Economic Development

Economic Development

Economic Development

Economic Development

Margate CRA Approves Development Agreement with New Urban Communities for 36-Acre City Center Project

MARGATE, Fla., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On July 12, 2016, the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (MCRA) approved an agreement with South Florida's New Urban Communities for development of a 36-acre mixed use town center at State Road 7 and Margate Boulevard. The plan will provide 968 apartment units, 100,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurants, an 80+ room hotel, and numerous civic uses--all within walking distance of each other.

Sharon Stone-Walker Promoted to Director of Community Development for The Creatives

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sharon Stone-Walker has been promoted to the Director of Community and Business Development for The Cultural Arts Creatives, Inc., aka The Creatives. The Pompano Beach based nonprofit, led by Alyona Ushe, manages and programs The Pompano Beach Amphitheater, Magnetic Pompano and the upcoming cultural center.

Jody Leshinsky, Former Assistant Director of Broward Cultural Division, Joins The Creatives

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alyona Ushe, President & CEO of The Creatives, has announced that Jody Leshinsky is joining the nonprofit organization as the Vice President of Administration. Leshinsky, the former Assistant Director of the Broward Cultural Division, will work closely with Ushe in managing venues including The Pompano Beach Amphitheater (The Amp), the upcoming Cultural Center and other cultural initiatives throughout the City of Pompano Beach.

CCDC’s Trickey Appointed to State Advisory Board

OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clarke County Development Corporation's Executive Director, Bill Trickey, was recently appointed to the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) State Advisory Board. The Iowa SBDC offers high quality assistance to current and future Iowa business owners. As a member, Trickey will influence decisions that benefit businesses and job creation throughout the state.

Committee Recommendation Would Place Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment under Management of the Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A search committee tasked with finding a replacement for the retired director of the Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment will recommend that the Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation (THEDC) assume management of the department. The recommendation will be made at the April 20 meeting of the City of Terre Haute Redevelopment Commission.

City of Terre Haute, Indiana, Resumes Blight Elimination Program

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., March 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City of Terre Haute, Ind., and its program partner, the Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment, have approved 27 vacant/blighted residential properties for demolition through Round Two of Indiana's Blight Elimination Program (BEP).

Toledo Celebrates Home and Neighborhood Revitalization Day

TOLEDO, Ohio, March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three Ohio cities - including Toledo ranking fourth - were reported by the Economic Innovation Group as being among the country's most distressed communities. In an effort to provide a catalyst for change Residential Renovations launched the official 'Home and Neighborhood Revitalization Day' at their Toledo, Ohio showroom on Saturday February 27 with an Official Proclamation from Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson.

Clarke County Labor Study Reveals Higher Income Potential

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Aug. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) recently released its 'Scorecard on Jobs and Compensation Update for 2004 to 2014.' The report shows, over a the last decade, the average income level for manufacturing jobs in Clarke County consistently outpaced average county compensation levels.
FLA GOV SCOTT

Florida Jobs Report: Miami Area Added Over 42,000 Jobs Over the Year in Jan. 2015

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This week Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that the Miami - Miami Beach-Kendall metro area gained 42,900 new jobs...
Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott Announces Merritt Island Boat Works to Create 380 New Jobs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Fla. Governor Rick Scott announced that Merritt Island Boat Works will open a new manufacturing facility in...
LRM Industries

Florida Companies to Watch 2013: LRM Industries International is Recognized

ROCKLEDGE, Fla, /Florida Newswire/ -- LRM Industries International, Inc. has been recognized for 2013 as a recipient of the Florida Companies to Watch(SM) award, an honor presented by GrowFL at the University of Central Florida. In its third year, Florida Companies to Watch is presented by GrowFL in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation.
Florida Chamber Foundation

All 11 of Florida’s Regional Planning Council’s have completed their Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This week, the Florida Chamber Foundation announced that all 11 of Florida’s Regional Planning Council’s (RPCs) have completed their Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS) using the Foundation’s Six Pillars framework and will become the Foundation’s strategic partner in demonstrating the value of the Six Pillars across the state.
FLA GOV SCOTT

Statement from Florida Governor Scott Regarding the International Driver’s License Repeal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Fla. Governor Rick Scott today made the following statement regarding the progress of international driver’s license legislation: “I applaud the Florida House of Representatives and the Senate Committee on Community Affairs for passing legislation to amend a state statute to improve driver’s license provisions for international visitors."
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Florida Gov. Scott Announces Turbine Controls Expansion to Bring 60 Jobs to Miramar

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Connecticut-based Turbine Controls, Inc. (TCI) – an industry leader in providing aircraft engine component maintenance, repair and overhaul services to aviation and industrial customers across the globe – has announced an upcoming expansion to Miramar, Fla. that will create 60 jobs.
Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott Awards Two Governor’s Business Ambassador Awards at JMI

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Governor Rick Scott awarded Governor's Business Ambassador Awards to The James Madison Institute (JMI) President and CEO Dr. Robert McClure, III, and to board member Robert Gidel, Sr. for their work in creating jobs for Florida families. The Governor presented the award at JMI's 25th Anniversary Gala.
Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott Announces TurboCombustor Technology Inc. to Create 200 New Jobs and Invest $16M in Martin County

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Monday, Governor Rick Scott and the Business Development Board of Martin County (BDBMC) announced that TurboCombustor Technology Inc. (TCT), an aerospace parts manufacturing company, has chosen to expand in Martin County, Florida

According to Governor, Florida Economy Continues Moving in Right Direction

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Rick Scott responded to Florida's unemployment rate dropping to 8.6 percent in May 2012, down 2.3 percent...

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