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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $40 million Available through Florida Job Growth Grant Fund
Monday, July 1, 2019
Tallahassee, Fla. — On July 1, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) are accepting economic development project proposals for the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund. $40 million is available to fund job training and public infrastructure projects that support growth and
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Attends Washington, D.C., Conference to Attract Business Investment to Broward County
Monday, June 10, 2019
Fort Lauderdale – June 10, 2019 –The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance is participating in the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit, June 10-12, in Washington, D.C. Past Investment Summit participants from the state of Florida have announced more than $1.8 billion in new U.S. investment projects within five years of attending an Investment Summit,
Broward County adds 16,400 jobs year over year
Monday, May 20, 2019
(Fort Lauderdale, FL – May 20, 2019) – Broward County’s job report indicated a 2.8 percent unemployment rate in April 2019. This rate was 0.5 percentage points lower than the region’s year ago rate of 3.3 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 16,400 jobs (+1.9 percent) over the year, with an employment of 867,000 in the
Governor Ron DeSantis Announces U.S. News and World Report Ranks Florida #1 in Higher Education for Third Consecutive Year 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis announced that U.S. News & World Report has named Florida the top state in the country for higher education. This is the third year in a row Florida’s higher education system has earned the top ranking, reflecting the emphasis that elected leaders have placed on student success and affordability.
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Mid-Year Meeting Features address by Governor Ron DeSantis, Economic Results, Awards and SunTrust Foundation Grant
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Maggie Gunther, APR Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance 954-627-0135 Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Mid-Year Meeting Features address by Governor Ron DeSantis, Economic Results, Awards and SunTrust Foundation Grant The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance hosted its Mid-Year Luncheon, presented
Techtronic Industries Relocates U.S. Headquarters to Fort Lauderdale
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL –Techtronic Industries (TTI), 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. The move will bring approximately 75 executive and other new jobs to the area. Since 1985, TTI has continuously expanded globally
ICON International has Opened an Office in Fort Lauderdale
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Greenwich, Conn., May 7, 2019 – ICON International, Inc., a specialty finance company engaged in corporate barter with a focus on advertising and media buying, has opened a satellite office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The new location enhances ICON’s presence in the marketplace and allows us to provide a more hands-on approach with the growing
Glenn Wiltshire Named Acting Director for Port Everglades
Sunday, April 28, 2019
BROWARD COUNTY, FL-- The Broward County Commissiontoday approved the appointment of Glenn Wiltshire as Acting Chief Executive and Port Director of Port Everglades following the recent death of Steven Cernak. Wiltshire, a 30-year U.S. Coast Guard veteran, has served as Deputy Port Director since 2006. During Wiltshire’s tenure at Port Everglades, he
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