which was approved by the City Council on November 13, 2006, provides assistance with costs related to exterior physical improvements. The SBFP offers matching loan funds to off-set the costs of design and facade improvement expenses such as painting, wall repair or cleaning; window repair or replacement; awnings; new or replacement signage; lighting; streetscape and door repair or replacement. Under the program, the City will loan 50% of the total project cost. Total loan assistance from the City shall not exceed $20,000.
Total eligible project costs for Sunlife Grocery and Market, Inc. under the SBFP are $96,800.
The Small Business Facade Review Committee recommended approval of funding in the amount of $20,000; this project qualifies for the maximum award. The Small Business Facade Review Committee Meeting was held August 7, 2017.