August 2, 2015

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 7/24/2014

› Fort Lauderdale boat show expanding footprint to 7 locations in 2014
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is adding another location and other first-time offerings this year as part of efforts to improve the event year after year.

› Call center program adds jobs for visually impaired
Orlando-based Lighthouse Works! is expecting to add 150 jobs, over three years, for the visually impaired, thanks to a new partnership with a business outsourcing company.

› With more projects in works, new tenants head to Innovation Square
Trimark Properties seems to have its hands full of late as more tech pros look to take refuge in Innovation Square, the series of buildings being constructed and renovated between downtown and the University of Florida.

› Tampa job fair spotlights those the economic recovery has overlooked
Long after the official end of the Great Recession, Tampa Bay's economic recovery remains in the eye of the jobholder. Or job seeker. And from the vantage point of hundreds who flocked to the fifth annual job fair coordinated by state Rep. Janet Cruz, that recovery is still elusive.

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