The Radius Retail Space Giveaway Two Years Of Waived Rent in Hollywood Deadline June 17, 2009 5/30/09

{Okay, this is way not our normal posting stuff, but it is so cool we had to add it. I mean, free rent for two years to start or move your business. Go for it! I think we are going to apply.}


The Radius Retail Space Giveaway: the Contest, the Guidelines, the Judging
To apply for the Radius Retail Space Giveaway, current and future business owners are encouraged to download the guidelines available at and under the name Radius Giveaway on Facebook. These guidelines will also be distributed to Chambers of Commerce, universities in the tri-county area, S.C.O.R.E. offices, among other locations and social media resources.
Interested parties with either an existing business or new venture may submit a two-page, type-written business plan on 8.5 x 11, white paper (the font may not be smaller than 10 points). Submissions must include business history, if any, with references and financials of the individual submitting the application. Supporting materials of up to five pages may be included. All business applicants must be either a retail or service establishment and meet zoning guidelines for the Radius development. Tenants of existing businesses must be in good standing with current landlords.
To apply, business plans should be mailed to: RADIUS RETAIL SPACE GIVEAWAY, 1930 Harrison Street, Suite 505, Hollywood, Fla. 33020. The application deadline is June 17, 2009. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by June 16. E-mail entries may be submitted to: E-mail entries must be sent before midnight on June 17, 2009.
After June 17, a preliminary panel of four business professionals will review the applications and narrow the field to the Top 10 finalists. The Top 10 will then be required to complete a more thorough application process inclusive of a phone interview by a second panel of judges, consisting of high profile business professionals. This panel will narrow the finalists to the Top 5 who will be asked to meet with the judges for an in-person interview and presentation. The winner will be announced on July 1, 2009.
To learn more about being a part of the Radius Retail Space Giveaway, call (954) 926-2510, extension 23.

FIRM Realty, a 30-year development company in Hollywood, Fla., presents the RADIUS RETAIL SPACE GIVEAWAY, a business search to find an existing or new business to which FIRM will donate two years of retail space. RADIUS is a 15-story, mixed-use development consisting of approximately 45,000 square feet of retail space and 311 condominiums. Existing tenants include: Starbucks, Smoothie King, Salad Creations, FedEx Kinko’s, RBC Bank and Metro PCS.