“More than a dozen budding executives from across Polk County, part of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, recently got to sit in front of five people they aim to be someday: successful business owners. . . .
“Why do you want to own your own business?” asks Kate Lake, owner of My Office & More, a shared workplace business that hosted the event. “Find out what makes you passionate. You have to study yourself.””
“I am so grateful for the incredible talent and skill that was applied to this project,” said Lake, crediting local businessmen such as contractor Ed Forgue, real estate specialist Kyle Vreeland, and architect Marlon Lynn. “In a way, that’s exactly what I’m in this for — to help businesses connect with each other.”
You heard me right – you can now rent office space directly in the middle of an active and stunning downtown area.Though beneficial for all types of business needs, I see it as a major advantage for the traveling businessperson and Central Florida vacationer.
“The space brings life back to the second floor of this historic building which had been mostly vacant for decades,” Lake said.