Sunday, December 17, 2017

Here’s an economic analysis of Amazon’s HQ2 in Orlando

The bid to lure Amazon Inc.'s second headquarters here has been sent off, and now as the region waits to hear back from the e-commerce giant, the projections show that if...

Tampa Bay’s pitch for Amazon’s HQ2 is headed to Seattle

Tampa Bay is a talent magnet. That's how Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn starts off the area's pitch to Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN), in a video that's part of a response to the online...

UCF builds tech talent with NASA-funded satellite experiment

University of Central Florida is proving why space industry companies like OneWeb LLC and Blue Origin LLC want to be in Central Florida: to capitalize on the area's budding tech talent. Researchers...

A dozen tech firms, including Harris Corp. and EA Tiburon, more hiring nearly 600...

A dozen tech companies in Central Florida have nearly 600 positions open for Orlando workers, and there's something for almost everyone in the field, ranging from defense software development to video...

Firm may build 500K SF facility, create 1,000 jobs at NeoCity

Local tech executives are in talks with 100 companies, trying to convince some of them to establish a location at the fledgling 500-acre NeoCity tech campus in Osceola County — and...

Sixty-seven Orlando companies land on Inc. 5000 fast-growing list

A travel company topped the 2017 list of the fastest-growing companies for the Orlando metro area, and was also the fastest-growing travel company in the U.S., as compiled by Inc. magazine...

Sunrise financial technology firm adding new jobs

A partnership between Synechron and The South Florida Accelerator established a goal earlier in the year to create 50 new technology jobs in South Florida. Now midway through 2017, the Sunrise financial...

Chewy to expand in South Florida, hire 1,100 new employees

Chewy will create a customer service hub in Hollywood and hire 1,100 people, a move that will make the online pet product retailer the largest private employer in the city, it...

Modernizing Medicine announces more than 800 new jobs in Boca Raton

Modernizing Medicine, the medical records firm that is already one of the fastest-growing tech companies in South Florida, announced an expansion Thursday that will create more than 800 new jobs in Boca...

Modernizing Medicine to add 800 jobs in county’s biggest corporate expansion since 2009

In the largest corporate expansion deal Palm Beach County has seen since 2009, Boca Raton health care technology company Modernizing Medicine has pledged to hire more than 800 new employees and...
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