Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Greater Fort Lauderdale articles below.
Florida’s 15 deep-water seaports and 19 commercial airports are the entry points for a vast international trade infrastructure.
Florida has a skilled workforce ready to fill 21st century jobs. The state produces more than 28,000 STEM-oriented graduates each year and more than 100,000 Floridians work in the aerospace sector.
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.
Florida is serious about business. State and economic development leaders are working to bring business to the state and keep it here.
A positive outlook is on the horizon for the aerospace sector as the demand for fuel-efficient aircraft and the growth of travel ramp up the production cycle.