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Northeast Lake County Business Opportunity Center relocates to Mount Dora

Release Date: August 26, 2015

MOUNT DORA — The Northeast Lake County Business Opportunity Center (BOC) in Eustis, managed by Lake-Sumter State College, and home to the Florida Small Business Development Center (FSBDC) at UCF in Lake County, is moving this week.

On Friday, the Northeast Lake County BOC, previously housed at 1520 S. Bay St. in Eustis, will relocate to Century Plaza, 17521 U.S. Highway 441, Suite 6, in Mount Dora. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The office will be managed by Stan Austin, area manager at FSBDC at UCF. 

“Services offered at our BOC facilities are free to Lake County residents and include assistance for entrepreneurs, from starting up to going through the growing pains of becoming a stage 2 company,” said Adam Sumner, Lake County Economic Development & Tourism manager.

Lake County’s BOCs offer full-service business support to all businesses in Lake County, regardless of size, industry or business cycle. Lake County’s Economic Development & Tourism Division has partnered with Lake-Sumter State College and the FSBDC at UCF to bring this unique service to the area. Training, seminars and one-on-one consulting are offered at each of three centers conveniently located throughout the county at the following locations.

Northeast Lake County
17521 U.S. Highway 441
Mount Dora, FL 32757

South Lake County
20763 U.S. Highway 27
Groveland, FL 34736
Phone: 352-429-2581

Northwest Lake County
600 Market St.
Leesburg, FL 34749
Phone: 352-315-1846

The mission of the FSBDC at UCF is to provide high-quality management advice and comprehensive business training through the collaboration of higher education and economic development organizations, contributing to Central Florida’s economic growth. For details, visit To learn more about starting, relocating or expanding a business in Lake County, call Lake County’s Economic Development & Tourism Division at 352-742-3918 or visit



Lake County media contact:
Elisha Pappacoda
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851

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