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Blazing New Trails

Blazing New Trails

New $1.7 Million Workforce Training Grant from the State It’s not easy to earn a Florida Job Growth Grant Fund from the state of Florida. Yet in 2018, Charlotte County did it twice. In May 2018, we were one of six counties from a pool of 200+ applicants to receive...

Breaking New Ground

Breaking New Ground

A New Corporate Home is Rising on Northrup Road Corporate groundbreaking ceremonies are common in many cultures. It’s a tradition that brings together business and civic leaders who dig shovels in the ground to signify the beginning of construction. Charlotte County...

Reaching New Heights

Reaching New Heights

3 Consecutive Years of Record Growth at PGD  As domestic and international air travel continues to boom, Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) is an increasingly valuable asset. In its “Aerospace Forecast Report Fiscal Years 2017 to 2037,” the Federal Aviation Administration...

Groundbreaking Held for Amigo Pallets, Inc.

Groundbreaking Held for Amigo Pallets, Inc.

Charlotte County commissioners and civic leaders were out in force yesterday to participate in official groundbreaking ceremonies for a Miami-based company that is expanding to Charlotte County. Amigo Pallets, Inc. specializes in recycled and custom pallets used in...

Award-Winning Economic Development for Charlotte County

Award-Winning Economic Development for Charlotte County

Charlotte County is experiencing a remarkable run of success in economic development. You can see proof in every corner of our community. At Babcock Ranch, homeowners are enjoying life in America’s first community fully powered by the sun. At Murdock Village,...

CRYSTAL STILES: A Powerful Leader

CRYSTAL STILES: A Powerful Leader

Crystal Stiles is a good person to know in economic development circles. She’s the director of economic development for Florida Power & Light. It’s the third largest electric utility in the United States and serves nearly ten million people with more than 9,000...

ELECTION YEAR: Vote for Business

ELECTION YEAR: Vote for Business

2018 is an election year and soon, politics will take center stage in our county, state and nation. The EDP believes it is vital for the voice of business to be represented in our elections – before and after those elections occur. Whether it’s a city councilman or...

GAME-CHANGERS: Major Developments in Charlotte County

GAME-CHANGERS: Major Developments in Charlotte County

In the past year, Charlotte County has been blessed with several monumental events in economic development. With the College of Aviation at Western Michigan University signing a deal to create a Florida footprint here, we can project exponential improvements in...