Thursday, March 21, 2019

All we hear is jobs, jobs, jobs so why is Florida absent from this...

In an in-depth ranking of the nation's 25 best cities to find jobs and satisfaction by doing so, not one city in Florida makes the cut. Silicon Valley and San Francisco, despite...

Atlanta tech firm chooses Orlando for regional headquarters

A fast-growing tech firm based in Atlanta has expanded to Orlando and is creating 30 high-wage jobs. Orion Technology Services announced Monday that it chose Orlando for its regional headquarters. The information technology...

Local companies may see boost in biz with Florida’s growing commercial space industry

David Nesbitt recalls a time when his composites manufacturing company had 80 employees and was booming with business from NASA and defense contracts in the early 2000s. “We were highly involved in NASA’s space shuttle...

GE picks Boston for new headquarters, unmoved by Florida’s low-tax pitch

After eight months of anticipation GE, one of the world's biggest companies, said Wednesday it will move its headquarters to Boston — in a state associated so long for high taxes...

Central Florida named one of 19 national TechHire communities

Central Florida was named one of 19 TechHire communities creating pathways for more Americans to access well-paying tech jobs and expanding local tech sectors in communities across the country. Central Florida will...

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...

Sunrise financial tech firm to add 50 employees

Synechron, a financial tech company with an office in Sunrise, said it plans to add 50 software developers and engineers to its workforce of 33. The company also announced it has become...

UWF to disburse $5M in economic development funding

The University of West Florida’s Office of Economic Development has $5 million for companies relocating or expanding to the Gulf Coast and who create jobs while doing so. The money comes from...

Why Volusia County wants to turn its UCF incubator into a tech hub

Volusia County's University of Central Florida Business Incubator is paying closer attention to the rapid growth of technology companies in Central Florida, but noticed that there may not be enough talent to fill...

Gov. Rick Scott and GOP lawmakers clash over spending on job incentives

A clash intensified Monday between Gov. Rick Scott and his fellow Republicans who control the Florida Senate over hundreds of millions of tax dollars used as bait to attract jobs from...
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