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Broward County sees very positive over the year growth of+31,100 jobs
Monday, June 19, 2017
(Fort Lauderdale, FL - Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.8 percent unemployment rate in May 2017. This rate was 0.5 percentage point lower than the region’s year ago rate of 4.3 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 31,100 jobs (+3.8 percent) over the year, with an employment of 850,300 in the Ft. Lauderdale-Pompano
 
Gov. Scott: Florida’s GDP Outpaces All Other Large States
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Scott announced today that Florida’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew 3.0 percent in 2016, faster than the national rate of 1.5 percent and outpacing all other large states, including Texas and California. Governor Scott also announced today that Florida added jobs at a faster rate than the 10 largest states in the
 
Broward County leads job growth in South Florida
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
(Fort Lauderdale, FL) - Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.8 percent unemployment rate in April 2017. This rate was 0.6 percentage point lower than the region’s year ago rate of 4.4 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 26,400 jobs (+3.2 percent) over the year, with an employment of 846,200 in the Ft. Lauderdale-Pompano
 
Argentina Trade Mission Led by Governor Scott Yields $24 Million in Expected Sales
Monday, May 22, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. – on May 22, Governor Rick Scott announced that the nearly 40 businesses that participated in the recent economic development mission to Argentina have reported more than $24 million in expected sales. Additionally, these businesses generated $1.85 million in actual sales during the mission. This was the first trade mission by any
 
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Mid-Year Meeting Features Announcement of Mid-Year Economic Results, Keynote by Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, and Award Presentations
Monday, May 15, 2017
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Mid-Year Meeting Features Announcement of Mid-Year Economic Results, Keynote by Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, and Award Presentations The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance hosted its Mid-Year Luncheon, presented by FPL, on Monday, May 15, 2017 to an audience of nearly 600 members and guests at the Hyatt
 
Broward County continues to strengthen and diversify its economy
Monday, April 24, 2017
(Fort Lauderdale, FL) - Broward County’s job report indicated a 4.0 percent unemployment rate in March 2017. This rate was 0.5 percentage point lower than the region’s year ago rate of 4.5 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 27,800 jobs (+3.4 percent) over the year, with an employment of 845,300 in the Ft. Lauderdale-Pompano
 
Broward County continues to strengthen and diversify its economy_copy
Monday, April 24, 2017
(Fort Lauderdale, FL) - Broward County’s job report indicated a 4.0 percent unemployment rate in March 2017. This rate was 0.5 percentage point lower than the region’s year ago rate of 4.5 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 27,800 jobs (+3.4 percent) over the year, with an employment of 845,300 in the Ft. Lauderdale-Pompano
 
Broward County continues to strengthen and diversify its economy_copy1
Monday, April 24, 2017
(Fort Lauderdale, FL) - Broward County’s job report indicated a 4.0 percent unemployment rate in March 2017. This rate was 0.5 percentage point lower than the region’s year ago rate of 4.5 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 27,800 jobs (+3.4 percent) over the year, with an employment of 845,300 in the Ft. Lauderdale-Pompano
 
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