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Panelists: Why Florida firms should care about LGBT workplace equality 
Friday, May 17, 2019
By Ryan Lynch – Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal (From left to right) Bob Swindell, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance; Tony Sandonato, Wyndham Destinations; Cal Jackson, Tech Data Corp.; Sabrina Kent, National LGBT Chamber of Commerce; Nadine Smith, Equality Florida Being inclusive to LGBT individuals is good for business. So said several
 
Off the Street - Florida Trend Editorial on Homelessness
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
About five years ago, an encampment of homeless people took root in Fort Lauderdale on the grounds of the county library downtown, just a couple blocks from the riverfront and stylish Las Olas Boulevard. In time, 80 people lived there in tents. Some had generators and barbecue grills, but there were no toilets or showers. The smell was, I’m told,
 
Trading Up
Thursday, May 9, 2019
His trusty toolbox and iPad situated nearby, Josh Guadalupe pulls apart panels from a seaplane, inspecting for saltwater corrosion. He checks the iPad from time to time, meticulously looking at the aviation manuals to ensure each task is done properly as he performs maintenance repairs. Airplanes flying overhead roar in the background at the hangar at
 
Gov. Ron DeSantis delivers post-session report to Broward business leaders
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to the county's public-private business development organization, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, during their mid-year luncheon Wednesday at Pier 66 hotel. (Taimy Alvarez / Sun Sentinel). Gov. Ron DeSantis, delivering a report card for the first part of 2019 and touting the Florida economy, told a Broward audience
 
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance celebrates midyear economic impact
Thursday, May 9, 2019
More than 600 people attended the Alliance's mid-year meeting. SFBJ By Ashley Portero – Reporter, South Florida Business Journal, May 8, 2019 The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance helped Broward businesses secure more than $216 million in capital investment and create and retain nearly 1,500 jobs since October, the group announced at
 
Dirt Devil manufacturer to move HQ to Fort Lauderdale
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Techtronic Industries (TTI) announced it will move its U.S. headquarters to Fort Lauderdale and create 75 new jobs. TTI is the manufacturer of multiple home improvement and construction consumer brands, including Milwaukee, Ryobi, Hoover, AEG, Empire, Imperial, Stilleto, Hart, Oreck, Vax and Dirt Devil. The company, whose global headquarters is based in
 
Techtronic Industries Relocates Headquarters to Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Techtronic Industries, a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of quality professional, industrial, and consumer products, is moving its U.S. headquarters to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. TTI’s office at 450 East Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale will be the U.S. headquarters location for its CEO and other executives as well as
 
Major tool company relocates to Fort Lauderdale  
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance at its mid-year meeting announced specifics on some of the 1,038 new jobs the economic development partnership has helped foster during the first half of its fiscal year. Alliance President/CEO Bob Swindell and Chairman Nelson Fernandez, executive vice president and principal of ANF Group, reported more than $216
 
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