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Gainesville Area Chamber Recruits 51 New Members

Posted on November 30, 2016

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce signed up 51 new members between Oct. 31 and Nov. 10. New member companies include: Bounds Heating & Air Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Eisenschenk A+ Air Conditioning Air Ducks Heating & Air Paul West Used Cars Superglass Windshield Repair Kirsikka Jewelry Nextower LLC Union Home Mortgage Arnold Insurance LLC Tommy…

Congratulations to our 2016 Business Awards Winners

Posted on November 16, 2016

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce and presenting sponsor SunTrust last week announced the winners of the 2016 Business Awards. The Chamber annually honors businesses for their role in helping our region advance toward a vision of Greater Gainesville as the global hub of talent, innovation, and opportunity. To be considered for a Business Award,…

City Manager Announces Selection of Community Redevelopment Agency Director

Posted on November 4, 2016

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce announced today that Brian Scarborough, co-owner of Scarborough Insurance, will lead the Putting Children First Infrastructure Investment Initiative (i3). As chair of the steering committee, Scarborough will lead an 11-member committee, which will represent a diverse group of stakeholders including the African American Accountability Alliance, the Alachua County Chapter of the…

City of Gainesville Public Meetings

Posted on November 3, 2016

Keep up to date on the latest City of Gainesville Public Meetings. More information at the City of Gainesville’s Meeting Notices page.

Alachua County Public Meetings

Posted on November 3, 2016

Keep up to date on the latest Alachua County Public Meetings. More information at

Merieux NutriSciences’ Food Testing Center to Relocate Near University of Florida

Posted on November 3, 2016

Merieux NutriSciences is in the beginning states of relocating its food testing facility from southwest Gainesville to GTEC, located in East Gainesville near Depot park. Read more at Food Safety Magazine….

Not Only Elite Schools Have Economic Development Value

Posted on November 3, 2016

Think-tank Brookings says all higher education institutions have the potential for major economic impact on their surrounding areas. Brookings says regions can do more to leverage their education institutions. Learn more here…

Newly Renovated Gainesville Health and Fitness Women’s Center Opens

Posted on November 1, 2016

Gainesville’s newest women’s fitness center has opened, courtesy of Gainesville Health and Fitness.  Get the story here…

How Recent Workers’ Comp Court Decisions May Affect Florida Business

Posted on October 28, 2016

Recent Workers’ compensation court decisions may result in increased costs for Florida businesses. The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has given contingent approval for an overall workers’ compensation rate increase of 14.5 percent statewide. Learn more…

How Office Design Can Catalyze an Innovative Culture

Posted on October 28, 2016

“Change Your Space, Change Your Culture” by Rex Miller, Mabel Casey and Mark Konchar asserts that the design of an office environment has major implications on its culture. If you are looking to heighten the culture for your company, learn more here…

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