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|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|
|Data storage, recovery provider unveils new center in Indiantown|
|Friday, May 10, 2013|
|INDIANTOWN — ITS Fiber LLC drew about 150 people Wednesday to “the Mount Everest of South Florida” for the unveiling of its $1.2 million data center.
The 800-square-foot physical storage and disaster recovery facility is not only the first commercial Type 2 certified data center in Martin County, but the only one of its kind between|
|Indiantown enterprise zone will be successful if it creates higher-paying jobs in targeted industries |
|Sunday, May 5, 2013|
|Call it the first fruits of a process that began in August 2011.
Indiantown soon will have a McDonald’s and a Dollar General store. TheBusiness Development Board of Martin County recently announced both projects have broken ground. They are expected to open in August.
If the schedule holds, the grand openings will be exactly two years removed from|
|iVox Solutions now hiring after December layoffs|
|Friday, April 26, 2013|
|Special to Treasure Coast Newspapers
PALM CITY — iVox Solutions LLC, the call center that laid off most of its employees in December after losing its biggest client, is hiring again.
“Currently, we are back up to more than 40 employees, including 20 or so rehires,” said Chief Operating Officer Chris Stapleton. “And I have a need to|
|Two new businesses, 100 new jobs seen as good economic sign in Indiantown|
|Thursday, April 11, 2013|
|INDIANTOWN — The nearly 100 jobs the new McDonald’s and Dollar General will bring in a few months represent almost a 10 percent employment increase for this town of about 6,200 people.
Both businesses, expected to open in August, also are seen as a sign Indiantown’s economy is growing.
Indiantown native David Powers, a principal of the|
|McDonald’s and Dollar General Break Ground in Indiantown’s First Major Capital Investment to the City Center in Nearly 20 years.|
|Thursday, April 11, 2013|
|Stuart, FL – (April 11, 2013) The Business Development Board of Martin County (BDBMC) is pleased to announce that McDonald’s and Dollar General broke ground today in Indiantown, Florida. This is the first significant capital investment project in Indiantown’s city center and will be located within the state designated Enterprise Zone.|