Miami Dade

Community Business Enterprise (CBE) Program

This program is a gender/race neutral program replacing Miami-Dade County’s current B/H/WBE program for A&E contracts. It is designed to provide contracting opportunities for small and medium size firms that meet the following criteria:

  • Average Gross Revenue for last 3 years does not exceed $4 million for architectural, engineering, and surveying and mapping services. 3 yr. average gross receipts cannot exceed $6 million for landscape architecture.
  • Qualifier owns at least 25% of interest/issued stock
  • Owner can have only one CBE/A&E certified firm
  • Renewable annually

 

Community Small Business Enterprise (CSBE) Program 

This program is a gender/race neutral program for firms that are defined as independent construction companies that meet the following criteria:

  • Located and performing a commercially useful function in Miami-Dade County;
  • Not exceeding 3 year average gross receipts of $10 million for general building (NAICS 233/SIC 15), $6 million for heavy construction contractors (NAICS 234/SIC 16), and $5 million for specialty trade contractors (NAICS 235,SIC 17);
  • Qualified by an owner with at least 10% of the firm’s issued stock;
  • Personal Net Worth does not exceed $1,500,000 for each owner

 

Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs)

DBEs, which have similar requirements, are not required to be located in Miami-Dade County. The DBE program is intended to remedy past and current discrimination against Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, ensure a “level playing field” and foster equal opportunity in Department of Transportation (DOT) -assisted, contracts, improve the flexibility and efficiency of the DBE program, and reduce burdens on small businesses.UCP Biznet Director

 

Micro/Small Business Enterprise (ME/SBE) Program

This program is a gender/race neutral program replacing Miami-Dade County’s current B/H/W program for procurement contracts.  It is designed to provide contracting opportunities for firms that meet the following criteria:

Micro Enterprise (ME) Program

  • Average gross revenues for last three (3) years not exceeding $2 million except manufacturers whose number of employees cannot exceed fifty (50) and wholesalers whose number of employees cannot exceed fifteen (15).
  • Located and performing a commercially useful function in Miami-Dade County
  • Must own only one certified MBE/SBE firm

Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program

  • Average gross revenues for the last three (3) years not exceeding $5 million except manufacturers whose number of employees cannot exceed one hundred (100) and wholesalers whose number of employees cannot exceed fifty (50)
  • Located and performing a commercially useful function in Miami-Dade County