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Broward Commission Approves Port Everglades Growth Plan
Monday, June 22, 2020
BROWARD COUNTY, FL -- Port Everglades received unanimous approval on its 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. The Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, updated from 2014, is a comprehensive blueprint for 5, 10 and 20 years of development and capital improvements. “This 20-Year Master/Vision Plan
Calling all SOBs: Playful Marketing Campaign Engages Supporters of Broward to Buy Local and Safely Kick-Start the Economy
Friday, June 19, 2020
Broward County, Fla., - Dancing delightfully close to the edge of controversy, a community-wide coalition of local leaders announced a new collective impact local stimulus campaign, spearheaded by Six Pillars Broward, to help kickstart a safe economic reboot of Broward County. Nearly 120,000 people lost their jobs in the month of April, because of COVID-19
Standing for Justice, Equity and Prosperity
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Prosperity for All is not just a tagline to the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. We believe that economic development can be a force for good in our community – it’s the reason we come to work every day. We stand behind our values statement: Our core values include social responsibility and a dedication to building healthy and competitive
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development Share COVID-19 Business Impact Survey Results
Friday, June 5, 2020
Fort Lauderdale - From April 20 to May 29, 2020, The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and Broward County conducted a county-wide survey to investigate the potential economic effects of COVID-19 on Broward County businesses. The survey resulted in close to 1,000 responses, with a participation rate of 10 percent. Below are the key results of the survey.
Broward County loses 119,100 jobs year over year
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
DISCLAIMER: Please note that April 2020 statistics will not fully reflect the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, as the data collection period is only through the second week of each month (the week of the 12th of the Month). A STATEMENT FROM BOB SWINDELL: “We in the Broward business community are doing everything we can to help our local
County Selects Jonathan Daniels to Lead Port Everglades
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Following a national search, Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry announced that seaport and economic development leader Jonathan Daniels will be the new Chief Executive & Port Director at Port Everglades. Broward’s diverse seaport is a global gateway for cargo, cruise and petroleum that is undergoing a $1.6 billion port
A Message from the Florida Chamber
Monday, May 18, 2020
Welcome to Florida’s “Full Phase 1” which started this morning and allows Florida’s job creators to move further down the phased-in reopening timeline. We anticipate Governor DeSantis to make an additional transportation announcement today in Orlando, according to a media alert from his office, and we’ll cover the announcement
Broward Proceeds With Reopening
Friday, May 15, 2020
BROWARD COUNTY, FL – Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry issued Emergency Order 20-10 on Thursday, May 14, 2020, providing for a phased reopening of business activity, beginning on Monday, May 18, with restrictions in accordance with a modified Phase 1 of Governor Ron DeSantis’ statewide reopening plan. Broward’s beaches will remain
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