Category: Regional News

Aerion Supersonic hits $10 billion in orders for futuristic jets to be built in Melbourne

From Florida Today   As president of Northrop Grumman’s aerospace systems sector, Tom Vice helped guide expansion of the defense giant’s Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence off NASA Boulevard at Orlando Melbourne International Airport. Dedicated in 2013, Northrop Grumman’s expansion spawned thousands of high-paying jobs — drawing engineers from New York, California, and elsewhere to settle […]

CareerSource Brevard’s 2019-20 Annual Report

CareerSource Brevard is pleased to publish its 2019-2020 Annual Report, highlighting the results of another successful year.  Our new interactive digital annual report can easily be viewed on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer. View our Annual Report   The mission of CareerSource Brevard is to facilitate and be the catalyst for workforce development services […]

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 […]

Paychecks for Patriots Virtual Job Fair is November 18

CareerSource Brevard is proud to announce Paychecks for Patriots, a special hiring fair dedicated to employing Florida veterans. Over the past seven years, more than 6,280 of veteran candidates and military family members who participated in Paychecks for Patriots events across the state have gained employment. This year, CareerSource Brevard’s Paychecks for Patriots Veterans Virtual […]

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 […]