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Florida’s Tax Climate Perfect For Business
03/20/2014 | Monday, November 18, 2013 VOLUME 16 ISSUE 43 Florida's Tax Climate Perfect For Business Florida's climate is one of our best qualities. In fact, it's what gives us our nickname, "the Sunshine State." Our moderate to warm winter temperatures, cool sea breezes and tropical

AirGlades
03/20/2014 | A new international airport in Clewiston could become Florida's next big air freight hub BY ROGER WILLIAMS rwilliams@floridaweekly.com HENDRY COUNTY, THE POOREST OF FLORIDA'S 67 counties by some standards, could find its fortunes transformed before the end of this

Florida’s Vibrant Economy
03/17/2014 | 22 Nov, 2013 By Rachel Hamilton If you need a reason to move to Florida besides the ocean air, you could come for what Gray Swoope, Florida's secretary of commerce, and president and CEO of Enterprise Florida Inc., calls, an impressive, vibrant

Site Selection Magazine’s Investment Profile on Florida’s Heartland
07/11/2013 | Site Selection magazine published an investor's profile on Florida's Heartland in their July 2013 edition entitled, Fertile Fields: Companies large and small are betting big on an expected economic resurgence in a Florida region known more for its muck than its

Moore Haven site promoted for 1,600-acre logistics complex
03/29/2013 | Lykes Bros. and A. Duda & Sons plan to use about 1,600 acres to develop about 8.5 million square feet of logistics, distribution and mixed-use facilities in the first phase of their integrated logistics center in Moore Haven. One purpose of the

BTOP Case Study: Florida Rural Broadband Alliance (FRBA)
03/28/2013 | Gina Reynolds, CEO of FHREDI, writing for OSP Magazine... The Florida Rural Broadband Alliance (FRBA) is a partnership formed by Opportunity Florida and Florida's Heartland Regional Economic Development Initiative. Representing rural communities located throughout 15 counties within northwest and south central

Florida Heartland Employees are Among World’s Best-Performing Workforces
01/19/2013 | Adventist Health System (AHS), which is comprised of 43 hospital campuses including Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, has received the Gallup Great Workplace Award, recognizing the organization as having one of the best-performing workforces in the world. AHS was presented the

America’s Gateway Logistics Center Website is Open for Business
12/05/2012 | Strategically located in central southern Florida, Americas Gateway Logistics Center is the integrated logistics solution for manufacturers and distributors who wish to capture growing and emerging domestic and global markets for their goods and services. An integrated, multi-modal, mixed-use industrial

The Sweet Spot for Global Trade
12/01/2012 | If business leaders and economic developers in Florida's Heartland have their way, the region will also become known as the sweet spot for global logistics, manufacturing and international trade. The focal point of this effort is the planned 

LS9 Opens Okeechobee Plant
09/10/2012 | LS9 Inc., a technology leader in the development of renewable and sustainable chemicals and fuels, recently announced the successful start-up of its Florida operations with an initial production run of fatty alcohols. LS9 completed the retrofit of the demonstration facility


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