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Distinguished Speaker Luncheon with State Senator Keith Perry

Posted on May 22, 2017


Please join us on Tuesday, May 30th, from 11:30 am to 1:15 pm at the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Parrish Board Room, 300 E. University Avenue, Suite 100, Gainesville, FL, 32601. Our Distinguished Speaker, Senator Keith Perry, will review the 2017 Florida Legislative Session. A Q&A will follow his remarks. The cost for this…

Contact Governor Scott About Signing GRU Bill Into Law

Posted on May 22, 2017


Please contact Governor Rick Scott by Tuesday, May 23rd and urge him to sign into law GRU governance voter referendum bill CS/HB 759 through one (or all) of the following methods: Call Governor Scott at (850) 717-9337 and ask him to sign the bill into law Email Governor Scott and ask him to sign the bill into law…

Front Street Continues to Expand

Posted on May 15, 2017


Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group recently added five new team members to accommodate the rapid growth of the firm’s brokerage and property management divisions. Joining Front Street are Associate Director Bobby Nickels in Jacksonville, Associate Director Berardo Garcia in Tallahassee, Associate Director Tim Rogers in Orlando, Client Relations Associate Kierra Wilson in Gainesville, and…

Speak Up at the Next i3 Public Meeting

Posted on May 8, 2017


Help to Prioritize and Address Our Community’s Most Pressing Infrastructure Needs Since i3 (Putting Children First Infrastructure Investment Initiative) launched in Fall 2016, the i3 Steering Committee has been gathering information via research, in-person meetings, presentations and other dialogues to identify Alachua County’s greatest infrastructure needs. The information gathered validates that Alachua County’s current infrastructure…

Investment Stengthens Momentum at Celebration Pointe

Posted on May 8, 2017


Recently, a delegation of leaders representing Huayu Group Co, Ltd.—a full service, privately owned commercial real estate company from China—visited Greater Gainesville to tour Celebration Pointe and participate in a signing ceremony signifying a $70 million investment in the project. “Now is a very good time to invest in the U.S.,” said Mr. Jian Yu,…

Saint Leo University to Host Commencement in Gainesville

Posted on May 8, 2017


Police Chief to Give Commencement Address May 13 Saint Leo University’s Gainesville Education Center will confer about 125 degrees at its commencement ceremony at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 13, at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The arts center is on the campus of the University of Florida, 3201 Hull Road, Gainesville,…

Public Sunscreen Dispensers Unveiled for Melanoma Awareness Month

Posted on May 8, 2017


As a part of Melanoma Awareness Month, the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA), in partnership with IMPACT Melanoma (IMPACT) (formerly Melanoma Foundation of New England), is installing  Bright Guard sunscreen dispensers (for public use) at 50 locations this summer, including parks, pools, athletic fields, trails and more. “We are pleased…

Trimark Properties Wins City Beautification Award for Luxury Innovation Square Office Building Nimbus

Posted on May 8, 2017


Trimark Properties, a prominent local real estate developer known for its portfolio of commercial real estate and series of Gainesville apartments, won its thirty-sixth award from the City of Gainesville’s Beautification Board last week for Nimbus, a state-of-the-art luxury office building completed in late 2015. The 15,000-square-foot structure is a first-of-its-kind building in Gainesville, offering…

2017 Fierce Awards

Posted on May 2, 2017


Business in Greater Gainesville and D.E. Scorpio Corporation Announce 2017 Fierce Award Recipients Business in Greater Gainesville is excited to announce that D.E. Scorpio Corporation will be the Title Sponsor at the 3rd Annual Fierce Awards reception on Monday, July 10 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the University of Florida’s Emerson Alumni Hall. The Fierce Awards…

ACEC Strengthens Leadership & Streamlines Approach

Posted on May 2, 2017


Alachua County Education Compact Strengthens Leadership & Streamlines Approach In support of advancing under a “Collective Impact” model, the Alachua County Education Compact (ACEC) has combined the initiative’s two, former leadership groups—the ACEC Stewardship Council and the Chamber’s Talent Alignment and Education Committee—into one body. Under the leadership of Chair Dug Jones, Santa Fe College’s…

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