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The Business Development Board of Martin County Spearheads Job Creation Efforts in Indiantown with Several Community Partners
Monday, June 3, 2013
Stuart, FL – (June 3, 2013) The Business Development Board of Martin County (BDBMC) is pleased to announce that we have developed a team to assist with the hiring of 65 individuals in Indiantown. The BDBMC, Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast, Martin County School District (MCSD) Adult Learning Center, Workforce Solutions, The
 
Economic consultant: Quality of sites, not quality of life, attracts companies
Thursday, May 30, 2013
The three-martini lunch, 18 holes on the links or shipping a box of Christmas ginger snaps to your favorite business consultant no longer cuts it when creating jobs in an intensely competitive economic environment. Local political leaders learned on Wednesday that contemporary business recruitment depends largely on hard-nosed data-crunching that's easily
 
State Representative MaryLynn Magar and the Business Development Board of Martin County to Hold Targeted Industry CEO Roundtables this summer
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Stuart, FL – (May 30, 2013) The Business Development Board of Martin County (BDBMC) is pleased to announce and coordinate targeted sector CEO roundtable meetings with State Representative MaryLynn Magar. Coming off a strong Legislative Session, Representative Magar sponsored the sales tax exemption for manufacturing equipment and machinery that was
 
3D inspection nothing new for South Florida company
Thursday, May 30, 2013
The Great 3D Revolution Recently the social interwebs came alive with with video of a 25-year-old, Ray Ban-clad, hat bill-flipped Texan popping off rounds from a handgun at a local gun range. It wasn’t exciting. What was, is the fact that the gun he was using was made of all plastic and it was made with a 3D printer. Cody Wilson shot once and killed
 
Florida wins Silver Shovel award for economic development success
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Area Development magazine awarded Florida, through its primary economic development organization, Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI), the Silver Shovel award for significant job creation and economic impact. The state received the same honor in 2010. Governor Scott said, “This award
 
Governor Scott Challenges Florida Colleges and Businesses to Partner Together to Hire Florida Graduates
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
TALLAHASSEE – Governor Rick Scott today issued a challenge to Florida businesses, workforce and education leaders to connect graduating college students to job interviews and employment opportunities as the state’s economy continues to grow. Workforce Florida Inc., the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and regional workforce boards
 
Martin only Treasure Coast county to see unemployment rate go down
Friday, May 17, 2013
Though the statewide unemployment rate continued to inch downward in April, on the Treasure Coast, only Martin County followed suit. Martin County’s jobless rate, already the lowest on the Treasure Coast, fell to 6.7 percent in April from 6.9 percent the previous month. That’s the lowest it’s been since it was 6.0 percent in May 2008.
 
Governor’s Announcement: New Manufacturer’s Sales Tax Exemption
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The BDBMC was invited by the Governor’s Office to attend an announcement ceremony this morning in Jupiter, FL; regarding the newly adopted Manufacturers Sales Tax Exemption on New Equipment. The bill was spearheaded locally by Representative Magar and Senator Negron, both present at this morning’s event. The Governor expressed his gratitude
 
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