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 […]

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Brevard County shows solid jobs gains, led by manufacturing

Brevard County shows solid jobs gains, led by manufacturing Wayne T. Price, FLORIDA TODAY Published 12:45 p.m. ET March 12, 2018 | Updated 1:19 p.m. ET March 12, 2018 The Space Coast work force grew in the last 12 months, jumping by more than 750 people. The labor market figures for Brevard County, and Florida, for […]

CareerSource Brevard President, Marci Murphy featured in Space Coast Business

“We work with almost every community-based organization out there, so I’ve gotten to know them, and that’s been a real pleasure.” Throughout Marci Murphy’s career, her attention to processes and how they can make a business better is what has allowed her to achieve great success. Such is the case when working with other businesses […]

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch turns tide of Florida’s Space Coast economy

By Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch on Tuesday has the Space Coast buzzing about a return to the heady days of the shuttle program, with businesses ready to take advantage of the surge in interest, economic leaders say. “No question that other companies around the world, they are looking at establishing facilities […]

45th Space Congress – The Next Great Steps – February 27 to March 1

The Next Great Steps, 8701 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920 February 27 through March 1, 2018 Space Congress® is a forum for a breadth of topics regarding current space initiatives through relevant panel discussions and prominent speakers. The Congress allows for technical interchange between aerospace professionals, faculty, students and the general public during the […]

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meeting- March 7 @ 9am

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meeting March 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Mark your calendar for the March 7, 2018, Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium meeting. Registration begins at 8:30am and the meeting is from 9:00am to noon. Healthcare industry representatives, educational partners, workforce development entities and community stakeholders are invited to identify and implement actionable […]

Port Canaveral OKs $17.9M contract to help develop its ‘spaceport’ for SpaceX, Blue Origin

By Dave Berman, Florida Today Port Canaveral will be spending nearly $18 million on the first phase of a cargo berth project that will help provide facilities for the commercial space industry. That will include areas for the recovery and reuse of rockets. This project is part of $78.96 million in proposed projects related to a […]