Category: Businesses

Space Coast Earns a Top Ranking on Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities Index

Space Coast vaults to second on Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities Index Space Coast, Fla. (February 19, 2021) – The Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) continues to rocket up the rankings of the Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities, rising to second in the prestigious index for 2021, which tracks where America’s jobs are created and sustained. […]

Aerospace Workforce Development Strategy Summit Recap

The Aerospace Workforce Development Strategy Summit on February 4 brought together aerospace industry representatives, community partners, education and training partners, elected officials, and community stakeholders to build on the strategic direction and delivery of solutions needed to strengthen Brevard’s Aerospace Workforce.  Presentations included: “Building Florida’s Future” from Space Florida Certified Manufacturing Associate’s Training Program from […]

Florida’s East Coast Boat Builders on Hiring Spree Amid COVID-19 Manufacturing Boom

From Florida Today The COVID-19 pandemic has threatened to sink countless American businesses during the ongoing recession. And an array of family-friendly outdoor recreational events have been canceled or curtailed. But counterintuitively, Florida’s East Coast boat builders are enjoying a pandemic production boom. Key example: Sea Ray’s flagship 39-foot SLX 400, which is built on Merritt Island — […]

Aerion Supersonic starts development on new Headquarters in Melbourne

Preparations made to the 100+ acre site for start of the AS2 production in 2023. Melbourne, FL (December 10, 2020) – Supersonic aircraft company, Aerion, the leader in supersonic technology has started development at Aerion Park – the company’s future state-of-the-art global headquarters that will home production of the AS2 business jet from 2023. Aerion Park […]

The Space Ecosystem Starts with IT: Upcoming IT Consortium

Attention employers – we have training support for your IT talent! Join your colleagues for the virtual Information Technology Consortium on Thursday, December 3rd.  Are you looking for IT training support? If you’re not part of Brevard’s Information Technology Consortium, you are missing out. Click here to learn more about the upcoming virtual consortium meeting, and […]

Brevard County Businesses Finalists for 2020 GrowFL Companies to Watch List

2020 GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch finalists announced Brevard County among community with finalists competing to earn prestigious honor SPACE COAST, Fla. (September 9, 2020) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) and GrowFL are pleased to announce that six companies from Brevard County were among the first round of the 2020 GrowFL […]

L3Harris Coping with Coronavirus – Florida Today

Published in Florida Today, July 10, 2020 Aerospace and defense technology powerhouse L3Harris Technologies Inc. is continuing to expand its Space Coast operations, as it fights through the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. The Melbourne-based company is one year into a blockbuster “merger of equals” worth $33.5 billion that brought together the former Harris Corp. […]

Announcing Workforce Recovery Assistance Program

NEW program to assist small businesses and organizations impacted by COVID-19. CareerSource Brevard, in partnership with the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, is pleased to announce a NEW Workforce Recovery Assistance program. Learn more about the Workforce Recovery Assistance Program Program Partner For additional business services information, as well as the latest updates related […]

Brevard County Commission designates some CARES Act money to help job creation

Published in Florida Today, July 2, 2020 CareerSource Brevard has been awarded $750,000 to help get Brevard County back to work, as part of an effort to restart a Space Coast economy that has been crushed by the coronavirus pandemic. The Brevard County Commission on Tuesday awarded CareerSource Brevard, the county’s designated workforce services provider, […]

Responsive Action – CareerSource Brevard Responds to COVID-19 – Space Coast Business Profile

Published in Space Coast Business, June 19, 2020 by Marci Murphy, President – CareerSource Brevard  “Danger gathers upon our path. We cannot afford – we have no right – to look back. We must look forward.” – Winston Churchill As the beginning of March started to roll in and the COVID-19 virus pandemic evolved, the […]