Author: Donna Gehrke-White
Publisher: Sun Sentinel
Date: September 29, 2013
South Florida has 7,230 more businesses than a year ago, aggressively reversing the trend of the Great Recession and growing at a rate far faster than the national average.
Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties — which suffered more than the rest of the country during the recession — is experiencing a quicker bounce-back. The area has seen a 3.6 percent annual increase of businesses, from 199,459 to 206,721, according to a report by PNC Financial Services and based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
U.S. annual growth was only 0.3 percent. Read more here.