With flicks of gray dirt flying off twelve ceremonial shovels, discount grocer Aldi officially broke ground this morning on the 650,000-square-foot distribution center and regional headquarters the company is building at SR 7 and Okeechobee Boulevard.more»
Why Team Florida trade mission to Dominican Republic?
Florida and the Dominican Republic share a significant trade & investment relationship.
The Dominican Republic currently ranks as Florida’s ninth largest merchandise trading partner, with over $5.5 billion in exports. The Caribbean nation is the eighth top market for Florida merchandise exports, which amounted to just over $3 billion in 2012.
The results of a formal economic impact analysis of GrowFL, recently conducted by Tucker Hall, extends the findings of the June 2013 census of companies that participated in the 2012-2013 state-funded program to estimate the various impacts on Florida’s economy.more»
Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for July 2013 is 7.7 percent, down 1.9 percentage points from the July 2012 rate of 9.6 percent, and matching the national rate. The state’s unemployment rate for July 2013 is 7.4 percent, according to information provided today by Workforce Alliance and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. July’s rate is 0.3 percentage points above the June 2013 rate (all numbers not seasonally adjusted).more»
It’s a first. Check out your favorite online flight search for a nonstop hop to LAX in December, and Palm Beach International Airport offers the cheapest fare.more»