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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

Three Companies Team Up For Major Logistics Center
12/07/2011 | Florida landowners Lykes Bros., Inc. and A. Duda & Sons, Inc. will implement a master-planned international logistics center on 4,700 acres in central southern Florida and have named the international commercial real estate firm of Cushman & Wakefield to begin marketing

National Solar to build 200 MW solar energy farm in Hardee County
11/30/2011 | National Solar Power said it will spend $700 million to develop a 200-megawatt solar farm in Florida's Hardee County, making it the company's second project in the state that has one of the highest per-capita electricity demand in the


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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Florida Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster
07/19/2018 | The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available
Highlands County Approves Industrial Revenue Bonds to Support Historic Harder Hall Expansion
07/18/2018 | On Wednesday, July 11, the Highlands County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) approved the issuance of industrial
DEO Activates Emergency Business Damage Assessment on Algal Blooms
07/18/2018 | Upon a request from Florida Governor Rick Scott, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO)
Highlands County Named One of the Least Expensive Places to Live in America
07/05/2018 | A recent article by Business Insider examined recently released data on personal income and the
New Manufacturer Locates in Highlands County
06/08/2018 | Diversified CPC International has signed a 25-year lease that includes almost four acres of land