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Speak Up at the Next i3 Public Meeting

Posted on May 8, 2017


Help to Prioritize and Address Our Community’s Most Pressing Infrastructure Needs Since i3 (Putting Children First Infrastructure Investment Initiative) launched in Fall 2016, the i3 Steering Committee has been gathering information via research, in-person meetings, presentations and other dialogues to identify Alachua County’s greatest infrastructure needs. The information gathered validates that Alachua County’s current infrastructure…

Investment Stengthens Momentum at Celebration Pointe

Posted on May 8, 2017


Recently, a delegation of leaders representing Huayu Group Co, Ltd.—a full service, privately owned commercial real estate company from China—visited Greater Gainesville to tour Celebration Pointe and participate in a signing ceremony signifying a $70 million investment in the project. “Now is a very good time to invest in the U.S.,” said Mr. Jian Yu,…

Saint Leo University to Host Commencement in Gainesville

Posted on May 8, 2017


Police Chief to Give Commencement Address May 13 Saint Leo University’s Gainesville Education Center will confer about 125 degrees at its commencement ceremony at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 13, at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The arts center is on the campus of the University of Florida, 3201 Hull Road, Gainesville,…

Public Sunscreen Dispensers Unveiled for Melanoma Awareness Month

Posted on May 8, 2017


As a part of Melanoma Awareness Month, the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA), in partnership with IMPACT Melanoma (IMPACT) (formerly Melanoma Foundation of New England), is installing  Bright Guard sunscreen dispensers (for public use) at 50 locations this summer, including parks, pools, athletic fields, trails and more. “We are pleased…

Trimark Properties Wins City Beautification Award for Luxury Innovation Square Office Building Nimbus

Posted on May 8, 2017


Trimark Properties, a prominent local real estate developer known for its portfolio of commercial real estate and series of Gainesville apartments, won its thirty-sixth award from the City of Gainesville’s Beautification Board last week for Nimbus, a state-of-the-art luxury office building completed in late 2015. The 15,000-square-foot structure is a first-of-its-kind building in Gainesville, offering…

2017 Fierce Awards

Posted on May 2, 2017


Business in Greater Gainesville and D.E. Scorpio Corporation Announce 2017 Fierce Award Recipients Business in Greater Gainesville is excited to announce that D.E. Scorpio Corporation will be the Title Sponsor at the 3rd Annual Fierce Awards reception on Monday, July 10 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the University of Florida’s Emerson Alumni Hall. The Fierce Awards…

ACEC Strengthens Leadership & Streamlines Approach

Posted on May 2, 2017


Alachua County Education Compact Strengthens Leadership & Streamlines Approach In support of advancing under a “Collective Impact” model, the Alachua County Education Compact (ACEC) has combined the initiative’s two, former leadership groups—the ACEC Stewardship Council and the Chamber’s Talent Alignment and Education Committee—into one body. Under the leadership of Chair Dug Jones, Santa Fe College’s…

PHOS Creative Evolves to Illuminate Clients’ Messages in Crowded Digital Space

Posted on May 2, 2017


Member Profile: PHOS Creative We experience it each and every day: digital marketing. The shift to the digital experience has forever changed the marketing landscape; heightening the need for strategic planning, valuable content, and data-rich tools to gain insight about a customer’s journey. Businesses are becoming increasingly sophisticated about digital marketing and the need for…

Front Street Awarded Management & Leasing of Tioga Town Center

Posted on April 21, 2017


Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group today announced that the company was awarded the property management and exclusive leasing assignment for Tioga Town Center. The property, which was recently purchased by Hankin Group, is one of Gainesville’s highest-profile, mixed-use projects. Hankin Group is a developer and manager of distinctive and award-winning commercial, residential, hospitality and…

CareerSource NCFL Partners with the City to Host Spring Job Fair

Posted on April 14, 2017


CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) has partnered with the City of Gainesville to host a spring job fair on Tuesday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the new CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) Gainesville career center at 10 NW Sixth Street. Approximately 50 area employers, primarily from City of Gainesville departments and…

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