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Broward Unemployment Rate Dropping

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, September 21, 2018

Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.5 percent unemployment rate in August 2018.

Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Created Nearly 10,000 New Jobs Over the Year

Posted by: Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity on Friday, September 21, 2018

Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 9,800 new private-sector jobs in the past year....

Instagram, a Hotbed for Hackers

Posted by: LAN Infotech on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Security professionals believe that Instagram account users should better understand the specific security risks related to the use of this software. Many people sign up each day with no understanding of the various ways hackers can get into their account and use it for personal gain

U.S. Unemployment Rate Remains Below 4%

Posted by: Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, September 7, 2018
The unemployment rate remained at 3.9 percent in August, and the number of unemployed
persons, at 6.2 million, changed little. 

Coral Concerns on the Rise

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Tuesday, September 4, 2018

On September 13, 2018 local leaders will convene for the Ocean Land Investments BIG Ideas Conference at the Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale. The conference is meant to stimulate ideas that will help Broward County take a proactive approach towards dealing with disaster, before it strikes. Sea level rise and storm surge are effects we can see on the ground, but during Tuesday's meeting of the Government Affairs Committee -- a rising concern on the ocean floor became part of the discussion.

Board of Directors Approves of Penny Surtax

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors has agreed with three recommendations from the Government Affairs Committee, including a motion to support a penny surtax on the November ballot.

Scale Tips Towards Renting Over Buying

Posted by: Florida Realtors on Thursday, August 30, 2018

U.S. housing markets, when viewed as a whole, are now in rent territory, according to the latest national index produced by Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University faculty. 

Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship Now Accepting Applications for the Small Business and Nonprofit Executive Programs

Posted by: Director of Communications on Monday, August 20, 2018

Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, which is part of Florida State University’s College of Business, is accepting applications for its Small Business Executive Program and Nonprofit Executive Program Spring 2019 classes in Broward and Palm Beach County. All applications are due October 31, 2018.

Job Growth Remains Strong in Broward County

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Monday, August 20, 2018

As Broward County's unemployment rate remains below 4 percent, the Fort Lauderdale region continues to be among the top five Florida metro areas for private sector-job growth. 

Council of Economic Advisors Convenes

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, August 17, 2018

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce's Council of Economic Advisors' latest meeting covered an arrray of topics and the major phrase that could be taken out of the meeting was "cautious optimism."