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Applause for Broward’s new attitude— and action — on homelessness | Editorial
Monday, December 10, 2018
By the Sun Sentinel Editorial Board It’s almost impossible to believe the homeless encampment is gone from downtown Fort Lauderdale. For making it happen in a humanitarian way, we offer a hearty round of applause to the city, county, business and social service leaders who made it happen. And we extend our encouragement to keep it up. For years,
 
Amazon opens Sunrise center to speed up deliveries in region
Thursday, November 22, 2018
By Marcia Heroux Pounds, South Florida Sun Sentinel So South Florida didn’t get Amazon HQ2, but Broward County got a little something from the e-commerce giant. Amazon has opened a delivery center in Sunrise, which will allow for “speedier” deliveries in the region, according to Amazon spokeswoman Amanda Ip. “A delivery station
 
Voters paved way for a new era in Broward County transportation | Opinion
Sunday, November 18, 2018
The successful passage of the county transportation surtax marks the beginning of a new era in transportation in Broward, writes Gregory Stuart, executive director of the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization. By Gregory Stuart, Sun Sentinel The successful passage of the County Transportation Surtax on Nov. 6 marks the beginning of a new era in
 
Amazon pursuit leaves Miami poised to attract multinational companies
Friday, November 16, 2018
South Florida made it to the Top 20 regions being considered by Amazon for its second headquarters. David Ryder Getty Images By Alyce Robertson, OP-ED In the 10 years since the Great Recession, no U.S. city has undergone as significant a change as downtown Miami. Our real-estate market has shed its boom-turned-bust tendencies in favor of stability. New
 
The benefits of South Florida being an Amazon HQ2 finalist: 'We want to strike while the iron is hot'
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Amazon on Tuesday announced a second headquarters split between the New York City area and Northern Virginia, plus an operations center in Nashville. (AP photo) By Marcia Heroux Pounds, South Florida Sun Sentinel Though South Florida was not Amazon’s choice for its HQ2, the tricounty area may still reap benefits from having been part of the
 
Broward sales tax increase will fund several transportation projects. Here's how small businesses can get in on the action.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
By Ashley Portero – Reporter, South Florida Business Journal Broward County came out in favor of less traffic and more public transportation on Nov. 6, when voters agreed to raise the county’s sales tax to fund almost $16 billion in transportation improvements. That’s not only good news for anyone who lives in or commutes through the
 
Broward business leaders tackle homelessness
Friday, November 9, 2018
Jeff Zbar, South Florida Business Journal AutoNation Chairman and CEO Mike Jackson has spent the last 19 years in the company’s office tower, enjoying a prime perch above downtown Fort Lauderdale. With sunshine, palm trees and the Atlantic in the distance, it’s a view across a city that many executives and their employees would envy. Over the
 
Broward Education Foundation Inducts Exemplary Broward County Public Schools Alumni into 2018 Hall of Fame
Friday, November 2, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Six community luminaries and champions in education, who are graduates of Broward County Public Schools, were recently inducted into Broward Education Foundation’s Hall of Fame during the Publix Super Markets Charities 2018 “Hall of Fame Breakfast” presented by Memorial Healthcare System. Receiving the Bank
 
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