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Gainesville/Alachua County Selected Among North Central Florida for 8th Annual America’s Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Posted on April 10, 2017

Greater Gainesville to be featured in tour of Florida’s most innovative regions The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce today announced that a proposal prepared by multiple North-Central Florida cities to host the 8th Annual America’s Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ACE 8) has been selected from regions across the globe. Regions that collaborated on…

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UF Law the No.1 Law School in Florida and 41st Overall

Posted on April 10, 2017

The University of Florida Levin College of Law climbed seven spots in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the nation’s best law schools, placing at No. 41 overall. This rise is the largest year-to-year increase in over 20 years and is the second largest improvement of any law school ranked in the…

Now Accepting Applications for Leadership Gainesville Class 44

Posted on April 4, 2017

Are You Ready to Lead? Leadership Gainesville is Now Accepting Applications Apply for the 2017-2018 Leadership Gainesville class and join the 44th year of leadership excellence in our community. Are you ready to make a difference as a leader in our community? Leadership Gainesville is now accepting applications for the 44th class. This ten-month community…

UF Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute Receives 2017 Top Global Incubator Award

Posted on April 4, 2017

UF’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute named Incubator of the Year among more than 7,500 incubators worldwide. Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute (SMBI), the leading biotechnology incubator at the University of Florida, has been awarded the Randall M. Whaley Incubator of the Year award for 2017, the highest award given by the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA).…

Gainesville Ranks #15 in Top 50 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs

Posted on April 4, 2017 last week ranked Gainesville #15 among the nation’s 50 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs. About 2,000 small-to-mid-sized cities were ranked on 15 data points. The list was then refined by editors to ensure an appropriate variety of cities in terms of both size and geography. The resulting Top 50 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs list…

What Are Our Community’s Most Pressing Infrastructure Needs?

Posted on April 4, 2017

Chamber’s i3 Initiative Engages the Public Last fall, the Chamber convened the Putting Children First Infrastructure Investment Initiative (i3) with a diverse group of citizens on a committee tasked with identifying the most pressing infrastructure needs in our community, and importantly, identifying the best way to fund those needs. The i3 Steering Committee wasted no…

Leadercast Gainesville 2017, Powered by Purpose

Posted on April 3, 2017

Leadercast News – Free Ticket to Leadercast! The Gainesville Chamber of Commerce & Advantage Media Promotions are teaming up again to produce the best experience for Leadercast Gainesville 2017. Please see below for our upcoming events and we hope you join us. A free ticket will be given away along with other door prizes at…

Santa Fe College Hosts its Spring CTE Job Fair

Posted on March 31, 2017

Santa Fe College will host the Spring Career and Technical Education Job Fair. Graduates from Insurance and Risk Management, Health Information, Business, and Information Technology programs will be available to meet with employers. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 the SF Northwest campus. The first…

Trimark Properties Expands Portfolio of Apartments in Gainesville, FL with Addition of $14M Luxury Complex

Posted on March 27, 2017

Local real estate developer Trimark Properties, noted for their selection of upscale apartments in Gainesville, FL, has broken ground on Cascades Luxury Apartments, a five-story, $14 million complex located less than three blocks from the University of Florida campus. D.E. Scorpio Corporation began construction on the 73,000-square-foot building on Wednesday, March 22nd. It will be…

Bangkok Square Joins Park Avenue at Santa Fe

Posted on March 22, 2017

Bangkok Square was officially named as the newest tenant for Park Avenue at Santa Fe, a mixed-use project currently under development in Gainesville, Florida. Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group represented the developer of the project, Jason Robertson. This will serve as Bangkok Square’s second location in Gainesville. Bangkok Square is a family-owned restaurant, whose…

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