September 29, 2020

Orlando Community Portrait

Orlando Region: Tourism

Vacation Capital of the World? George Aguel, president and CEO of Visit Orlando, along with other executives in tourism have diligently worked with economic-development officials throughout the region with the... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

Orlando Region: The Arts

Can the arts be an economic driver? Recent achievements of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts offer ample evidence for an emphatic, yes. Located in downtown Orlando, the... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

Orlando Region: Professional Services

By the numbers, the region’s legal and professional sectors are thriving. With Orlando adding more than 1,000 jobs per week, those sectors are doing more than their fair share to... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

Orlando Region: Sports

The victories keep coming. Or, as Steve Hogan, CEO of Florida Citrus Sports, says, “We’re a big-league city; we have a lot of teams to root for.” Indeed, Hogan, for... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

Orlando Region: Construction and Real Estate

Construction and Real Estate With $10 billion-plus in infrastructure projects underway, there’s a lot of commercial construction happening in Orlando. The highlights, of course, are I-4 Ultimate’s highway remake and... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

Orlando Region: Workforce

“It’s a good problem to have,” says Pam Nabors, president and CEO of CareerSource Central Florida, in talking about the good-news/not-so-good-news scenario of the labor market across the Orlando region.... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

Orlando's Future Trajectory

“How do we keep the trajectory moving?” That question comes from Tim Giuliani, president and CEO of the Orlando Economic Partnership, who quickly answers it for himself: “For us to... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

Orlando Region: Education

In explaining the dynamics behind perhaps the region’s most notable trend in education, Valencia College President Sandy Shugart offers a history lesson. With the Orlando region’s growth occurring relatively late... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

Orlando Region: Health Care and Medical Sciences

With its highest level of capital dollars being invested, the region’s health care industry is, well, quite healthy. Similarly, the sophistication and effectiveness of related medical science is reaching new... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

Orlando Region: Energy

“I’ve never seen any-thing like this. This is tremendous.” Marc Hoenstine, director of economic development for Duke Energy in Florida, is talking about Duke’s $4.6 billion grid-modernization program, involving enhancements... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

Orlando Region: Transportation

With $10 billion in current infrastructure work, the region’s theme of collaboration is perhaps most apparent — and most needed — in the transportation sector. “Collaboration — it’s a treasure... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

Orlando Region: Tech Entrepreneurship

Listen to Jerry Ross, president of the Orlando-based National Entrepreneur Center, and it becomes clear he believes entrepreneurship has come of age across the region. “This is the place to... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

Orlando: A Region United

With apologies to fans of college football experiencing poll fatigue, the Orlando region places at or near the top in numerous national rankings for economic vitality and quality of life.... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2018

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Tampa Bay Lightning fans celebrate Stanley Cup win at Amalie Arena
Tampa Bay Lightning fans celebrate Stanley Cup win at Amalie Arena

The Stanley Cup is coming back to Tampa Bay for the second time in franchise history and fans were at Amalie Arena and Thunder Alley to celebrate their team's win in game 6 against the Dallas Stars.

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