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ICYMI: SBA Announces Closure of Business Recovery Centers in Florida

11/29/2023

ICYMI: SBA Announces Closure of Business Recovery Centers in Florida

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today the permanent closure of the Business Recovery Centers (BRCs) in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties on Wednesday, Nov. 29, due to a steady decrease in center activity. Business Recovery Centers serve as a beacon of hope and support for businesses, providing invaluable resources, guidance, and expertise during challenging times. The application deadline for physical disaster loans is Nov. 29.

At the Business Recovery Centers, SBA’s Customer Service Representatives can assist SBA applicants complete their disaster loan application, accept documents for existing applications, and provide status on loan applications. The Centers will operate as indicated below until Nov. 29, at 5 p.m.

Business Recovery Center

Hillsborough County

 

Entrepreneur Collaborative Center

2101 E. Palm Avenue

Tampa, FL 33605

 

Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Closes permanently on Nov. 29 at 5 p.m.

 

Business Recovery Center

Pinellas County

 

St. Petersburg College-Epicenter

13805 58th Street N., Suite 1-200

Clearwater, FL 33760

 

Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  

Closes permanently on Nov. 29 at 5 p.m.

 

 

Applicants may apply online via SBA’s secure website at sba.gov/disaster.

To obtain disaster loan information and application forms call the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (if you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services) or send an email to DisasterCustomerService@sba.gov.

The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Nov. 29, 2023. The deadline to return economic injury applications is May 31, 2024.

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Updated: Wednesday, November 29, 2023
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