Economic Development

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There Is Cause to Celebrate!

Business, Development

Recognizing Our Economic Progress by Robert Whelen While the economy continued to fluctuate this year, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast continued to produce results. Some paint a cautionary tale of a stagnant economy with no signs of…

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Zipping Across The Zoo

Business, Development

New Treetop Trek Adventure The comment is often made that people send their “out of town visitors” to Disney or Kennedy Space Center, but they like to bring them to Brevard Zoo. That isn’t surprising since the Zoo is so…

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Hospitality Leaders Working Together

Business, Leadership

Space Coast Restaurant & Lodging Association Brevard County is retooling for change. With the economic downturn and dollars spent from visitors on the decline, the local tourism industry is looking to accentuate the positive aspects of the area and focus…

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Making Permitting a ‘S.N.A.P.’

Business, Development

Creating A More Business-Friendly Enviroment By Michael H. Williams We are navigating through a transitioning business landscape in Brevard County. With changes in sight, there are many people who are focused on the future, looking to fortify our resources and…

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Growing Brevard’s Manufacturing Base

Business, Development, Manufacturing

Florida Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) by Julie Song Manufacturing is a significant engine that drives the Sunshine State’s economy with high-paying jobs, innovation and opportunity.  Brevard County has a large part to play in the success of this industry.  When…

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Celebrating the Shuttle Legacy

Business, Development

Atlantis Addition to Make Memories for Millions by William Moore Over the last few years, we have lived through a period of transition surrounding the Space Shuttle Program.  Now that a direction has been identified, it is time to usher…