The ARC Small Business Incubator offers:
  • Professional office space at a reduced rental rate with free parking
  • Small Business Advisory Board with quarterly board meetings
  • Networking opportunities
  • Business and technology-related seminars
  • Initiate contacts for strategic partnerships and business alliances
  • Provide small business related publications and literature
  • Access to National Business Incubation Association
  • SDSL access
  • Multiple conference rooms with television, VCR, overhead projector and screen
  • Digital copier, fax machine, postal service (clients charged on an as used basis), UPS shipping/receiving and FedEx shipping/receiving
  • Kitchen/lounge area with refrigerator, microwave oven, toaster oven, coffee club and sink
  • Copy and work room
  • Phone system (clients charged for actual phone equipment lease and service)

    A client's first year rate is set at $1.50 per square foot per month; second year rate is set a $2.00 per square foot per month; and the third year rental rate is set at $2.50 per square foot per month. The office rental rate includes all utilities, pest control, security, access to your office/building 24/7/365, parking, use of conference room, break room, work/copy room, receptionist, limited secretarial support and quarterly meetings with the Small Business Advisory Board.

    Equipment charges are based on actual usage by the individual businesses to ensure an equitable division of operating costs among incubator clients. The presence of this already installed and maintained basic office equipment represents significant initial cost savings to incubator clients.

    Internet Connection $30 per month/address
    Telephone Lines Actual installation/service costs from vendor
    Telephone Set Rental* $15 per month/set
    Copies 5 cents per copy
    Fax Machine 30 cents per page (send/receive) plus long distance charges
    TV, VCR, Projector No charge is required
    Custodial Services for Client Office Actual cost per month
    *Client may bring in a direct phone line and use own equipment provided they do not require use of SBI receptionist.

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