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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Fort Lauderdale Area Created Nearly 12,000 New Jobs Over the Year
Friday, September 20, 2019
News Releases, by Staff Tallahassee, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 11,800 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The Fort Lauderdale area’s unemployment rate was 3.3 percent in August, down 0.1 percentage point from one year ago. The industries with the highest growth over the year in the
 
70 Leaders from Greater Fort Lauderdale/ Broward County on Florida Trend’s Most Influential Business Leaders List
Monday, September 9, 2019
BROWARD COUNTY, FLA - The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County’s official economic development resource, is pleased to announce that more than 70 leaders from the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County area made Florida Trend’s annual issue, “Florida 500”, a list comprised of the most influential business leaders in the
 
Enterprise Florida Export Sales Mission to Colombia
Friday, September 6, 2019
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) will lead a delegation of small and mid-sized Florida businesses on an export sales mission to Bogota, Colombia from November 18-21. Registration opened May 1. “Colombia is a growing market within Latin America and presents tremendous opportunities for Florida exporters,” said Manny
 
Tax Foundation State Business Tax Climate Index ranked Florida Ranked #4
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Florida has the 4th best business tax climate in the country according to its recently released report. It doesn't hurt that the state forgoes an income tax. The Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index enables business leaders, government policymakers, and taxpayers to gauge how their states’ tax systems compare. The Index is designed
 
JetBlue Travel Products Arrives Home With Opening of Its New ‘Inspiration Center’ in Fort Lauderdale
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Pictured left to right: Alliance Vice President of Business Development David Coddington; President of JetBlue Travel Products Andres Barry; Florida Secretary of Commerce and President & CEO of Enterprise Florida, Jamal Sowell; and JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes. Coddington is shown presenting a signed artwork by celebrated local artist Guy Harvey to JetBlue
 
Ocean Exchange and the Marine Research Hub Announce Final Plans for October Innovation Event in Fort Lauderdale
Thursday, August 22, 2019
By: Ocean Exchange FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- Aug. 22, 2019- PRLog -- 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
 
Enterprise Florida Supports Exporters with New Customized Service
Monday, August 19, 2019
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- On August 19, 2019, Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) announced the launch of the Export Concierge Service, the latest addition to a portfolio of programs aimed at increasing export opportunities for Florida-based businesses. The Export Concierge Service provides an array of services – from customized market research to business
 
Broward County adds 18,300 jobs year over year
Monday, August 19, 2019
(Fort Lauderdale, FL) – Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.3 percent unemployment rate in July 2019. This rate was 0.3 percentage points lower than the region’s year ago rate of 3.6 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 18,300 jobs (+2.2 percent) over the year, with an employment of 860,500 in the Ft. Lauderdale-Pompano
 
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