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Gov. Scott Announces 30 Low Tax Opportunity Zone Designations for Fort Lauderdale Area
Friday, April 20, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced recommendations to designate 30 census tracts in Broward County as Low Tax Opportunity Zones. Low Tax Opportunity Zones, as established in the federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, encourage long-term investment and job creation in targeted communities by reducing taxes for many job
 
Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Created More Than 11,000 New Jobs Over the Year
Friday, April 20, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created more than 1.5 million jobs since December 2010. The Fort Lauderdale area added 11,100 new private-sector jobs in the past year, continuing to be among the top five Florida metro areas for private-sector job growth. Fort Lauderdale’s unemployment
 
New SFBJ Awards Program - The Business of Pride - Nominate a candidate today!
Thursday, March 29, 2018
South Florida Business Journal, in partnership with the Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber AND The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, presents the Business of Pride awards. The program will include a celebratory event in June 2018, as well as a special issue of the South Florida Business Journal focusing on LGBTQ business leadership and
 
Coordinating Council of Broward Releases First Comprehensive Housing Strategy for Broward County to Address Affordable Housing Crisis
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Fort Lauderdale - The Coordinating Council of Broward, Inc. (CCB) published a comprehensive housing strategy for Broward County based on broad community engagement and input during the past year. The Housing Broward: An Inclusive Plan describes goals and actions to create and preserve affordable housing for all Broward residents. The report was developed
 
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts Announces a Conversation with President Bill Clinton and James Patterson
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE – The Broward Center for the Performing Arts announces President Bill Clinton and bestselling author James Patterson will be in the Au-Rene Theater on Tuesday, June 12 at 8 p.m. for a wide-ranging conversation as they discuss their forthcoming novel, The President is Missing (on-sale June 4). The event is a part of a book tour in
 
Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Created More Than 9,000 New Jobs Over the Year
Monday, March 26, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 9,300 new private-sector jobs in the last year, continuing to be among the top five Florida metro areas for private-sector job growth. Fort Lauderdale’s unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in February, down 0.7 percentage point from one year ago.
 
Broward County sees very positive over the year growth
Monday, March 26, 2018
(Fort Lauderdale, FL - Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.5 percent unemployment rate in February 2018 compared to 3.8% in January. This rate was 0.7 percentage point lower than the region’s year ago rate of 4.2 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 9,800 jobs (+1.2 percent) over the year, with an employment of 845,100 in the
 
Broward County sees very positive over the year growth
Monday, March 26, 2018
(Fort Lauderdale, FL – March 26, 2018) - Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.5 percent unemployment rate in February 2018 compared to 3.8% in January. This rate was 0.7 percentage point lower than the region’s year ago rate of 4.2 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 9,800 jobs (+1.2 percent) over the year, with an
 
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