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Bradenton Area EDC Taps Seasoned Economic Development Professional for Business Recruitment Post

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2017-03-15T17:50:15+00:00 January 10th, 2017|News|

After five years, this small business is thriving, not just surviving

BY SHARON HILLSTROM If half of new businesses fail by their fifth year, as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, that also means half are still surviving by that milestone. But are they thriving? It’s a question we pondered on our recent fifth anniversary of the date the Bradenton Area [...]

2017-03-15T17:51:35+00:00 December 27th, 2016|News|

Bradenton Area EDC, Community Make Strides on Strategic Vision

BY SHARON HILLSTROM Earlier this month, the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC) convened our investors, partners and members of the public for our annual progress update. The Bradenton Herald reported on some of the proceedings, and I’d like to provide more detail on our momentum with the multi-year strategic vision called the “Build Bradenton [...]

2017-03-15T17:56:36+00:00 November 14th, 2016|News|

Manatee Schools, region’s colleges create pathway to engineering careers

BY SHARON HILLSTROM Boosting STEM education – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – is a priority for communities nationwide that want to attract companies with high-wage jobs. That’s because jobs today are increasingly technology-focused. Employers will discover that in the Bradenton area, educators are creating a pathway to STEM-related careers that begins in elementary school. [...]

2017-02-28T21:54:15+00:00 October 31st, 2016|News|

Florida Ranks Fourth on Tax Competitiveness

Florida has the fourth-most competitive tax code in the nation according to the 13th annual State Business Tax Climate Index, released in September 2016 by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation. The report measures how well-structured each state's tax code is by analyzing over 100 tax variables in five different tax categories: corporate, individual income, sales, property [...]

2016-10-13T14:13:29+00:00 October 13th, 2016|News|