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Building a qualified workforce a top concern for Florida Chamber

The Florida Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 14 unveiled its 2018 legislative agenda, with a focus on jobs, workforce development and competitiveness. There are 221,000 jobs looking for people and 383,000 people looking for jobs, according to the chamb.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Viewpoint: Support for technical ed is critical in tight labor market

According to the Associated Industries of Massachusetts, one of the top business organizations in the state, business leaders’ primary concern is workforce development. The reason is simple: Many businesses simply cannot find enough qualified em.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2018

It"s a busy week for Florida"s Space Coast: SpaceX preps rocket for secret payload, parts supplier expands and more

Florida's Space Coast is getting a lot of attention this week for everything from a rocket launch to building a future workforce. Here's a few things happening this week:.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

These 2 things remain top concerns for Florida"s small businesses

For the second quarter in a row, Florida’s small businesses are most concerned about government regulations, with 23 percent of respondents listing it as their top concern, according to the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Index survey. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 30th, 2016

UNF seeks $380,000 from city for downtown expansion

The University of North Florida is seeking $380,000 in the form of a forgivable loan from the Downtown Investment Authority to help offset costs associated with moving into the Barnett Bank Building. UNF would move 25 faculty and staff into the fourt.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 17th, 2018

The building where the Florida school shooting took place will be torn down

Reuters/Thomas Baur A Florida school district will tear down the high school building that was the site of a deadly shooting. The Broward Schools superintendent said parents and students have overwhelmingly e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 16th, 2018

Florida gunman carried extra ammunition to school, fired for 3 minutes

When he was done firing, the assailant dropped his AR-15 rifle and the backpack containing the ammunition and fled the building to blend with the feeling students.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 16th, 2018

7 ways to attract and retain a multigenerational workforce

Incentives can help attract a qualified workforce. But in a tight labor market, companies need to offer wha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2018

Construction workforce getting whiter and wealthier, study finds

New York’s construction industry workforce is getting paler and seeing more green, according to a new study. Looking at American Community Survey data from 2016, the New York Building Congress... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 7th, 2018

North Korea Is Building a "Socialist Fairyland" Despite U.S. Threats and Sanctions

How far can Kim Jong Un push his workforce to make up for the "harshest-ever sanctions" against North Korea?.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 5th, 2018

How Donald Trump"s National Space Council will affect Florida"s Space Coast

There's growing concern among economic development leaders that the organization could harm the Sunshine State......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 26th, 2018

January 19, 2018 Legal notices

NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME STATUTE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, pursuant to the “Fictitious Name Statute”, Chapter 865.09, Florida Statutes, will register with the Division of Corporations, Department of Sta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2018

Boeing opens $17 million workforce readiness center in Auburn

The jet maker says its big investment — the first new Boeing building in Auburn in 25 years — is proof of its longstanding and "continued commitment" to the Puget Sound region......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2018

January 12, 2018 Legal notices

NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME STATUTE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, pursuant to the “Fictitious Name Statute”, Chapter 865.09, Florida Statutes, will register with the Division of Corporations, Department o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2018

Chamber sets ambitious goal for Opportunity Austin: Plans to raise at least $30 million

The money goes toward things like corporate site visits, education and workforce training and support for entrepreneurs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2017

Boutique office project in South End on track for fall 2018 completion (RENDERINGS)

An office building under construction in hot South End is expected to deliver in fall 2018. 300 West Summit, a 64,000-square-foot office building between Church and Mint streets on West Summit Avenue, is being developed by Florida-based Stiles Corp. The .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2017

80 apartments pitched near Foxconn, InSinkErator projects in Mount Pleasant

Anticipating growth in the local workforce in Mount Pleasant, where Foxconn Technology Group could create 13,000 jobs, a Milwaukee developer proposed a five-story apartment building......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2017

Wednesday links: an echo chamber

Q&A: Noah Smith talks with Richard Florida author of The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities are Increasi.....»»

Category: blogSource: abnormalreturnsNov 15th, 2017

Magic Johnson-led real estate fund buys building in popular South Florida area

An affiliate of the Canyon-Johnson Urban Fund acquired a building on downtown Delray Beach’s hot Atlantic Avenue for $18.01 million. The Los Angeles-based fund was founded by former Los Angeles Lakers star player Earvin “Magic” Johnson and K......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Johns Hopkins debuts $85M research center at Florida hospital (Photos)

Researchers, scientists and clinicians will have plenty of room to collaborate in the new Education and Research Building at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Florida. Collaboration rooms with sweeping views of downtown St. Petersburg are a ke.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Time to turn the city"s building rules upside down

From Silicon Alley in Lower Manhattan to the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, New York City has made important strides in cultivating mixed-use, live/work communities aimed toward the creative workforce and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 12th, 2017