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2016 Legislature: Industry leaders working on conservative plan to land film incentives

It would make sense for a movie telling a story that takes place in Tampa to be filmed in Tampa, right? Guess again. The Ben Affleck-directed film Live by Night, based on the crime...

South Florida small business: No. 10 in U.S. among metro areas

Nearly one out of every 10 adults owns a business in South Florida — the highest rate among metro areas in the United States. But just 45 percent of the region’s...

A look at Sanford Burnham’s shortfall

Orlando dry cleaners, day cares, and real estate offices are among businesses that would have benefited from a $4.8 million economic boost if Sanford Burnham had met job goals, according to...

BRIDG CEO on potential top-secret status for smart-sensor center

Osceola County’s Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center opened April 13 and already there are talks of possibly having an identical building in the same area — if its managing group BRIDG pursues and...

AT&T expands its super-fast service to Orlando

"Google, who?" That's what many AT&T U-verse users in Orlando may say once the Dallas-based telecommunications company completes the expansion of its super-fast service. AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced Sept. 14 it...

OneWeb Satellites bringing 250 jobs to Space Coast

A state-of-the-art factory opening next year at Kennedy Space Center will put the Space Coast at the forefront of a new type of space business: mass production of satellites. OneWeb Satellites on...

Leading fiber optics firm creates 375 jobs with new South Florida HQ

Hotwire Communications will relocate from Pennsylvania and make South Florida its new home, creating 375 jobs locally. The move was announced Thursday morning by Gov. Rick Scott at the former BankAtlantic building in Fort...

Biotech firm relocates with goals to invest over $1.65M, create jobs

BlinkBio’s relocation to South Florida is another win for the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County as it aims to foster a thriving biotech community. The privately held biotech firm moved...

Survey shows sunny outlook on South Florida’s economic present and futur

South Florida business owners report an upswing in business and project prosperity, according to survey results published Monday. Global peer-to-peer network Entrepreneurs’ Organization conducted its Global Entrepreneur Indicator survey, finding a range...

Public Research Delivers $970 Million Impact to Florida

The Institute for Commercialization of  Public Research (the Florida Institute) announced today results of a new study conducted by The Washington Economics Group, Inc.® (WEG), a boutique economic consulting firm led...
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