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County grants extension on Merchants Crossing plans

Redevelopment of a North Fort Myers shopping center is going to take a little longer.Lee County has extended its grant agreement with a company tasked with redeveloping the Merchants Crossing Shopping Center.RD Management sought a timeline extension for its submission of a development order ...

Business webinar keys in on COVID-19 impact

When the state and Lee County begin to "reopen," making customers safe is going to be a key component in the return to normalcy, business leaders say.With discussions underway for a phased-in reopening of public places, dozens of area business leaders listened in on a webinar as local leaders ...

Wicked Dolphin, Fort Myers Brewing Company team up to produce hand sanitizer

Two local businesses that specialize in serving some of the best spirits and brews in Southwest Florida are using their talents to help local health facilities and first responders. Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery in Cape Coral and Fort Myers Brewing Company have teamed up produce hand sanitizer, ...

Chamber to host Webinar for businesses on Wednesday

Small businesses in North Fort Myers will have an opportunity to learn about all the programs and services they have at their disposal on Wednesday, when the North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will host a webinar at 1 p.m.John Talmage, director for the Lee County Office of Economic ...

Shell Factory shutters for the duration; restaurant remains open for takeout

The Shell Factory & Nature Park has made the tough decision similar businesses across Southwest Florida are bring forced to make: It's temporarily shutting its doors as part of the effort to mitigate the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.The 80-year-old attraction announced last ...

Matching ad grants aim to aid businesses

From Breeze staff reportsSouthwest Florida businesses can now apply for an advertising grant to help them survive the coronavirus pandemic and thrive beyond it.Ogden Newspapers Inc., the parent company of Breeze Newspapers, has established a $1 million nationwide fund to help local businesses ...

Chamber ramps up businesses support

The North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is trying to make things a little easier for the business community to navigate the changing climate caused by the new coroavirus.The business organization is providing various information its Facebook page, including how the public can provide ...

Area restaurants offer takeout to stay open

With all restaurants in the state of Florida ordered to shut down their dining rooms due to the coronavirus pandemic, many are trying to stay afloat by offering residents who love to eat out, but can't, the next best thing.With takeout still allowed as of the weekend, several North Fort Myers ...

Murray named Chamber’s executive director

The North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, for the first time in five years, will have an executive director.Wendy Murray, a North Fort Myers businesswoman, was named to the position, which has been vacant since Chris Jackson resigned in 2015, at the Chamber's monthly Business Leaders Luncheon ...

King’s Crab opens in North Fort Myers

There is a new restaurant in town offering up a combination of hibachi and seafood fare.King's Crab held its official grand opening Friday at its location at 535 Pine Island Road in North Fort Myers (located in the Walmart plaza) after holding a soft opening for the past few weeks.The Wang ...