Florida The Friendly

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Florida has a skilled workforce ready to fill 21st century jobs. Read: Florida The Friendly at BusinessFacilities.com. The state produces more than 28,000 STEM-oriented graduates each year and more than 100,000 Floridians work in the aerospace sector.

Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth

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Florida’s 28 million miles of untapped, rural land creates an environment that is primed to manage both residential and manufacturing growth, with each complementing the other. Read: Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth at BusinessFacilities.com.

Siemens, Chromalloy Open Florida Advanced Manufacturing Facility

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Read: Siemens, Chromalloy Open Florida Advanced Manufacturing Facility at BusinessFacilities.com. Advanced Manufacturing Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Manufacturing Chromalloy corporate expansion Employment Enterprise Florida Hillsborough County Siemens STEM TampaThe new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components, represents a capital investment of $139 million and will add 350 jobs in the Tampa Bay Area.

WebstaurantStore Creating 300 Jobs In Florida

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Read: WebstaurantStore Creating 300 Jobs In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Florida Office, IT & Call Centers Workforce Development corporate expansion Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida Hillsborough County IT services restaurant supply Site Selection WebrestaurantStoreThe ecommerce restaurant supply company will invest $1 million to expand in Tampa, and plans to create more than 300 new jobs.

MLMC Florida Opening New Operations 

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Read: MLMC Florida Opening New Operations at BusinessFacilities.com. Daily News Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Florida Workforce Development corporate expansion Employment Enterprise Florida Hillsborough County Materials Lifecycle Management Company MLMC recycling Site SelectionThe alternative fuels technology manufacturing company will create 45 jobs in Plant City, FL.

Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida

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Read: Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com. The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL.

Florida: More Than Fun And Sun

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Florida is serious about business. Florida: More Than Fun And Sun appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Location Featured Post Florida Magazine Magazine Highlights Recent Issues State Focus U.S. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Maverick Boat Group Plans Florida Manufacturing Facility

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MBG is augmenting its manufacturing in Florida with 277,000 square feet of new production space in Fort Pierce that will be fully operational next summer. Read: Maverick Boat Group Plans Florida Manufacturing Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

Steel Company Investing $240M In Central Florida

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Read: Steel Company Investing $240M In Central Florida at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Florida Manufacturing corporate expansion Employment Enterprise Florida micro mill Nucor Polk County rebar Site SelectionNucor Corporation’s new rebar micro mill will create 250 new jobs in Frostproof, FL.

U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

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Arizona Arkansas Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Featured Florida Indiana Industry Focus Kentucky Magazine Highlights Manufacturing BF-Sept/Oct-2018 corporate expansion Economic Development florida kentucky manufacturing growth Orlando Peoria Site SelectionBolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard. Read: U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Florida: A Warm Climate For Business Growth

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You can have peace-of-mind when you locate your business in Florida. Florida consistently ranks among the best states for business, thanks to its pro-business state tax policies, competitive cost of doing business and streamlined regulatory environment. Fast Florida Facts.

Jellyfish Health Expanding In Florida

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Read Jellyfish Health Expanding In Florida on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Daily News Featured Posts Florida Office, IT & Call Centers Bay County Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida Expansion Health Technology Site Selection Software Development TechnologyThe health technology company will expand its Panama City, FL operations, creating 100 new jobs.

Biotech Company Establishing HQ In Florida

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Image: Enterprise Florida). Florida is home to the nation’s No. More than 27,000 professionals work in Florida’s biotechnology, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and medical device manufacturing industries. I look forward to the company’s bright future in Florida.”.

Florida: To Space and Beyond

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When people look up in Florida, they see more than just the sun shining. Read Florida: To Space and Beyond on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. They see a bright future with a limitless horizon.

Lockheed Martin Expanding, Creating 500 Jobs In Florida

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Read: Lockheed Martin Expanding, Creating 500 Jobs In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com. Aerospace & Defense Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured Florida Research & Development Workforce Development Aerospace corporate expansion Employment Enterprise Florida Lockheed Martin Orlando Economic Partnership research and development Security Site Selection

Digital Animation Company Relocating To Florida

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Read Digital Animation Company Relocating To Florida on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Florida Office, IT & Call Centers Arrow Sky Media corporate expansion Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Creative Village Enterprise Florida Orlando Economic Partnership Planet Blue Site Selection Technology

Boat Builder Investing $7M In Florida

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Photo: Enterprise Florida. “We’ve We will work to cut $180 million in taxes during the upcoming legislative session to ensure Florida remains the top destination for job creators.”. Relocating or Expanding Your Business In Florida.

Theories Outrun Reliable Facts in Florida Bridge Collapse

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For now, the Florida bridge collapse has many possible causes

VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Growing In Florida

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Read VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Growing In Florida on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Aerospace & Defense Daily News Featured Florida Taxes & Incentives Transportation & Infrastructure Business Incentives Capital Investment Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida Expansion Manufacturing Pensacola Site Selection VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Workforce Development

Sinkhole Forces Evacuation in Florida

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Engineers continue to investigate 12-15 sinkholes that opened on April 25 in a gated community in Ocala, Florida

Georgia-Pacific Investing $400M In Florida Mill

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Read: Georgia-Pacific Investing $400M In Florida Mill. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Florida Manufacturing Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida Expansion Georgia-Pacific Putnam County Site SelectionThe investment supports continued growth for the company's premium private label towel products, and will create 80 new jobs in Palatka, FL. .

Superion’s Florida Expansion To Create 355 New Jobs

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Read: Superion’s Florida Expansion To Create 355 New Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured Florida Office, IT & Call Centers Workforce Development Employment Enterprise Florida Expansion Orlando Economic Partnership Seminole County Site Selection software Superion TechnologyThe software company will invest more than $12 million to expand its operations in Seminole County, FL.

Aluminum Recycling, Manufacturing Company Investing $26M In Florida

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Read: Aluminum Recycling, Manufacturing Company Investing $26M In Florida. Automotive Capital Investment Daily News Featured Florida Manufacturing ATIO CareerSource Southwest Florida Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida Expansion Hendry County Site SelectionATIO USA will open a new manufacturing facility in Clewiston, FL creating 39 new jobs.

Truck Crane Crushes Florida Houses

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Wednesday afternoon around 3:30 pm, a crane being used to install power poles in Lauderhill, Florida, became unstable and toppled over, its 100-foot boom causing substantial damage to one house and lesser damage to another home.

Online Pet Food Retailer Creating 600 Jobs In Florida

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Read Online Pet Food Retailer Creating 600 Jobs In Florida on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Florida Logistics & Distribution Retail Workforce Development Chewy Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida Expansion Fulfillment Center Marion County Ocala pet food Site SelectionChewy.com will invest $31M to create a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Ocala, FL.

Florida: Jacksonville A Finalist For F-35 Squadron Base

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Selection of Florida’s National Guard to host the new Joint Strike Fighters could have an annual economic impact of $100 million for the region. Read Florida: Jacksonville A Finalist For F-35 Squadron Base on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Tampa-Orlando hyperloop could be in Central Florida's future

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott has rejected previous proposals for a high-speed rail

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Florida Project Could Help Address Runoff, Algae Blooms

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Heavy rainfall this spring overwhelmed Everglades infrastructure and required operators to discharge nutrient-laden water from Lake Okeechobee to South Florida’s east and west coasts

Florida’s tallest building could begin construction next spring

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Scheduled for completion in 2023, the SkyRise Miami, overlooking Biscayne Bay, would be the tallest building in Florida. SkyRise Miami , a 1,000-ft tall entertainment and observation tower, is set to begin construction in the first quarter of next year, according to Plaza Construction, which recently was chosen to build the structure by its developer Berkowitz Development Group.

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GE, Florida Power & Light Celebrate Energy Smart Florida

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In late April 2013, GE and Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) celebrated the fourth anniversary and completion of Energy Smart Florida (ESF), an initiative implemented to modernize the grid and build out a more reliable and efficient electrical infrastructure.

Johnson & Johnson Celebrates New Florida Global Services Center

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Read Johnson & Johnson Celebrates New Florida Global Services Center on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Florida Office, IT & Call Centers Workforce Training / Skilled Workforce Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida Hillsborough County Site Selection Tampa workforce

OSHA cites Florida roofer in fatal fall, proposes $134K fine

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The agency cited Kasper Roofing & Construction for the accident and for not training its other employees on fall hazards

Hotwire Communications Relocates HQ To Florida

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I am proud to announce today that Hotwire Communications moved its headquarters from Pennsylvania to Florida and will be creating 375 new Florida jobs,” said Governor Rick Scott. Relocating or Expanding Your Business In Florida.

Florida Suspends Some Roofing Repair Regulations

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To aid in the clean up after Hurricane Irma, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation issued an emergency order that suspends certain roofing regulations for 37 counties listed in FEMA's Disaster Declaration dated September 13, 2017

Codes in Florida Panhandle made buildings vulnerable to Hurricane Michael

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Florida lawmakers and code policy officials have questioned the state’s approach to building codes in the wake of Hurricane Michael. The Category 4 storm, with sustained winds of 155 mph, decimated coastal areas of the Florida Panhandle. Statewide codes have hurricane-resilient provisions, but they vary by region

Crane Boom Collapses on Two Florida Houses

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Wednesday afternoon around 3:30 pm, a crane being used to install power poles in Lauderhill, Florida, became unstable and toppled over, its 100-ft boom causing substantial damage to one house and lesser damage to another home.

Cosentino Group Relocating Americas HQ From Texas To Florida

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Read Cosentino Group Relocating Americas HQ From Texas To Florida on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Florida Foreign Direct Investment International Manufacturing Corporate Real Estate (CRE) corporate relocation Cosentino Economic Development Enterprise Florida Expansion MIami-Dade Beacon Council Site Selection

Investigators: Big Cracks, But No Cause Yet for Florida Bridge Collapse

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The Florida International University photos show cracking in a second vertical member

AutoZone Chooses Florida For New Distribution Facility

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Read AutoZone Chooses Florida For New Distribution Facility on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Daily News Featured Posts Florida Logistics & Distribution AutoZone blog-August-2016 Capital Investment corporate real estate Distribution Center Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida expansion Marion County Ocala Site Selection

Vology Expansion Creating 200 Tech Jobs In Florida

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Vology Expansion Creating 200 Tech Jobs In Florida. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Florida Office, IT & Call Centers Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida Expansion information technology IT Pinellas County Site Selection Technology VologyThe managed IT service provider will invest $3.75M at the Bay Vista Office Park in the City of Largo. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.