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 Lee Board of County Commissioners today approved a $75,000 grant application as part of the North Fort Myers Revitalization Incentives program for a new façade project for Merchants Crossing shopping center in North Fort Myers. The owner of the center RD Management LLC, plans a $300,000 capital investment in the façade at center, 15201
Lee Health is included among some of the world’s most recognizable organizations, including Harvard University, Google and the Mayo Clinic, in Forbes magazine’s inaugural “Best Employers for Women” rankings. Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to identify companies and organizations that support women in areas that are important to them, such as pay equity, opportunities
A long list of Southwest Florida companies were highlighted as some of America’s fastest-growing companies, as part of the Inc. 5,000 released by Inc. Magazine. Five Fort Myers companies made the list, along with two Bonita Springs-based firms. Many of the companies on the list are newer, smaller firms seeing rapid growth, but a few
Florida businesses have created 16,900 private-sector jobs in June and 172,600 in the past year, for a total of 1,554,800 jobs since December 2010. Florida’s annual job growth rate has outpaced the nation for 74 of the past 75 months. The only month that Florida did not exceed the nation was due to Hurricane Irma. In
Cape Coral Ranked as the #1 Boomtown in America The city of Cape Coral is the No. 1 “Boomtown” in the U.S., according to an annual study done by SmartAsset. Cape Coral’s top ranking was one among eight Florida cities that reached the top 10 in the study – Largo at No. 2; Palm Coast, No.
FT. MYERS, FL–(Marketwired – October 24, 2017) – NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services in the United States, announced today that it has opened its first international laboratory facility in Rolle, Switzerland, in the Canton of Vaud, just outside of Geneva as a separate subsidiary, NeoGenomics Europe, S.A. This expansion brings NeoGenomics’ unique
Florida’s tax code is the fourth most competitive in the country, according to a study released Tuesday by nonprofit group Tax Foundation. “The index ranks states based on their tax structure, not their tax burden,” the study said. “States with complex tax codes that distort business decisions do poorly, while states with transparent, neutral, fair
Three Lee County, FL cities made the top 15 on a list of the fastest-growing cities in America. Lehigh Acres, Fort Myers and Cape Coral appear among those at the top of the ranking compiled by WalletHub.com, a personal finance website. Overall, Lehigh ranks No. 3, with Fort Myers No. 7 and Cape Coral No. 15.
#2 Florida 7.60 out of 10 in Taxation and Regulation 6.77 out of 10 in Workforce Quality 7.95 out of 10 in Living Environment Right to Work? ✓ State Profile Florida businesses created 60,600 private-sector jobs in the first quarter of 2017, bringing the total number of new jobs added since December 2010 to more