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Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Launches “Live Where You Vacation™” Campaign During 2019 Spring Break
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
As communities around the nation continually seek to attract young talent, and knowing that a visit is the first step for many in choosing a place to live, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County’s official public/private partnership for economic development, has launched a new talent attraction campaign during Spring Break 2019 titled
 
Broward County adds 14,700 jobs year over year
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
(Fort Lauderdale, FL9) – Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.8 percent unemployment rate in January 2019. This rate was 0.1 percentage points lower than the region’s year ago rate of 3.9 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 14,700 jobs (+1.7 percent) over the year, with an employment of 857,100 in the Ft.
 
Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s Economy Continues to Outpace the Nation  
Monday, March 11, 2019
Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s annual private-sector job growth rate of 2.7 percent continues to outpace the national job growth rate of 2.1 percent. In the past year, 207,300 new private-sector jobs were created in Florida overall and 10,900 private-sector jobs were created in January. Florida’s
 
Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Fort Lauderdale Area Created 14,700 New Jobs Over the Year
Monday, March 11, 2019
Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 14,700 new private-sector jobs in the past year. Fort Lauderdale’s unemployment rate is 3.8 percent in January, down 0.1 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 10,900 new private-sector jobs in January 2019. To see
 
Ocean Exchange Announces Its 2019 Event In Fort Lauderdale, Florida October 28-30, 2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The ninth annual Ocean Exchange, to be hosted in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will feature twelve innovative, sustainable worldwide solutions that demonstrate the ability to generate economic growth and increase productivity while reducing the use of nature’s resources. In its first year in Fort Lauderdale, Ocean Exchange announces its partnership with
 
Governor Ron DeSantis Announces His Bold Vision for a Brighter Future Budget for FY 2019-2020
Monday, February 4, 2019
www.BoldVisionForaBrighterFuture.com Tallahassee, Fla. – On February 4, Governor Ron DeSantis released his budget proposal for fiscal year 2019-2020, a Bold Vision for a Brighter Future. “Today I released my budget proposal for fiscal year 2019-2020 which not only satisfies a statutory requirement, it affords an opportunity to share a Bold
 
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and BCPS Partner for the Claim Your Future Showcase
Monday, February 4, 2019
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County’s official economic development partnership, is collaborating for the third year with Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) on an industry-focused career fair, the Claim Your Future Showcase. Geared toward high school juniors in the Career, Technical, Adult & Community Education (CTACE) program,
 
Broward County adds 15,800 jobs year over year
Friday, January 25, 2019
Fort Lauderdale, FL – Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.1 percent unemployment rate in December 2018. This rate was 0.3 percentage points lower than the region’s year ago rate of 3.4 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 15,800 jobs (+1.9 percent) over the year, with an employment of 866,300 in the Ft.
 
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