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Job Market Stays Strong to Start 2020, Greater Fort Lauderdale Adds 13,000 Jobs

Posted by: Mike Cobelo/Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity on Monday, March 16, 2020
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Broward County's jobless rate was 3% in January 2020. This rate was 0.7% lower than our region's year ago rate. ...

Gov. DeSantis Activates Emergency Business Damage Assessment Survey for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted by: The Office of Governor Ron DeSantis on Thursday, March 12, 2020
The Business Damage Assessment Survey can be taken online at https://floridadisaster.biz/ Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the activation ...

Guidance for Businesses & Employers to Respond to Coronavirus

Posted by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday, March 4, 2020
This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this ...

Port Everglades & Community Leaders Celebrate Major Milestone

Posted by: Port Everglades on Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the Port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2020 Work Plan.

Broward County Single-Family Home Sales Rise in 2019

Posted by: MIAMI Association of Realtors on Thursday, February 13, 2020

Broward County single-family home sales and median prices for all properties increased year-over-year in 2019, according to the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.

Excitement & Emotion at the 110th Annual Meeting

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, February 7, 2020

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 110th year of connecting partners for economic growth at the Signature Grand, in Davie, on February 6, 2020. More than 400 business and community leaders gathered for the Chamber’s Annual Meeting presented by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Greater Fort Lauderdale Adds More than 13,000 Jobs Over One Year

Posted by: Mike Cobelo/Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity on Friday, January 24, 2020

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Broward County's jobless rate was 2.5% last month (December 2019). This rate is 0.6% lower than our region's year ago rate.

Greater Fort Lauderdale's Unemployment Rate Continues Steady Drop

Posted by: Mike Cobelo/Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity on Friday, December 20, 2019

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Broward County's jobless rate was 2.6% last month (November 2019). This rate is 0.5% lower than our region's year ago rate.

GFLCC Board Approves Support for Florida Skills Training Allocation

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Thursday, December 19, 2019
December’s Government Affairs Committee meeting put a strong focus on education and workforce development, as committee members heard the priorities of the Broward ...

Port Everglades Tops Its Own World Record

Posted by: Port Everglades on Monday, December 16, 2019
BROWARD COUNTY FL-- It’s official! Port Everglades beat its own world record on December 1, 2019, with 79 more passengers than its previous record set in 2016. Once all ...