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Economic Development Ballot Initiatives on the Move in Multiple States

Posted on October 27, 2016


There’s more to the November 8 ballot than the presidential election. In several states, economic development initiatives are on the move. Read more at SSTI…

City Manager Announces Selection of Community Redevelopment Agency Director

Posted on October 25, 2016


City Manager Anthony Lyons is pleased to announce the selection of Sarah Vidal-Finn to lead the Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). As director, Vidal-Finn will lead redevelopment efforts in the city’s urban core. Vidal-Finn most recently served in an interim director capacity for the CRA. She played a pivotal role in the development and execution…

Sharpspring Moves Global Headquarters to Innovation Square in Gainesville

Posted on October 25, 2016


Innovation Square has a new tenant – Sharpsring. Founded in 2012 by Rick Carlson, SharpSpring, a multi-national publicly-traded marketing automation company, officially moved into the Nimbus Office Building Near UF, its custom-built global headquarters in Innovation Square. n the past three years, the company has experienced exponential growth with the addition of over 75 employees,…

Advanced Technologies / Robotics Shaping the Future of Manufacturing

Posted on October 24, 2016


Today’s manufacturing operation is clean, modern and brimming with career potential. Stephen Gray, CEO of Gray Construction talks technology, robotics and advanced manufacturing on areadevelopment.com.

UF Researchers Close in on Citrus Greening Cure

Posted on October 17, 2016


UF Researchers are using gene therapy to close in on on a cure for the deadly citrus greening disease that has nearly decimated Florida’s citrus crop. More information at TampaBay.com…   

Gainesville Leaders Gain Insights, Learn About Best Practices in Austin

Posted on September 28, 2016


Look around you, and you will see signs that the Chamber’s vision of Greater Gainesville as a global hub of talent, innovation and opportunity is materializing in our region. Yet we realize that though we have made progress as a region, much work remains to be done. Studying and experiencing regions with similar attributes, assets…

Cade Museum Construction Achieves Highest Peak

Posted on September 28, 2016


The curved steel arc of the $9.5 million Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention is rapidly reaching towards the sky at Depot Park. Influenced by the expanding spirals of Fibonacci’s “Golden Ratio,” the grand, 21,000 square foot facility will feature interactive exhibits, temporary exhibit space, the Cade Creativity Lab and Fab Lab, a gift shop,…

Biomarker Breakthrough Could Improve Parkinson’s Treatment

Posted on August 15, 2016


Researchers at the University of Florida have identified a new, non-invasive way to track the progress of Parkinson’s disease. The discovery could lead to treatment to stop or impede the progress of the disease. Learn more…

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