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Record-Breaking Support from the State of Florida

Record-Breaking Support from the State of Florida

$20 Million in State Funds Slated for Charlotte County When you put the right people in the right positions with the right mission, great things can happen. That’s the case with Charlotte County this year in appropriations for the state budget. Charlotte County...

More Aviation Growth: Introducing Intrepid Aerospace

More Aviation Growth: Introducing Intrepid Aerospace

Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul Company Coming to Charlotte County Big news in our growing aviation industry. It’s not “cleared for takeoff” because details need to be finalized, but it’s on the runway and all engines are purring. The big news? Intrepid Aerospace,...

Punta Gorda Airport Soars Past One Billion in Economic Impact

Punta Gorda Airport Soars Past One Billion in Economic Impact

New Florida Department of Transportation Study Published March 2019 About three miles from downtown Punta Gorda, you’ll find an economic gem in our community—Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). The airport is owned by the Charlotte County Airport Authority but doesn’t take a...

Smooth Sailing Ahead

Smooth Sailing Ahead

From the Sky to the Sea: Metalcraft Marine Docks in Charlotte County MetalCraft Marine is an international leader in high speed patrol boats, fire boats, rescue boats and work boats. The Canadian firm has a client list that includes the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, and...

Business Bits

Business Bits

Quick Hits On What’s Happening In Charlotte County Happy Birthday to EDP! [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://www.charlotteedp.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/EDP-10th-Anniversary-Social.mp4"...

On the Runway: FAA Mechanic Training

On the Runway: FAA Mechanic Training

Aviation’s Most Advanced Training is Coming to Punta Gorda Airport  In the world of advanced manufacturing, certified FAA mechanics are viewed with the same high regard that surgeons are in the world of medicine. They’re the ones called on to address the most complex...

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...