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The Economic Development division is devoted to elevating Doral as a world-class international and domestic destination for trade and commerce. Under the direction of the City Manager, the Economic Development division plans, organizes, and implements an economic development program to promote the growth and development of the City’s economic base. This division assists in the retention and expansion of existing businesses, builds relationships with business and government, and vigorously seeks out new businesses for the City. The Economic Development division oversees Doral’s Sister Cities program, produces business development activities, promotes entrepreneurial education and administers the City’s grants programs.

The role of the Economic Development division is to:
  • Facilitate business creation, attraction, expansion, retention
  • Be visible and establish relationships with business organizations
  • Promote city to business community through trade shows, partnerships, presentations to business groups and investors, trade missions, Sister Cities relationships
  • Create partnerships with institutions like The Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County, Miami Free Zone, Sister Cities International
  • Host, sponsor or attract workshops, conferences, events, FAMs, educational activities
  • Encourage start-ups & help existing firms through information, education, incubators, accelerators & connections
  • Oversee the Sister Cities program and other international relations
  • Seek grants and administer the City’s grants programs including the Community Based Organization and Façade Improvement Program grants
Presentation - Economic Development
Contact Information for Economic Development

Economic Developer
Manuel Pila
manuel.pila@cityofdoral.com
Ph 305-593-6725 Ext. 7016

Economic Development/Grant Coordinator
Alex C. Tejerizo
alex.tejerizo@cityofdoral.com
Ph 305-593-6725 Ext. 7011