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A Game Changer for Brevard


Embraer Poised to be Cornerstone of County’s Next Great Business Sector by Eric Wright Draping the almost sterile environment of the assembly corridor of Embraer’s manufacturing facility at Melbourne International Airport (MLB), where their sleek Phenom 100 corporate jets are…

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Taking Flight on the Space Coast

Business Technology, Development

Aviation Sector Fueled by Cooperation by Ashley Blanchard It shouldn’t be a surprise that the aviation sector is a growing and thriving industry in Brevard County.  The seeds that were planted years ago are coming to fruition in this arena. …

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Iconic Cocoa Beach

Business, Development

Positioning Itself for the Wave of the Future By Carl Kotala What’s in a name? If you’re the city of Cocoa Beach … plenty. From the space program to the TV show “I Dream of Jeannie,” having six miles of…

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The Good The Bad and The We’ll See

Business, Development

An Overview of Brevard’s Economy by Paul O’Quin 2011 proved to be an eventful year for the economy in Brevard County and abroad. The global, national and local economies endured significant changes which will permanently alter the path of future developments,…

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Titusville: The Game Isn’t Over

Business, Development

Half Time in North Brevard’s Reawakening by George White There are signs of new life as Titusville emerges in the post Space Shuttle era. Bleak forecasts all of which focused on the layoffs at Kennedy Space Center have given way…

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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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No Time to Strike Out!

Business, Development

Keeping the Nationals at Space Coast Stadium It was way back in 1948 when the Brooklyn Dodgers started holding Spring Training in Vero Beach. In 1953, Holman Stadium was built and the training complex was dubbed “Dodgertown.” Even when the…

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Fostering the Genius of Entrepreneurialism

Business, Development

Helping Build-Up the Builders of our Economy I recently spent a few days with the good people at the Edward Lowe Foundation.  The foundation encourages entrepreneurship as the source and strategy for economic growth, community development and economically independent individuals. …

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Growth through Business Incentives

Business, Money

Growth through Business Incentives Key Tools for Spurring Development and Diversification by John A. Adams Jr. Discussions about what Florida’s business climate should look like post-recession have begun.  Yet, they’re happening amid unrelenting foreclosures, a weakened tourism sector and a transitioning aerospace…