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H. Wayne Huizenga, South Florida business titan, dead at 80
Friday, March 23, 2018
H. Wayne Huizenga earned a reputation as a corporate alchemist, and had a hand in building three of South Florida's professional sports teams. By Mike Clary, Marcia Heroux Pounds and Craig Davis, South Florida Sun Sentinel Wayne Huizenga, whose restless entrepreneurial spirit led him to become the only U.S. businessman to found three Fortune 500
Broward, Palm Beach county businesses wanted for summer job programs for young adults
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Marcia Heroux Pounds, Sun Sentinel Employment agencies in Broward and Palm Beach counties are seeking local companies to invest in tomorrow’s workers. CareerSource Broward County is looking for about 10 more companies for its Summer Youth Employment Program to provide a “meaningful work experience” for students ages 16 to 18 over an
Broward Workshop annual forum a celebratory, solemn event
Friday, March 16, 2018
Broward Workshop on Friday held its 10th Annual State of the County Forum, a celebratory and solemn event that highlighted some of the region's recent successes, while paying homage to the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting. "This is a wonderful platform to address what we can do moving forward to address this tragedy," said
AutoNation Renews HQ Lease in Downtown Ft. Lauderdale
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Timea Papp - The automotive retailer signed on for an additional 12-year run at the AutoNation Building, with an option to extend the lease by eight years AutoNation has renewed its corporate headquarters’ lease with Stiles Corp. at the AutoNation Building, a Class A office tower encompassing 204,337 square feet in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
South Florida Amazon HQ2 Could Be Spread Out on Public, Private Land - dbr
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
By Lidia Dinkova | Mar 02, 2018 Kelly L. Smallridge, center, president and CEO of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, speaks on the South Florida economic development panel with Michael A. Finney, left, president and CEO of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council, and Bob Swindell, president and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. Photo:
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance returns from Nashville with new ideas for job creation - SFBJ
Friday, March 2, 2018
Nashville skyline By Keith Larsen – Reporter, South Florida Business Journal One lesson learned from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance's past two annual trips: a city's brand matters. About 80 members of the Fort Lauderdale business community returned from a four-day trip to Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday. The trip was led by Broward
Florida tackling Amazonís data requests (Sun-Sentinel)
Friday, March 2, 2018
From left, Michael Finney, Kelly Smallridge and Bob Swindell discuss with the commercial real estate development community the possibility of Amazon choosing South Florida for its second headquarters. (Susan Stocker/Staff photographer) By Marcia Heroux Pounds, Staff writer Since making the list of 20 finalists for Amazon’s second headquarters, South
Fort Lauderdale leaders getting growth ideas in Nashville - WKRN
Friday, March 2, 2018
By Cherish Lombard, March 2, 2018 NASHVILLE,Tenn. (WKRN) – This week, leaders from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance were in Nashville to get ideas about improving growth, and growing pains in South Florida. Davidson County leaders have been entertaining around 80 members of Fort Lauderdale’s business community, giving them ideas they
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