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Research Park at Florida Atlantic University Presents Four Awards for Economic Development Leadership
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Winners of Economic Development Leadership Awards at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University (L-R): Bob Swindell, President & CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Larry Talley, Founder, Everyware, Andrew Duffell, President & CEO, Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, Michael Daszkal, Chairman, Research Park at Florida Atlantic
 
Newsmakers: People in Palm Beach County business, civic groups
Sunday, February 19, 2017
By Wendi Ladika - Palm Beach Post Staff Writer COMMUNITY SERVICE The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University announces its newly elected 2017 officers. Michael I. Daszkal was elected chairman, and is co-founder and managing partner of Daszkal Bolton, a boutique public accounting firm headquartered in Boca Raton. An honorary lifetime board member of
 
Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
From the January/February 2017 Issue of Business Facilities Projects: Next Nga West (St. Louis Development Corp.); Best Buy’s E-Commerce Center (Greater San Marcos); Shell Ethane Cracker (Pennsylvania Dced); Hotwire Hq (Greater Fort Lauderdale); Sentury Tire Plant (Georgia Ded); Husqvarna Expansion (Orangeburg County); Continental Plastics Expansion
 
American Express opens regional headquarters in Sunrise
Monday, January 30, 2017
By Marcia Heroux Pounds Modern, sunlit office space with many amenities awaits American Express employees at new regional headquarters After nearly two years of construction, Monday is moving day to Sunrise for the first wave of American Express employees currently in Plantation, Miramar and Miami. The modern glass building, on the southeast corner of
 
Gov. Scott: More Than 237,000 New Jobs Created in 2016
Friday, January 20, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses created 237,300 new private-sector jobs in 2016, bringing the total number of jobs created since December 2010 to 1,262,100. For the 57th consecutive month, Florida’s annual job growth rate of 3.3 percent is exceeding the nation’s rate of 1.6 percent.
 
Community leaders and members of the Broward County Congressional Delegation gather in recognition of the Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
(Courtesy of Port Everglades) Helen Wolt, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Legislation allows Port Everglades to deepen and widen navigation channels Port Everglades got the green light to move forward with a major expansion project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will deepen and widen the port's navigation channels as part of the Water Infrastructure
 
Magic Leap to invest $150 million in Plantation expansion, create 725 jobs
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
by Ron Hurtibise, Sun Sentinel, December 28, 2016 One of South Florida's worst-kept secrets is out. "Project Blaze" is "mixed reality" development company Magic Leap, and it's on track to receive $9 million in state and local jobs-creation incentive financing over the next nine years. Magic Leap's commitment to create 725 new jobs and invest $150 million
 
Fort Lauderdale approves incentive deal for company to create 300 jobs
Thursday, December 22, 2016
By Brian Bandell, Senior Reporter South Florida Business Journal The Fort Lauderdale Community Redevelopment Agency approved a $1.5 million incentive deal for Triangle Services to open its Southeast regional headquarters in the city and create at least 300 jobs. The Valley Stream, New York-based company, which manages commercial real estate facilities and
 
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