Florida Tech Time

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The Sunshine State is used to making things grow, this includes its tech industry, where Florida is sprouting thousands of new jobs. Read: Florida Tech Time at BusinessFacilities.com.

Get There Florida: The Sunshine State’s New Workforce Education Initiative

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Get There Florida is a new workforce education initiative aimed at raising awareness of short-term but high-value career and technical education programs. Read: Get There Florida: The Sunshine State’s New Workforce Education Initiative at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Florida State Focus: Changes And Challenges

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From COVID challenges to the road to recovery, not unlike many others, Florida is dealing with new territory in 2021. Read: Florida State Focus: Changes And Challenges at BusinessFacilities.com.

Dun & Bradstreet Relocating Corporate HQ To Florida

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Read: Dun & Bradstreet Relocating Corporate HQ To Florida at BusinessFacilities.com. The move to Jacksonville will create 500 new high-wage jobs over the next five years and generate $75 million in capital investment.

S2A Modular To Build First East Coast MegaFactory In Florida

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The maker of electrically self-sustaining homes and commercial properties has selected Macclenny in northern Florida for its MegaFactory location. Read: S2A Modular To Build First East Coast MegaFactory In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to get a General Contractor’s License in Florida?

The Constructor

If you are looking to get a general contractor’s license in Florida and are concerned about the basic requirements, you are at the right place. Careers and Licensing

Forcura To Create 115 Jobs At New Florida HQ

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Read: Forcura To Create 115 Jobs At New Florida HQ at BusinessFacilities.com. Healthcare technology company Forcura will invest $2.15 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Jacksonville, FL.

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.

Enterprise Florida Forms New Manufacturing Partnerships

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The partnerships will provide Florida businesses with additional resources and grant opportunities to help develop and expand their international markets. Read: Enterprise Florida Forms New Manufacturing Partnerships at BusinessFacilities.com.

Santander Consumer USA Bringing 875 Jobs To Florida

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Read: Santander Consumer USA Bringing 875 Jobs To Florida at BusinessFacilities.com. Santander Consumer USA is investing $22 million and locating in more than 115,000 square feet of converted retail space in Pasco County, FL.

Polk County – Florida’s Best Place For Business

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Polk County, Florida located along the heart of the I4 corridor is a multifaceted economic engine centered on innovation, technological advances, manufacturing, logistics and so much more. Read: Polk County – Florida’s Best Place For Business at BusinessFacilities.com.

Spirit Airlines Breaks Ground On South Florida HQ

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Read: Spirit Airlines Breaks Ground On South Florida HQ at BusinessFacilities.com. The airline will invest up to $250 million and create 225 new jobs at its new Broward County corporate campus.

Industry Leaders L3, Jabil, 3 Daughter’s Commit To St. Pete, Florida For The Long Haul

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Pete, Florida For The Long Haul at BusinessFacilities.com. Local economic development officials attribute St. Pete’s recent boom to a community-wide strategy called Grow Smarter, which identifies five target industry sectors primed for the most growth.

West Melbourne, Florida: Logistics Gem On The Space Coast

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West Melbourne, FL offers businesses access to international markets while maintaining its small town friendliness just a few miles from Florida’s beautiful white-sand beaches. Read: West Melbourne, Florida: Logistics Gem On The Space Coast at BusinessFacilities.com.

Florida DOT to replace deadly FIU pedestrian bridge

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Florida DOT will oversee and manage the construction of the bridge meant to replace the one that collapsed and killed six in March 2018 while under construction on the Florida International University campus in Miami

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Florida will allow virtual inspections, building code enforcement, permit issuance

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Florida is about to make virtual inspections legal statewide

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Florida accelerates $2.1B of DOT projects during state coronavirus shutdown

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The largest project that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is moving forward during the state's 30-day lockdown is the $865 million Howard Frankland Bridge project in the Tampa Bay area

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Moffitt Cancer Center To Begin 775-Acre Campus In Florida

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Read: Moffitt Cancer Center To Begin 775-Acre Campus In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com. Construction of the first phase of the Pasco County campus is expected to take five years, and support more than 14,500 jobs in the Tampa Bay region.

Florida limits retainage on public projects to 5%

Construction Dive

Beginning in October, the maximum retainage that public entities in Florida will be able to withhold from contractors on most large projects is being cut in half from 10

Florida Gators’ $65 million baseball field completes

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Located on the southwest portion of the University of Florida campus adjacent to Dizney Stadium, the Florida Gators’ new $65 million ballpark has completed.

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.

Dynapac Adds South Florida Dealer

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Durante Equipment rents, sells, and supports the complete Dynapac portfolio of compaction and paving products in Southern Florida to include Broward, Collier, Hendry, Lee, and Palm Beach counties. “I Dynapac has announced the addition of Durante Equipment to its dealer network.

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.

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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. Southeast BF-july/august-2015 Business Climate Economic Development Enterprise Florida florida Greater Fort Lauderdale Greater Osceola Partnership Hernando County Santa RosaBusiness 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.

Florida Remains Top “Magnet State” In Annual Moving Report

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Americans continue to move south, with Florida, Texas, California, Arizona and North Carolina as leading 2019 destinations, according to Allied Van Lines' annual Magnet States Report. Read: Florida Remains Top “Magnet State” In Annual Moving Report at BusinessFacilities.com.

Florida Convention Center Const. Paused

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The pandemic has slowed convention center renovations in Broward County, Florida, putting on hold the construction of an 800-room hotel as well as the east side of the redeveloped center.

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.

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.

Florida condo collapse spurs increased scrutiny on inspections, regulations

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The collapse of a condominium tower in Surfside, Fla., has spurred regulators and insurers to more carefully scrutinize the condition of other high-rise residential dwellings

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.

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.

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.

Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida

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Read: Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com. Aerospace & Defense Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Florida Taxes & Incentives Aerospace Business Incentives corporate expansion Employment Enterprise Florida Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Palm Beach Pratt & Whitney Site Selection Workforce Development

Lockheed Martin Opens New Facility In Florida

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Read: Lockheed Martin Opens New Facility In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com. Aerospace & Defense Business Clusters/Corridors Daily News Featured Florida Workforce Development Aerospace corporate expansion Employment F-35 florida Lockheed Martin Manufacturing Pinellas County Site SelectionThe new manufacturing facility will support F-35 production growth and is expected to bring more than 80 new jobs to Pinellas Park, FL.

$1B Charlotte Harbor, Florida, waterfront resort breaks ground

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Suffolk will team with local firm Florida Premier Contractors and others to construct the Sunseeker Resorts-branded hotel, condo and retail development

Air Products Provides World’s Leading LNG Technology From Palmetto, FL

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Air Products recently completed an expansion of its manufacturing facility at Port Manatee on Florida’s West Coast to meet the needs of the ever-growing liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.

Company Wrench Adds KOBELCO in Florida

Construction Equipment

Company Wrench is the new dealer for KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA in Central Florida. Company Wrench also represents KOBELCO in North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.

Cybersecurity Companies Thrive In Tampa Bay’s Growing Ecosystem

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Tampa Bay is quickly establishing itself as a top cybersecurity destination. Homegrown companies are growing and thriving, and companies from across the country are taking notice. Read: Cybersecurity Companies Thrive In Tampa Bay’s Growing Ecosystem at BusinessFacilities.com.

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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