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Radio Interview with Carla Maldanado, on Radio Caracol 1260- Miami (Interview in Spanish)
Monday, July 24, 2017
Conversation with Carla Maldonado on Radio Caracol - 1260 AM's show "Caracol Ayuda", re: the growth of Broward county and future projects: http://envivo.caracol1260.com/audio/3528385/
 
Neighborhood dive: Downtown Fort Lauderdale and beaches mature from spring break mecca to luxury hot spot
Monday, July 17, 2017
By Francisco Alvarado | Renderings of 100 Las Olas, the Four Seasons Private Residences Fort Lauderdale and Icon Las Olas Fort Lauderdale native Bob Swindell remembers the days when retailers and restaurant owners in downtown and the nearby beaches would shut down by 6 p.m. and stores would close up for the summer. “Things would get really
 
Ft. Lauderdale Commissioners Unanimously Approve 1.3m SF Mixed-Use Project in the heart of the Transit Oriented Development & Regional Activity Center Districts
Friday, July 14, 2017
Ft. Lauderdale, FL – The Traina Companies, a privately held New York and Delray Beach-based dynamic group of holdings in the real estate development, construction and hospitality industries, unanimously received the final zoning approval necessary from Ft. Lauderdale’s City Commissioners for its 1,351,160 square feet of mixed-use new
 
How Broward has transformed from a tourism draw to a tech magnet
Monday, July 10, 2017
Bob Swindell, the CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, a public/private partnership that works to attrace new businesses in photographed on Aug 4, 2015. U.S. Companies and international firms are based in Fort Lauderdale with more comining. CHarles Trainer, Jr., File - Miami Herald By Chabeli Herrera, Miami Herald It is one of Bob
 
Investment heavy hitters place big bets on South Florida tech firms
Friday, June 23, 2017
SFBJ -- To score capital from leading investors, scale a startup and win big, you’ve got to be in Silicon Valley, Austin or other tech hubs, the conventional wisdom goes. But more South Florida-based companies are bucking that trend, and their deep-pocketed investors say they plan to place bets here again.It’s who is investing –
 
Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Added Nearly 29,000 New Jobs Over the Year
Friday, June 16, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 28,900 new private-sector jobs in the last year, the third-highest number of jobs among all metro areas. Fort Lauderdale’s unemployment rate was 3.8 percent in May, dropping 0.5 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses
 
Aviation and aerospace: South Florida’s $41 billion economic engine – and growing
Friday, June 16, 2017
By Brian Bandell, Senior Reporter, South Florida Business Journal Some aspects of South Florida’s aviation and aerospace economy – like the airliners taking off and landing from our airports ever few minutes – are obvious. But a large part of this major economic engine can be found in unexpected places. Surrounded by wetlands in northern
 
Sun, Sand and Drugs:  How a Beach Town became a Biotech Hub
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
By Bob Swindell The pharmaceutical industry was once an elusive market with its facilities confined to traditional powerhouse cities such as Boston and San Francisco. But today’s Pharma companies have diversified significantly as pockets of corporate offices, manufacturers and R&D facilities are being found in seemingly surprising places.
 
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