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10 metro areas in Florida rank among fastest growing in U.S.

Orange and Sumpter counties in Florida were ranked among the nation’s largest growing and fastest growing, respectively, according to a March 23 release from the U.S. Census Bureau.

CPA at CBIZ MMH named a Florida Institute of CPAs Horizon Award winner

CBIZ MHM said Amanda Porupski has received the Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA) Horizon Award that recognizes the sharpest young certified public accountants (CPA) at the cutting edge of the profession in a release posted on the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce website.

Harris Corporation, FPL join forces to upgrade digital infrastructure

Two of Florida’s largest companies are linking to enhance public safety interconnectivity as Melbourne-based Harris Corporation and Juno Beach-based Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) partner to advance communications for 10 million FPL customers.

GEICO renews multi-tiered ISC alliance to support Daytona track

Auto insurance firm GEICO, supporting the annual GEICO 500 at Talladega race event, has extended its agreement with International Speedway Corporation (ISC) to continue motorsports and affiliated sponsorships at the Daytona Beach complex through 2019.

Lockheed Martin lauds Orlando USO welcome center

Kicking off a brand-new welcome center recently in Orlando, Lockheed Martin teamed with the United Services Organization (USO) in strengthening support services for active duty troops, veterans and their families traveling through the area annually.

Florida's Lockheed Martin to fulfill $99 million in global ATP orders

International clients have placed orders totaling $99 million from Lockheed Martin under a foreign military sales contract comprising targeting pods (ATP), parts and upgrades under flexible terms and timetables, the company announced recently from Orlando.

Brevard County to house Lockheed Martin expansion

Titusville, site of Lockheed Martin’s Astrotech Space Operations, will soon witness expansion with up to 300 new jobs in the next four years, supported by North Brevard’s Economic Development Zone and the State of Florida.

FAU Research Park welcomes CERTIFIED Inc. to inner business circle

CERTIFIED Inc., a cutting-edge research firm, recently revealed in Boca Raton that it has been invited to join the prestigious Technology Business Incubator at Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) Research Park campus.

Federal Capital Partners buys Tampa’s Belara Lakes Apartments

Federal Capital Partners (FCP) has acquired Tampa's Belara Lakes Apartments, a strategically located and well-appointed 324-unit apartment community, in a $22.4 million deal, the company announced recently from its Chevy Chase, Maryland headquarters.

Lockheed Martin expands cockpit visual, targeting power with $54 million contract

Upgrading night vision equipment for its Apache helicopter, as well as introducing color capability, the U.S. Army recently awarded Lockheed Martin a $54.3-million contract with initial plans to produce 35 units at the company’s Florida facilities.

Florida’s Lockheed Martin scores new contract with India

Orlando, Florida-based Lockheed Martin was recently selected by the U.S. Army to provide specialized night vision technology to India, rendering it the 15th nation to purchase the system, with a $107.8 million contract stimulating local production.

Patriot Technology Solutions welcomes CMO Andrade in Fort Lauderdale

Andrade will handle marketing, sales and business development activities for PatTech's SaaS-based, value chain management platform, executing growth strategies for the firm’s software and professional technology services.

FIU grad named HR director for Brookwood Financial

Richard Winter will take over HR duties at Massachusetts-based firm.

Federal Realty acquires mixed-use center in South Miami

Federal Realty Investment Trust of Rockville, Maryland, announced an acquisition in a South Miami mixed-use center based on a $110.2 million gross value — bringing the company’s total local investment to approximately $200 million 

Choice Hotels expanding with Cambria property in North Miami Beach

New 165-room Cambria hotel is expected to open in 2017 at intersection of 163rd Street and 19th Avenue.

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