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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...

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. In 2018, one of the most desirable training programs in aviation was cleared for takeoff in Charlotte County. The Aviation Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics...

Babcock Ranch partners with CenturyLink

Babcock Ranch partners with CenturyLink

By SHELLY CHITWOOD CENTURYLINK CenturyLink Inc. and Kitson & Partners this week announced they will provide one of the fastest residential internet speeds available in the U.S. to residents of the new, solar-powered town of Babcock Ranch. CenturyLink will be the...

We did not tie up the land just to sit on it

We did not tie up the land just to sit on it

By GARY ROBERTS - Staff Writer - Charlotte Sun MURDOCK - As the final closing date approaches for the Murdock Village property, the developer is moving forward with plans to transform the vacant land into a masterplanned community with all the amenities demanded by...