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Panama Canal: Bigger, Better and Ready to Rumble


Two years later than the original plan, the $5.25-billion expansion of the Panama Canal is set to be completed in April, dramatically altering the global shipping paradigm.

Oakridge Global Energy Solutions To Create 1,000 Jobs in Brevard County, FL


Oakridge Global Energy Solutions is expanding in Brevard County, FL creating 1,000 jobs and a $270 million capital investment.

Johnson & Johnson To Create 500 Jobs in Tampa


Global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson will open a new North American shared services headquarters in Tampa, FL and create 500 jobs over the next three years.

Hurricane Katrina A Decade Later: A Look Back, A Look Ahead


A decade ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast, forcing more than a million people from their homes and taking more than 1,800 lives. A look at how the region has recovered.

Shovel-Ready Sites: Certified and Ready to Go

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Site selection professionals zero in on certified shovel-ready sites, which reduce development costs and put projects on a fast track to success.

Florida Industrial Sites Join Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program


Duke Energy has just completed the evaluation of industrial sites in Florida’s Pasco, Polk and Sumter counties through the company’s Site Readiness Program, which helps advance prime parcels for industrial development opportunities.

Port Everglades Expansion Wins Army Corps Approval


A plan to deepen and widen Florida’s Port Everglades has won a key approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, clearing the way for the port to seek Congressional funding for a project that would generate thousands of jobs and maintain the region’s leading position in international trade.