Category: Businesses

IACI Summit Produces a Valuable Partnership for Brevard Employers

For immediate release By: Wendy K Coomer, Executive Director, Global Communications, IACI Kennedy Space Center, Brevard, Florida- November 29, 2017 Career Source Brevard and the International Association of Certified ISAOs (IACI) are pleased to announce a partnership to develop the cybersecurity workforce in Brevard County.  The partnership was developed at the IACI International Cybersecurity Summit this […]

Blue Origin to build rocket servicing center in Florida

by Alan Boyle Blue Origin, the space venture created by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has struck a deal with Florida’s spaceport authority to build a $60 million rocket testing and refurbishment facility near Cape Canaveral. The facility would be constructed at Space Florida’s Exploration Park to provide support services for the $205 million, 750,000-square-foot New […]

MG Foods Selects Brevard Bringing 95 New Jobs and a $2.3 Million Capital Investment

Company to renovate 30,000 square-foot facility in Melbourne. Space Coast, FL (September 11, 2018) – MG Foods Inc. will join Brevard’s growing food manufacturing industry, becoming the 23rd company in this local sector, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced today. The company will renovate 685 Atlantis Road in Melbourne for its […]

3rd Annual State of Manufacturing Event

WHEN:  Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 4:30pn-6:30pm WHERE:  Aviation, Assembly & Fabrication Hangar, Eau Gallie High School -1400 Commodor Blvd., Melbourne, FL WHAT: Manufacturing Month Kick-Off State of Manufacturing Keynote: James Heckman, Economist for Florida Department of Economic Opportunity 2018 Manufacturing Champion Awards, Presentation and Study Findings on the Manufacturing Perceptions of Parents, Behind the […]

Federal Contracting Conference

Congressman Bill Posey Presents:  FEDERAL CONTRACTING CONFERENCE Meet Procurement Representatives! Melbourne, FL – Congressman Bill Posey has announced he will be hosting a Federal Contracting Conference on August 14. This is the chance for government contractors to have one-on-one meetings with procurement representatives from Washington D.C., and Central Florida to explore new contracting opportunities. This […]

Brevard jobs report: Growing labor force and more people working

By: Wayne T. Price, Florida Today Brevard County’s job market looked pretty good in May. Unemployment was down to 3.4 percent from 4.2 percent a year ago,  and the labor force grew by more than 2,300 people to 271,767. That’s according to the latest jobs report released Friday by Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity. The number […]

‘The Space Coast of Florida is the next Silicon Valley’

From Florida Voices Florida Voices is a project of the USA TODAY Network-Florida that spotlights issues important to Floridians this election year. INTERVIEW WITH: Emily Mollen Age: 34 Occupation: IT consultant and owner of Space Coast IT   Lives in: Indian Harbour Beach (Brevard County) Election issues: Economic development, environment, gun control, voting rights When Emily Mollen left the […]

Melbourne, FL Among Best Places to Live

By Maureen Kenyon, Florida Today Way to go, Florida! Out of 125 cities across the United States, the Sunshine State nabbed 11 of the best places to live in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. The highest ranking Florida city on the annual list is Melbourne, coming in at 29th; Port St. Lucie […]

City of Cape Canaveral Economic Development Director Todd Morley Talks About Growth in His Community

By Space Coast Daily BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The City of Cape Canaveral is booming and Economic Development Director Todd Morley talks about the exciting growth in his community. For decades, the world has known Cape Canaveral as a Launchpad where one giant leap for mankind began and aerospace and technology were […]

BREVARD COUNTY JOB REPORT: Brevard’s Unemployment Rate Stays at 3.8 Percent in March

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County’s unemployment rate continues to remain low according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s report released on Friday. Brevard’s unemployment rate maintained 3.8 percent in March, compared to 3.8 percent in February and 4.3  in March 2017. Out of a labor force of 269,349, more than 259,000 Brevardians are now […]