The Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has launched its Job Creation & Talent Attraction Program. Targeted industries eligible for the program include research and development in the physical, engineering, computer or life sciences; light assembly, packaging and fabrication associated with research and development in the physical, engineering, computer or life sciences; software, computing and
Fort Myers is 2018’s fastest-growing U.S. city, according to the personal finance website WalletHub. Fort Myers was at the top of the nationwide ranking, with only two other Florida cities breaking into the top 20. To determine where the most rapid local economic growth occurred over a period of seven years, WalletHub compared 515 U.S.
The Southwest Florida Community Foundation has joined forces with the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee to create a giving fund to move money to nonprofits who can help individuals with incomes affected by the water crisis. The Southwest Florida Community Foundation launched the fund with a $20,000 contribution and is encouraging others
Chris-Tel Construction has broken ground on the new world headquarters location for Newcastle Aviation, a global aviation company supporting the commercial airline, regional airline and general aviation industries. The company is moving its headquarters from Burnsville, Minnesota, to Southwest Florida due to the tax incentives provided by the county and state as well as the
Dave & Buster’s will soon be the Bell Tower Shops’ newest anchor tenant. Dave & Buster’s will offer guests hundreds of arcade games, a chef-crafted menu, cocktails and a D&B Sports Bar filled with dozens of HDTV screens. The restaurant/entertainment complex will anchor the north end of Bell Tower Shops in approximately 40,000 square feet of space