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Business incubator effect in Central Florida

Launched nearly 15 years ago, the UCF Business Incubation Program has generated a return of $6.16 for every $1 of public investment and was directly responsible for 1,856 central Florida jobs paying an average of $58,075 at the end of a 20-month study in 2013.

Other regional players and newsmakers mentioned in this roundup:

Brent Dewar, Steve Phelps, Steve O'Donnell, Gary Crotty, Todd Chase, Al Minner, Thomas Moore

South Lake Hospital, St. Johns River Water Management District, Westgate Town Center, Florida Hospital Kissimmee, Epoch Properties, Florida Blue Innovation Center at Lake Nona Medical City, Lynx public bus system, Orlando City Soccer Club, Castle Hotel, Greater Orlando Economic Development Group, Rouge, Crescent Central Station, Meritage Homes, Starling Automotive and Sawgrass Lakes

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