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This new hurricane-proof neighborhood has zero emissions - Fast Company
Using solar, batteries, and Google Home, the Hunters Point neighborhood outside of Tampa is a model for how smart buildings can lower emissions and create a clean grid.
this-week-441  Around-the-web  Matt  renewable-energy  energy  tech  high-tech  technology  urban-planning  urban-revitalization  cities  Florida  south-atlantic 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Innovative University Partnerships Advance the Fintech Landscape in Florida - Area Development
As the “Fintech” industry’s need for employees with advanced IT and cybersecurity skills grows, locations that can provide such a workforce are becoming hotbeds for the industry.
area-development-features  Matt  fintech  tech  technology  high-tech  economic-development  site-selection  Florida  south-atlantic  university-economic-development  education  innovation 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
Self-driving trucks have a bright future in Florida - MIT Technology Review
According to a new report, the state is home to two of the five best autonomous trucking routes in the US.
Florida  freight-logistics  trucking  autonomous-vehicles  Around-the-web  this-week-436-top 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
From Rooftops to Algae Pools: Orlando’s Vision for Carbon-Free Energy - The New York Times
You can see its aspirations in the thousands of ponds all over the city that collect the runoff from Central Florida’s frequent downpours. Floating solar panels rise and fall in the water, sending power to the grid.
green-economy  sustainable-development  urban-planning  government-policy  utilities  energy  orlando  Florida  Around-the-web  this-week-436  insider-8-31-2018 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Orlando: A Prime Destination for a STEM Workforce - Area Development
Although Orlando already has a labor pool possessing STEM skills, it continues to build that resource through a collaboration between its educational institutions, the tech community, and government.
area-development-features  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  manufacturing  STEM  workforce  STEM-workforce  skilled-labor  skills-gap  jobs  economic-development  site-selection  education 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
How Innovation and Tourism Work Side By Side in Orlando - Area Development
The success of Orlando’s theme park industry and cross-disciplinary technology innovation have led to the region becoming a leading destination for high-tech companies.
area-development-features  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  innovation  technology  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  tech  high-tech 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: California, Florida, Illinois and New York Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations over 12 Million - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
area-development-features  Matt  shovel-awards  california  pacific-states  Florida  south-atlantic  illinois  midwest  new-york  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs  economic-development  site-selection 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Can this new privately funded train reshape transit in Florida? - Fast Company
Most transit in America is run by the government. In car-swamped south Florida, Brightline is trying a different model, with its high-speed trains that will eventually connect Miami, Orlando, and Fort Lauderdale.
this-week-424  Around-the-web  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  transportation  transportation-industry 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Why Top Consulting Firms Are Choosing This Location - Area Development
An educated labor pool, top-notch international airport, and a unified community of governmental and business leaders facilitated the selection of Orlando by several high-profile professional consulting firms.
area-development-features  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  economic-development  site-selection 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Telemundo unveils new headquarters in Miami - Miami Herald
Entering the gleaming new white-and-blue Telemundo Center is a little like stepping into the future — and not just because the inside of the building feels like a spaceship.
this-week-420  Around-the-web  Matt  miami  Florida  south-atlantic  headquarters  economic-development  site-selection  facility-planning 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Location Notebook: Cape Coral-Desirable for Business Owners and Residents Alike - Area Development
A pro-business environment and an enviable quality of life have made Cape Coral a haven for biomedical and other light manufacturing companies.
area-development-features  Location-notebook  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  manufacturing  quality-of-life 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
In Amazon HQ2 hunt, Miami-Dade wants more hiring incentives - Miami Herald
With both an Amazon headquarters and the nation’s largest mall potentially on the horizon, Miami-Dade County wants to start offering companies more cash rewards for creating jobs.
this-week-316  Around-the-web  Matt  miami  Florida  south-atlantic  amazon  HQ2  jobs  site-selection  economic-development  taxes-incentives 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Startup Scene Emerges in Tampa Bay - Area Development
Entrepreneurs are seeing healthy investment opportunities in the Tampa Bay region, and the area is now how to more than 150 tech startups.
area-development-features  Matt  tampa  startup  entrepreneurship  tech  technology  st-petersburg  Florida  south-atlantic 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
St. Pete Grows Smart - Area Development
Its smart growth policies have helped St. Petersburg, Florida, to preserve its “charm” while attracting a diverse group of businesses.
area-development-features  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  site-selection  economic-development 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
A New Age for St. Pete, Florida - Area Development
Millennials are being drawn to St. Pete’s affordable cost of living and outdoor recreational opportunities, while businesses benefit from the area’s transportation options and access to a skilled workforce provided by five institutions of higher learning.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  Florida  south-atlantic  st.petersburg  millennials  workforce  skilled-labor 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
$90 Million Driverless Vehicle Test Track Takes Shape in Florida - Transport Topics
Florida’s best hope to develop self-driving vehicles might lie with an iconic-looking campus and a $90 million test track being built 40 miles southwest of Orlando.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  automotive-industry  autonomous-vehicles  high-tech  tech  technology  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Special Investment Report: Infrastructure Investment, Educational Resources Support Florida’s Diverse and Growing Economy - Area Development
Florida has a dynamic and diverse economy that spans a wide range of industries and employs some 8.5 million people. Last year those businesses created nearly 250,000 new jobs, but fell 50,000 short of the state’s peak in 2015.
area-development-features  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  education  infrastructure  jobs  workforce  economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
How big are incentives in economic development - Florida Today
With that in mind, do you think if Alabama hadn’t rolled out that $39 million incentive package, Blue Origin would have gone elsewhere.

That’s a good question and it’s part of a debate that will go on for quite some time.
Florida  florida-space-coast  alabama  taxes-incentives  economic-development-news  Around-the-web  this-week-391 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
How Tampa Turned a Dead Zone Into a Downtown - POLITICO Magazine
Tampa once competed for call centers; now it seeks to leverage assets like MacDill Air Force Base and the University of South Florida to pursue firms in defense, tech, life sciences, health care and banking services.
government-policy  urban-planning  urban-revitalization  tampa  Metros  Florida  Around-the-web  this-week-391 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
City of Orlando advances new ‘Smart ORL’ initiative, aims to become prototype city for smart cities technologies - Brookings Institution
All across the country, cities are looking to digital technologies to help manage growing urbanization and the risks associated with climate change. Successfully navigating these challenges will ensure that cities maintain their competitiveness and continue to represent great places to live, work, learn, and play.
urban-planning  Metros  orlando  Florida  government-policy  innovation-hubs  ICT  Around-the-web  this-week-386 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Space cluster growing as big firms prep for arrival - Orlando Sentinel
An expanding space industry on the Space Coast has some businesses hoping and planning to get a piece of the new work.

With two large new facilities on their way, the region could grow and become an even hotter region for space-related contractors who can supply Blue Origin, OneWeb or any of the already existing space companies there with materials and components for their rockets and satellites.
industry-clusters  Around-the-web  Aerospace  Florida  regional-reports  this-week-383 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
House panel votes to kill Visit Florida, Enterprise Florida - Sun Sentinel
Tourism industry officials from Pensacola to the Keys warned a House committee Wednesday that a bill to kill state funding for tourism marketing and other economic development programs would harm businesses and cost jobs.
economic-development  economic-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  Around-the-web  taxes-incentives  site-selection  jobs 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
Lumenier Expands Sarasota, Florida, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Lumenier, a high-end designer and manufacturer of top quality racing drone products, expanded into 24,000 square foot facility one mile from downtown Sarasota, Florida. The new facility will be home to drone design engineers, customer service, fulfillment center personnel and corporate employees.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Florida  south-atlantic  drones  Aerospace  sarasota  fulfillment-center 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Amazon.com Plans Jacksonville, Florida, Fulfillment-Distribution Hub - Area Development
Amazon.com, an eCommerce retailer, plans a more than 800,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Jacksonville, Florida. The company plans to create more than 1,500 full-time jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  distribution-facility  logistics  supply-chain  amazon  retail  ecommerce  fulfillment-center  jacksonville  jobs 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Mi9 Retail Expands Miami, Florida, Headquarters - Area Development
Mi9 Retail, a leading provider of software solutions for the retail industry, continues to expand its United States operations center headquartered in Miami, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  miami  Florida  south-atlantic  software  retail  high-tech  tech  technology 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Comprehensive Health Services Expands headquarters in Cape Canaveral, Florida - Area Development
Comprehensive Health Services, Inc. , one of the nation’s largest and most experienced providers of medical management services, plans to expand its headquarters in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  Florida  south-atlantic  medical  space-coast 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
CPS Products Acquires AAB Tools Assets In Orlando, Florida - Area Development
CPS Products, Inc., a Harbour Group company based in St. Louis, Missouri, acquired the assets of AAB Smart Tools in Orlando, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  st-louis  missouri  midwest  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Fresco Foods Expands Facility In Hillsborough County, Florida - Area Development
Fresco Foods, Inc., operator of Eat Fresco, a provider of healthy prepared meals, will invest approximately $1.5 million in a new commercial kitchen and food service production facility in eastern Hillsborough County, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  food-industry  tampa 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
EastGroup Properties Plans Industrial Park In Miami Gardens, Florida - Area Development
EastGroup Properties acquired 61 acres of land for $27 million, with plans to develop an 850,000 square foot industrial park in Dade County, Miami Gardens, Florida. The parcel has frontage along the Florida Turnpike and is adjacent to the Calder Casino and Race Course and Hard Rock Stadium home of the Miami Dolphins.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  industrial-real-estate  industrial-park  miami  distribution-facility 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
South Florida universities accelerate entrepreneurship programs - Miami Herald
South Florida’s colleges and universities have made the leap into experiential entrepreneurship education, with training and programs that go beyond the classroom, beyond the business plan contests, beyond the E-clubs.
this-week-370  Around-the-web  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  miami  south-florida  bioscience  biotech  life-sciences  education  university-economic-development  entrepreneurship 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Wellnext Opens Gummy Vitamin Production Plant In Sunrise, Florida - Area Development
Wellnext, a manufacturer of leading brands curated to meet the health needs of consumers, opened its new, state-of-the-art gummy vitamin plant in Sunrise, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  manufacturing  advanced-technology 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Eastern Shipbuilding To design-build Patrol Cutters At Panama City, Florida Port - Area Development
U.S. Coast Guard awarded the largest vessel procurement contract in its history to Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Florida. Eastern Shipbuilding Group was selected to finalize its design and construct the first series of Nine Offshore Patrol Cutters to replace the Medium Endurance Cutters currently in service.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  ports  intermodal  defense  defense-sector  marine-industry 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Fay Servicing Locates Southeast Regional Headquarters In Tampa, Florida - Area Development
Fay Servicing, a diversified mortgage services firm, will locate its new Southeastern regional headquarters in Tampa, Florida. The expansion will create 100 new jobs and invest more than $1 million in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  tampa  headquarters  regional-economic-development  jobs  mortgage-industry 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Velocity Resource Group relocates Headquarters To Tampa, Florida - Area Development
Velocity Resource Group, a global talent acquisition services provider, will relocate its corporate headquarters to Tampa, Florida. The relocation will create 50 new jobs and invest $375,000 in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  tampa  Florida  south-atlantic  jobs 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Hotwire Communications Opens Technology Center In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - Area Development
Hotwire Communications, one of the nation’s leading fiber optics telecommunications providers, will open its new headquarters, the Hotwire Technology Center, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The firm will invest more than $27 million in the local community and is expected to create 375 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  fort-lauderdale  Florida  south-atlantic  fiber-optics  telecommunications  headquarters  jobs  technology 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Back in Top Spot Again - Area Development
What’s it take to be recognized as a top state for doing business? On one hand, it’s a complicated question to answer, because there are a lot of factors that go into that kind of a reputation. On the other hand, you can get a pretty good idea of what it takes by checking out the attributes of some of the states that top the list.
area-development-features  Matt  jobs  manufacturing  top-states-for-business  Georgia  south-atlantic  south-carolina  texas  southwest  tennesee  south  louisiana  alabama  Florida  indiana  midwest  north-carolina  mississippi  ohio  Nevada  mountain-states  california  pacific-states  kentucky  arizona  arkansas  oklahoma  Michigan  new-york  mid-atlantic  south-dakota  plains  economic-development  site-selection  taxes-incentives  workforce  workforce-development  skilled-labor  government-policy 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Air Products Manatee County, Florida, Production Plant Begins Operation - Area Development
Air Products, the world's leader in liquefied natural gas technology and equipment, rolled out its first completed liquefied natural gas heat exchanger manufactured at its new production facility in Manatee County, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  energy  natural-gas  lng 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Gaming Developer Particle City Locates Production Center In Downtown Orlando, Florida - Area Development
Particle City, a game development company backed by Respawn Entertainment, is locating in downtown Orlando, Florida. The company plans to make a multi-million dollar capital investment over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  orlando  Florida  high-tech  tech  technology  gaming 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
METTLER TOLEDO To Locate Operations Hub In Lutz, Florida - Area Development
METTLER TOLEDO will construct a new 250,000-square-foot facility at a site adjacent to the Suncoast Parkway in Lutz, Florida. The new facility, built for the company’s Product Inspection Division, will be home to more than 500 employees, including 185 new associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  jobs 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Allegiant Chooses Orlando, Florida, For East Coast Training Center - Area Development
Allegiant Airlines started construction on its new East Coast Training Center at the Orlando-Sanford International Airport in Florida. The new 43,000 square foot facility will create 30 new jobs and will invest $24 million in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  Aerospace  aviation  jobs 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Deutsche Bank Opens Expanded Operations Center In Jacksonville, Florida - Area Development
Deutsche Bank opened its expanded campus in Jacksonville, Florida. The company plans to create 350 new jobs and will invest more than $10 million in the Jacksonville community over the next two years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  jacksonville  Florida  south-atlantic  financial-industry  financial-services  jobs 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Granite Telecommunications Expands Orlando-West Palm Beach, Florida Operations Centers - Area Development
Granite Telecommunications, a provider of communications solutions to businesses throughout North America, will open a new office in Orlando and expand its operations in West Palm Beach, Florida. The expansion will create more than 100 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  telecommunications  jobs  enterprise-florida  orlando 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Moon Express To Establish Moon Base From Cape Canaveral, Florida, Operations Center - Area Development
Moon Express, Inc., also known as MoonEx, received permission from U.S. officials to travel beyond Earth's orbit and land on the Moon in 2017. The company is based at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  Aerospace  space-coast 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
MagneGas Corporation Expands Production To Sarasota, Florida - Area Development
MagneGas Corporation, a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts renewable and waste liquids into MagneGas2 fuel, signed a lease to open a facility for its subsidiary, Equipment Sales and Services, in Sarasota, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  gas  Florida  south-atlantic 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
ADP Plans Major Expansion In Orange County, Florida - Area Development
ADP, a comprehensive global provider of cloud-based Human Capital Management solutions that unite HR, payroll, talent, time, tax, and benefits administration, will locate new offices in Orange County, Florida. The company to create 1,600 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  cloud-solutions  tech  technology  high-tech  jobs  orlando 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Amazon.com Plans Jacksonville, Florida, Fulfillment-Distribution Hub - Area Development
Amazon.com, an eCommerce retailer, plans a more than 800,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Jacksonville, Florida. The company plans to create more than 1,500 full-time jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  amazon  ecommerce  retail  jacksonville  fulfillment-center  jobs  distribution-facility 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
PTR Baler and Compactor Opens Plant City, Florida, Plant - Area Development
PTR Baler and Compactor, a leading industry manufacturer of waste and recycling equipment, unveiled its newest 15,000 square foot facility in Plant City, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  manufacturing  recycling  sustainability 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
McCraney Property Company Plans Over 1.3 Million Square Foot Industrial Spec Building In Plant City, Florida - Area Development
McCraney Property Company, a leading developer of modern high-finish industrial properties, purchased 70 acres of Fancy Farms’ nearly 250-acre Grooms’ family-owned strawberry farm, at the intersection of County Line Road and Rice Road in Plant City, Florida. The company will develop a class A industrial spec property totaling 1,3250,520 square feet.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  industrial-real-estate  real-estate  Florida  south-atlantic 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Arthrex Expands In North Naples, Florida - Area Development
Arthrex, a medical device manufacturer, will be expanding its operations in North Naples, creating 560 jobs and investing more than $63 million in Collier County, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  naples  medical  medical-device  medical-industry  jobs  manufacturing 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based KLS Martin Group Chooses Jacksonville, Florida, For Manufacturing Center - Area Development
The KLS Martin Group, a global leader in innovative surgical technology, is establishing its first U.S. manufacturing operations in Jacksonville, Florida. KLS Martin Manufacturing will invest more than $5 million in the local community and hire at least 25 associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jacksonville  Florida  south-atlantic  germany  location-USA  FDI  medical-device  medical  medical-industry  manufacturing  jobs  high-tech  headquarters 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Belgium-Based Imec Opens Nanoelectronics Research Center In Osceola, Florida - Area Development
Belgium-based imec, the world leading nanoelectronics research center, opened its imec Florida, a new entity focusing on photonics and high-speed electronics IC design based in Osceola, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  belgium  location-USA  FDI  nanotechnology  electronics-industry  photonics 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Thales Expands Operations To Melbourne, Florida - Area Development
Thales, a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defense and Security markets, has chosen to expand its operations center to Melbourne, Florida. The company expansion will add 327 high-tech positions by 2020 with plans to develop a 100,000-square-foot facility to support advancement of innovative technology and solutions worldwide.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  defense  jobs  high-tech 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
HAECO Americas Expands Operations To Lake City, Florida - Area Development
HAECO Americas, a leader in the MRO Industry, will be expanding its operations in Lake City, Florida. This project will bring a $2 million capital investment and create 400 jobs in Columbia County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  MRO  aviation  Aerospace  jobs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Lockheed Martin Expands Its Spacecraft Manufacturing Center In Titusville, Florida - Area Development
Lockheed Martin selected its Astrotech Space Operations site as its hub to create new capabilities and advance its role in spacecraft manufacturing, at the same time adding up to 300 jobs along the Space Coast in Titusville, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Florida  south-atlantic  lockheed-martin  Aerospace  jobs  aviation 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
France-Based Thales Expands To Orlando, Florida - Area Development
Thales, a France-based global technology leader for the aerospace, transport, defense and security markets, will expand in Orlando, Florida. The company plans on adding 173 new jobs in the region and investing $6.5 million in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  location-USA  FDI  defense  france  jobs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Yacht Manufacturer Bertram Chooses Tampa, Florida, For International Headquarters-Operations Hub - Area Development
Bertram LLC will invest $35 million to establish its international headquarters and manufacturing center in Tampa, Florida. The company plans to hire 140 associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Florida  south-atlantic  tampa  jobs  headquarters  international-headquarters  manufacturing 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings - PwC
Among state rankings, Arizona jumped to first place with improvements in the state’s industry rank and operating costs, as well as high scores in property and unemployment tax. Florida dropped one rank from last year to take second place, but its Space Coast still remains a hot spot with companies developing facilities in that area. Utah, Georgia, Missouri, Texas, Michigan, and Ohio remained in the top 10, and newcomers included Indiana and Washington.
state-rankings  industry-clusters  industry-reports  Aerospace  Around-the-web  this-week-357-top  arizona  Florida  florida-space-coast  utah  Georgia  missouri 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Florida, Illinois and Texas Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations over 12 Million - Area Development
Florida’s diverse economy is driven by manufacturing, aviation and aerospace, life sciences, defense, IT, finance, logistics and distribution, and clean technology. Aviation is represented by more than 2,000 aerospace and aviation companies that generate an estimated $144 billion in annual revenues.
area-development-features  Matt  shovel-awards  Florida  south-atlantic  illinois  midwest  texas  southwest  jobs  Aerospace  manufacturing 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Miami as a global city at a tipping point - Miami Herald
With 5.8 million residents and an economic output of more than $300 billion, the Greater Miami regional economy is one of the largest in the world, comparable to Singapore or Hong Kong.
Around-the-web  Matt  miami  Florida  south-atlantic  this-week-355 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
France-Based SkyRoad International Opens U.S. Headquarters In Miami, Florida - Area Development
SkyRoad International, a French-based company that uses technology to provide logistical support for airline travelers, opened its U.S. headquarters in Miami, Florida. The company added 90 jobs to the southern region of the Sunshine State. The company also unveiled plans for $300,000 in new capital investments within three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  miami  Florida  south-atlantic  france  FDI  location-USA  jobs  logistics  Aerospace 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Conergy Relocates Headquarters To Miami, Florida - Area Development
Conergy, one of the world's largest downstream solar companies, relocated its U.S. headquarters from Denver to Miami, Florida. It is expected this relocation will add a minimum of 60 high-paying jobs to the local workforce within the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  miami  Florida  south-atlantic  solar  solar-power  energy  renewable-energy  jobs 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Randrr Invests $9 Million To Expand Its Jacksonville, Florida, Operations Center - Area Development
A digital platform that helps connect individuals with job opportunities, randrr will invest $9 million to create up to 200 software developing jobs in Jacksonville, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jacksonville  Florida  south-atlantic  high-tech  tech  technology  jobs  software  STEM 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Blue Origin clearing land for massive rocket factory - Florida Today
Bulldozers and excavators this week continued clearing land at Kennedy Space Center’s Exploration Park where Blue Origin will build a rocket factory rivaling the area's largest spaceflight facilities.
this-week-354  Around-the-web  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  Aerospace 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Proposed Incentives Plan for Corporate Headquarters Relocation Creates Dissension - SRQ
Business leaders in the state are hopeful one of the nation’s top roofing companies will move to the Gulf Coast. But since news broke that tax incentives would be offered inviting a firm into a market where rooftops are already big business, a political divide has erupted.
this-week-354  Around-the-web  Matt  taxes-incentives  headquarters  Florida  south-atlantic  gulf-coast 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Ecolab Inc. Locates Latin American Regional Headquarters In Miramar, Florida - Area Development
A global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, Ecolab Inc. will establish its new Latin America regional headquarters in Miramar, Florida. The project is expected to create 50 new jobs, with the company investing more than $800,000 in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  energy  jobs  Florida  south-atlantic 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Anuvia Plant Nutrients Opens Fertilizer Production Facility In Zellwood, Florida - Area Development
Anuvia Plant Nutrients recently opened its environmentally friendly, enhanced efficiency, fertilizer production facility in Zellwood, Florida. The state-of-the-art $98 million central Florida plant has capacity to produce greater than 200 tons of product daily.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  agribusiness 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Prototype House Opens Headquarters In Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Area Development
Prototype House, a leader in comprehensive product development services, opened its new headquarters in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  fort-lauderdale  headquarters 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Miami Emerges From Gloom Into Residential and Commercial Sunlight - The New York Times
It was always Miami Beach, a barrier island on the sun-dappled Atlantic, that attracted the attention, the glamorous notices, the billions of dollars in real estate speculation.
this-week-353  Around-the-web  Matt  miami  Florida  south-atlantic 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Total Quality Logistics Plans Sarasota, Florida, Operations Center - Area Development
Total Quality Logistics, one of the largest freight-brokerage firms in the country, will continue its expansion in The Sunshine State with the opening of a new facility in the BB&T Building at 1800 Second Street in Sarasota, Florida. The expansion, which is expected to create 100 jobs by 2020, will also create a capital investment of approximately $600,000 in the community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  logistics  supply-chain  jobs  sarasota 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Topps Digital Opens Technology Center In Orlando, Florida - Area Development
Topps Digital, a mobile game app division of the classic sports company Topps, is expanding its technology center by establishing an office complex in Orlando, Florida. The project will also have a $145,000 capital investment in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  orlando  technology-center  STEM-workforce 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
OneWeb Satellites Plans Major Satellite Manufacturing Hub Near Florida’s Kennedy Space Center - Area Development
OneWeb Satellites, a company working to create satellite based communications network capable of delivering internet connectivity globally, will be locating a 100,000 square feet satellite manufacturing facility on Florida’s Space Coast at Exploration Park just south of Kennedy Space Center.
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april 2016 by areadevelopment
MFS Supply Opens Orlando, Florida, Distribution Center - Area Development
MFS Supply, the leader in property preservation supplies, is expanding its operations by adding a new distribution center at 9550 Satellite Road in Orlando, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  distribution-facility  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Novolex Expands Hilex Poly Manufacturing Complex in Jacksonville, Florida - Area Development
A manufacturer of plastic bags for retailers, Novolex will be expanding its Hilex Poly brand manufacturing facility in Jacksonville, Florida. The company will create 25 new jobs and invest $6 million in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  jacksonville  Florida  south-atlantic  plastics 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Fresh Express Moves Headquarters To Orlando-Chiquita Relocates To Dania Beach, Florida - Area Development
Fresh Express, the top retail packaged salad producer in the U.S., and Chiquita, the top banana retailer in the U.S., recently moved their corporate headquarters to Florida. The move brings approximately 120 Fresh Express and Chiquita jobs to the headquarters in Orlando, and another 90 jobs to Chiquita’s new headquarters in Dania Beach in South Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  food-industry  food-processing  retail-industry  retail  jobs  headquarters  corporate-headquarters 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Granex Plans Manufacturing-Distribution Hub In Tampa, Florida - Area Development
A leading manufacturer of granite and marble slab, Granex will establish its new headquarters in Tampa, Florida. The company plans to add 50 new jobs in Hillsborough County over the next few years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  tampa  Florida  south-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs  headquarters 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
MagneGas Corporation Moves Operations Hub To Tampa, Florida - Area Development
MagneGas Corporation, a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into hydrogen-based fuel, moved into its new headquarters near Tampa, Florida. The new 18,000 square foot facility is located within an industrial area outside of Tampa, with close proximity to existing and potential customers and within easy access to major highways.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  tampa  Florida  south-atlantic  technology  headquarters 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
SquareTrade Expands Orlando, Florida, Operations - Area Development
SquareTrade, a highly rated protection plan trusted by millions of customers, is expanding and opening its second U.S. location in Orlando, Florida. The office already has 120 full-time employees and will reach a total of 180 employees by the end of the year. SquareTrade has also made a $546,000 capital investment to the region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  tech  technology  high-tech  orlando  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  enterprise-florida 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Meridian Cable To Manufacture Coil Cords In St. Augustine, Florida - Area Development
A manufacturer of custom cable assemblies, coil cords, wire harnesses and supplies custom designs for the medical, military, telecom and controls industries, Meridian Cable has expanded its American facility to design and manufacture custom coil cords at its production center in St. Augustine, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  manufacturing 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
3 Daughters Brewing Expands Production-Warehousing Complex In St. Petersburg, Florida - Area Development
3 Daughters Brewing, one of the fastest growing regional handcrafted beer breweries, is expanding its production and operations center with a new 10,000 square foot facility in St. Petersburg, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  warehouse-facility  brewery  Florida  south-atlantic 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
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