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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
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
A Closer Look at Orlando’s Dynamic Industrial Market - CPE
Wilson McDowell, director & principal at Cite Partners, talked about trends and challenges impacting the sector, including 3D manufacturing and autonomous trucks or the lack of well-located industrially zoned land.
industrial-real-estate  3D-printing  autonomous-vehicles  orlando  Metros  commercial-real-estate  Around-the-web  this-week-422 
april 2018 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Central Florida job growth leads to more career options - Orlando Sentinel
More jobs and a declining unemployment rate have led to growing optimism among job seekers in Central Florida.
this-week-346  Around-the-web  Matt  Florida  orlando  south-atlantic  central-florida  jobs  economic-development 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
SightPlan Inc Establishes National Headquarters In Orlando, Florida - Area Development
SightPlan, Inc., a digital provider of resident services and asset management software solutions to the real estate industry, will establish its National Headquarters and expand its operations center in Orlando, Florida.
area-development-news  economic-development  site-selection  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  orlando  software  tech  headquarters  high-tech  technology  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
VOXX International Corporation Opens Manufacturing Campus In Orlando, Florida - Area Development
VOXX International Corporation, a leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive, consumer accessories and premium audio products, officially opened its new, 115,000 square foot flagship VOXXHirschmann OEM manufacturing facility in Orlando, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  orlando  automotive-industry  manufacturing  enterprise-florida 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
SMRxT Relocates Headquarters-Operations Center To Orlando, Florida - Area Development
SMRxT, a medical information technology and services company, is relocating its corporate headquarters from New York to Orlando, Florida. The relocation is expected to create 55 new jobs and make a $582,000 capital investment to the region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  medtech  medical  medical-industry  high-tech-manufacturing  tech  technology  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  new-york  mid-atlantic  jobs  life-sciences  bioscience  healthcare  biotech  healthcare-industry 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
CVS Health Adds Facility In Orlando, Florida Region - Area Development
CVS Health, a pharmacy innovation company, is increasing its presence in the metro Orlando, Florida. The company will open a 112,000 square foot facility and by creating 500 new jobs over the next two years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  pharmaceuticals  jobs  orlando  bioscience  life-sciences  biotech  healthcare 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Paylocity Expands Its Lake Mary, Florida, Operations Center - Area Development
Paylocity, is a provider of cloud-based payroll and HR management software solutions for medium-sized organizations, is expanding in Lake Mary, Florida. The company plans to create 176 new jobs. In addition to the expansion, Paylocity will retain 150 jobs and invest approximately $1.45 million in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  cloud-solutions  fintech  financial-services  high-tech  tech  technology  jobs  orlando  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Frontline: IQ Orlando Brings High-Tech Life Science Innovation to Central Florida - Area Development
IQ Orlando is focused on five key life science and healthcare sectors: software and information and communications technologies (ICT), medical devices, healthcare services, biotech, and pharma. The group is especially eager to partner with disruptive early and mid-stage companies.
frontline  area-development-features  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  orlando  life-sciences  bioscience  biotech  high-tech  manufacturing  healthcare  medical-device  pharmaceuticals  innovation 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Orion Technology Services Opens Operations Center In Orlando, Florida - Area Development
A full-service technology provider specializing in cloud, security, professional and managed services, Orion Technology Services opened its first Sunshine State location in Orlando, Florida. The expansion will include a $768,000 capital investment with expectations of creating 30 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  high-tech  technology  jobs  headquarters 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Flip.to Expands Its Orlando, Florida, Operations Center - Area Development
Flip.to, an advocacy platform for hotels designed to reach global audiences and have a measurable impact on a hotel’s bottom line, plans to expand its operations in Orlando, Florida. The company will create more than 70 new jobs in the region over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  orlando  jobs  hospitality-industry  high-tech  technology  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based ITyX Solutions Opens U.S. Subsidiary In Orlando, Florida - Area Development
Germany-based ITyX Solutions, AG, a market leader specializing in intelligent software, is establishing its first location in the United States for its U.S. subsidiary by selecting downtown Orlando, Florida. The company will create 15 new high-wage jobs over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  orlando  location-USA  FDI  jobs  high-tech 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Dixon Ticonderoga Company Expands Headquarters In Lake Mary, Florida - Area Development
Dixon Ticonderoga Company, a leading manufacturer of writing instruments, art supplies, other tools and producer of the iconic No. 2 pencil, will expand its headquarters in Lake Mary, Florida. The company will make a capital investment of $1.5 million over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  orlando  manufacturing  headquarters 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Silver Airways Unveils $4.5 Million Orlando, Florida, International Maintenance Headquarters - Area Development
Silver Airways unveiled its new international maintenance headquarters at Orlando International Airport in Florida. The airline will invest $4.5 million to the region and create 80 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  florida  orlando  south-atlantic  aerospace  jobs  headquarters 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
What Is the Next ‘Next Silicon Valley’? - NYTimes.com
In 2010, Chicago proclaimed its intention to become “the top destination for technology business.” In December, Citibank joined with The Huffington Post to declare that “you might be living in the next Silicon Valley” if you live in Chicago — or Miami, or Cincinnati or Chattanooga. Slate tracked “next Silicon Valleys” in 2013 and profiled two dozen cities that had been described as such, including Las Vegas, which received the distinction from Slate itself.
innovation-hubs  advanced-manufacturing  metros  economic-development-news  orlando  provo  new-york-city  seattle  chicago  this-week-295  around-the-web 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Lockheed Martin doubles size of its Orlando Innovation Demonstration Center - Orlando Business Journal
Lockheed Martin's newly remodeled Innovation Demonstration Center at its east Orlando facility is now double in size, giving clients better access to see what the defense and support company offers in immersive simulation training and logistic capabilities.
innovation-centers  research&development  aerospace  defense-sector  orlando  florida  lockheed-martin  this-week-292  around-the-web 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Lockheed Martin donates $2 million to expand STEM curriculum in Orange schools - Orlando Sentinel
Classwork that exposes students to science, engineering, technology and mathematics will be expanded to all of Orange County's 184 traditional public schools within three years under a $2 million grant from Lockheed Martin.
orlando  public-private-partnerships  workforce-development  STEM-workforce  lockheed-martin  This-week-291  around-the-web 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
VOXX International Corporation To Locate Headquarters-Manufacturing Center In Orlando, Florida - Area Development
VOXX International Corporation will expand its automotive components production facility with a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing center and corporate headquarters in Orlando, Florida.
area-development-news  matt  economic-development  site-selection  headquarters  manufacturing  florida  south-atlantic  automotive-industry  orlando  corporate-headquarters  advanced-manufacturing 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
NeoSystems Corp. Establishes Operations Center In Orange County, Florida - Area Development
NeoSystems Corp., a professional services and technology company specializing in business process outsourcing of accounting/finance, HR, and IT operations, will establish an operations center in Orange County, Florida, making a $424,000 capital investment and creating more than 37 jobs over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  florida  south-atlantic  technology  jobs  orlando 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Hernon Manufacturing Plans $2 Million Expansion At Its Sanford, Florida, Production Plant - Area Development
Hernon Manufacturing, a global manufacturer of adhesive sealants and dispensing equipment, will invest $2 million to expand its local operations in Sanford, Florida, and create 20 new jobs over the next two years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  florida  south-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs  orlando 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
The National Business Incubation Association Relocates Headquarters To Orlando, Florida - Area Development
The National Business Incubation Association, the world's leading organization advancing business and entrepreneurship, will relocate its headquarters and establish a Global Training Center for Business Incubation and Innovation in Orlando, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  headquarters  orlando  south-atlantic  entrepreneurship 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
USTA To Establish Division Headquarters In Orlando, Florida - Area Development
United States Tennis Association will locate a new divisional headquarters facility at Lake Nona in Orlando, Florida, creating 154 jobs and more than $60 million in capital investment.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  orlando  florida  south-atlantic  headquarters  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Antech Diagnostics Plans Southeast Hub In Orlando, Florida - Area Development
Antech Diagnostics, an Indiana-based company providing veterinary diagnostic testing services to more than 19,000 animal hospitals throughout North America, will establish the southeastern U.S. hub for its veterinary clinical reference laboratory in Orlando, Florida, according to the city’s public records.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  orlando  florida  south-atlantic  location-usa  fdi  medical-industry  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Lockheed Martin Plans $80 Million Expansion At Its Orlando, Florida, Mission Systems and Training Center - Area Development
Lockheed Martin plans an $80 million expansion at its Mission Systems and Training facility in Orlando, Florida. The company, which plans to create 200 jobs, currently employs nearly 7,000 in Orlando. It is expanding the location due to a corporation-wide consolidation.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  florida  matt  south-atlantic  defense-sector  jobs  aerospace  high-tech  orlando  lockheed-martin 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Software Developer, AgileThought, Opens Orlando, Florida, Office Center - Area Development
AgileThought, Inc., a Tampa-based mobile application and software development firm, is expanding its software development business services with the opening of a 2,585 square-foot office facility downtown Orlando, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  florida  south-atlantic  software  technology  orlando  workforce 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Rehrig Pacific Company To Add Roll-Out Cart Production Line At Its Orlando, Florida, Manufacturing Site - Area Development
Rehrig Pacific Company, a supplier of roll-out carts, recycle bins and commercial containers to the waste and recycling collection industry, plans to add roll-out cart production at its Orlando, Florida, manufacturing plant. The firm plans to have roll-out cart production capacity in the facility during the first half of 2014.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  orlando  florida  manufacturing  south-atlantic 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Hertz Begins Construction On Global Headquarters In Estero, Florida, Expected To Create 400 Local Jobs - Area Development Online
The Hertz Corporation began construction on its state-of-the-art global headquarters at the intersection of U.S. Route 41 and Williams Road in Estero, Florida. The project is expected to create an estimated 400 headquarter jobs to be filled locally, and approximately 300 positions to be filled by Hertz employees relocating to the Estero area upon its completion in 2015.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  headquarters  jobs  Hertz  orlando  florida  area-development-news 
december 2013 by areadevelopment
National Air Cargo Holdings Relocates Its Headquarters To Orlando, Florida - Area Development Online
National Air Cargo Holdings, Inc., a global cargo logistics provider, and its subsidiary, National Airlines, has relocated its headquarters and airline offices to Orlando, Florida. The firm’s $875,000 in capital investment will create 105 jobs in the community.
aerospace  jobs  florida  orlando  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  logistics  matt  headquarters 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
Sedgwick Claims Management Services To Open Orlando, Florida, Call Center - Area Development Online
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., a provider of technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, will invest $1.29 million to open a 30,000 square foot call center in eastern Orlando, Florida, creating up to 225 new jobs over the next three years in Orange County.
florid  jobs  call-centers  orlando  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
Golf Channel Invests $1.9 Million To Expand Its Orlando, Florida, Headquarters - Area Development Online
Golf Channel will invest $1.9 million to expand its worldwide headquarters in Orlando, Florida. The company consolidated digital media operations for its GolfChannel.com and GolfNow.com sites, creating at least 75 jobs in Central Florida.
jobs  florida  sports-industry  orlando  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  matt  headquarters 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
Verizon Counts In Bringing Hundreds of Jobs To Orlando, Florida Area With Its Finance and Accounting Center of Excellence - Area Development Online
Verizon Communications will establish its finance and accounting “Center of Excellence” in Lake Mary, Florida, initially creating 300 jobs by the fourth quarter of 2014, with plans to produce a total of 750 new jobs by 2016. In addition, it will bring a $50 million capital investment to the Orlando area.
jobs  florida  verizon  orlando  finance  economic-development  accounting  site-selection  matt 
february 2013 by areadevelopment
Planet Hollywood International Dedicates New Orlando, Florida, Headquarters - Area Development Online
Planet Hollywood International, the parent company of Planet Hollywood restaurants, recently dedicated its new headquarters in Orlando, Florida. The company expects to create up to 90 jobs over the next three years in their new facility.
jobs  florida  orlando  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
february 2013 by areadevelopment
Freight Brokerage Firm Total Quality Logistics Opens Offices In Orange County, Florida - Area Development Online
Total Quality Logistics, the nation's second largest freight brokerage firm, will invest $380,000 to open an office in Orange County, Florida, with projections of creating up to 75 positions over the next three years.
jobs  florida  orlando  taxes-incentives  freight-logistics  economic-development  site-selection  matt  taxes 
february 2013 by areadevelopment
Siemens Invests $7 million In Orlando, Florida, Wind Service Training Center - Area Development Online
Siemens will invest $7 million to build a 40,000 square-feet wind service training in Orlando, Florida, near the Americas headquarters of the company’s Energy business. It will be one of four Siemens wind service training facilities globally, joining Brande, Denmark; Bremen, Germany; and Newcastle in the United Kingdom.
florida  orlando  wind-energy  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
february 2013 by areadevelopment

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