2015 News Archives

Southwest Florida Regional Economic Indicators Report (December 2015)

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports November Traffic (December 2015)

RSW Airport Earns J.D. Power Top Ranking (December 2015)

Airport aims to diversify with Skyplex (December 2015)

Report: Execs see economic improvements (December 2015)

Business owners optimistic in Southwest Florida (December 2015)

SWFL’s budding tech scene (December 2015)

Welcome to Fort Millenial (December 2015)

Lee County bubble of ‘economic happiness’ (December 2015)

Bonita Springs Estero EDC Invites Public to January Open Board Meeting (December 2015)

Bonita Springs Estero EDC Endorses Governor Scott’s Proposed Reforms for Enterprise Florida (December 2015)

Lee County hiring prospects strongest in nation (December 2015)

More companies than ever expand & relocate to Lee County, FL (December 2015)

November 2015 Southwest Florida Regional Economic Indicators Report (November 2015)

FGCU launches student work program (November 2015)

Downtown Fort Myers is experiencing a boost in new development (November 2015)

Millenials’ Transportation and Housing Choices Will Shape the Nation (November 2015)

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports October Traffic (November 2015)

Florida added more than 36,000 jobs in October (November 2015)

Mayor Ben Nelson endorses Governor Scott’s proposed reforms for Enterprise Florida (November 2015)

Lee unemployment rate below 5 percent (November 2015)

Florida sets nine-month record for tourism (November 2015)

Without a good transportation network, employees can’t work, employers can’t employ (November 2015)

Glass not a pane to fast-growing Fort Myers business (November 2015)

Southwest Florida Builders optimistic (November 2015)

Gov. Scott Visits Eastern Architectural Systems as Part of “$1 Billion Tax Cut Tour” (November 2015)

Lee County single-family permits rise in October (November 2015)

Entech acquires United Systems (November 2015)

Fort Myers-to-Havana, Cuba, non-stop flight launches (November 2015)

October 2015 Southwest Florida Regional Economic Indicators Report (October 2015)

Traditional Industries Generate High-tech Spinoffs in Southwest Florida (October 2015)

Ground broken for Phase III of American House in Bonita Springs (October 2015)

Hertz campus green, filled with amenities (October 2015)

Somero breaks ground on headquarters in Lee County (October 2015)

Southwest Florida attract manufacturers, not just retirees (October 2015)

Hertz starts move to Estero (October 2015)

French tech start-ups explore Florida (October 2015)

Bonita gives green light to 108 townhouses (October 2015)

Lee County economy ‘well in recovery’ (October 2015)

SWFL Companies Participating in STEM Summer Residency Program for Teachers (October 2015)

Bonita Springs ranked #1 for Florida cities with the best weather (October 2015)

Cultivating a workforce (October 2015)

Tech job fair to focus on homegrown IT talent (October 2015)

Bonita site eyed for Wawa expansion (October 2015)

RSW now offering non-stop flights to Cancun (October 2015)

Global Tech shines light on Bonita, Estero (October 2015)

Bonita Springs Downtown Improvements Project Update #5 (October 2015)

Lee County makes top ten list of counties where people are moving (October 2015)

Hertz nearing completion of its headquarters in Lee County (October 2015)

Gartner continues to expand its Lee County headquarters (October 2015)

French tech companies show interest in Lee County (October 2015)

September eNews (September 2015)

September 2015 Southwest Florida Regional Economic Indicators Report (September 2015)

BSEEDC 2015 Annual Investor Report (September 2015)

RSW to offer non-stop flights to Cuba (September 2015)

Bonita Springs Downtown Improvement Project Update #4 (September 2015)

Single-family home prices up in Lee, Collier (September 2015)

A business boom in Bonita (September 2015)

$18.5M project brings promise of downtown to Bonita Springs (September 2015)

FutureMakers champions education (September 2015)

Lee County Tax Collector’s Office offering community education seminars (September 2015)

Algenol to distribute ethanol commercially (September 2015)

Golisano Children’s Hospital reaches construction milestone (September 2015)

Punta Gorda passenger traffic up (September 2015)

Aerospace Manufacturer to expand Lee County operations (September 2015)

Evaluation of the Bonita Springs Comprehensive Plan (September 2015)

Downtown Improvements Project Update (September 2015)

August 2015 Southwest Florida Regional Economic Indicators Report (August 2015)

Bonita Springs Estero EDC Hosts Annual Meeting at Global Tech LED on October 6th (August 2015)

Economy Improvements, Increased Investments Predicted (August 2015)

Discovery Day Academy opens new center (August 2015)

Bonita has ‘unique advantages’ to win new retailers (August 2015)

Putting Spring in Bonita’s Step (August 2015)

Bonita studies business plan for Old 41 corridor (August 2015)

Construction employment up in Florida (August 2015)

Bonita Springs Downtown Improvements Project – Construction Begins this Month! (August 2015)

August EDC eNews (August 2015)

Proposed plan to support compact walkable development patterns in the Village of Estero (August 2015)

Proposed Changes to the Federal Overtime Rule (August 2015)

Lee County Port Authority Earns State Recognition for Southwest Florida International Airport Website Redesign (August 2015)

Lee’s new libraries to reflect digital age (August 2015)

Expedia Featured Bonita Springs as one of the Most Comfortable Cities (August 2015)

MY Shower Door earns spot on 2015 Inc. 5000 (August 2015)

Bonita downtown improvements beginning (August 2015)

Lee Commission approves WildBlue land use change (August 2015)

Collier building permits up big in June (August 2015)

Lee County, Village of Estero draft interlocal agreement (August 2015)

RSW Named Outstanding Commercial Service Airport (August 2015)

Forbes Magazine ranks Naples, Florida as top U.S. city for future job growth (July 2015)

Jobs up (July 2015)

July 2015 Regional Economic Indicators Report (July 2015)

Estero area the top suburban office market in Eastern US (July 2015)

U.S. Department of Commerce invests to help grow medical manufacturing in Southwest Florida and Tampa Bay (July 2015)

Save the Date: Symposium on Walkable Urban Communities (July 2015)

Construction of the Bonita Springs Downtown Improvement Project set to begin in August (July 2015)

Lee, Collier housing markets stay strong (July 2015)

Hertz CEO: ‘We’re going to war’ to attract customers (July 2015)

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports June Traffic (July 2015)

Bonita says OK to Old 41 plan (July 2015)

July EDC eNews (July 2015)

Historic Day for Bonita Springs (July 2015)

WildBlue, proposed new development in Lee County (July 2015)

Hertz: Estero move-in begins in late October (July 2015)

Public Notice- Adding Occupations to our Regional Targeted Occupations List (July 2015)

Lee Memorial reveals plans for Estero campus (July 2015)

Downtown Bonita condos to help redevelopment plans (July 2015)

Neal Communities South Region Design Studio under construction (July 2015)

Estero board hears from two big developments (June 2015)

Bonita Springs and Naples named among top “Summer Affordable Vacation Destinations” by TripAdvisor (June 2015)

Bonita Springs Estero EDC Quarter 2 Investor Update (June 2015)

June 2015 Regional Economic Indicators Report (June 2015)

GrowFL Announces 2015 Florida Companies to Watch Finalists (June 2015)

Naples ranks 11th in U.S. for economic recovery (June 2015)

These 18 Cities Will See the Most Economic Growth Next Year (June 2015)

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports May Traffic (June 2015)

Congressman Curt Clawson Honors Florida Company for Export Achievement (June 2015)

LCEC reduces electric rates (June 2015)

Roepstorff Appointed to Airport Advisory Committee (June 2015)

June EDC eNews (June 2015)

Bonita council moves forward with water projects (June 2015)

Global Tech LED expands into India (June 2015)

Arthrex device corrects torn ACLs that once sidelined players permanently (June 2015)

Southwest Florida-based Hertz Corp. has received top vehicle rental honors (June 2015)

Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Council Invites Public to July Open Board Meeting (June 2015)

Allegiant Air expands service to SWFL (June 2015)

May 2015 Southwest Florida Regional Economic Indicator Report (May 2015)

Lee County property values continue to increase (May 2015)

Florida is #2 Best State for Business (May 2015)

May EDC eNews (May 2015)

Florida Repeats As Second Best State for Business (May 2015)

Regional Economic Development Means Working Across County Lines (May 2015)

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports April Traffic (May 2015)

Lee County Commission approves $42,000 jobs incentive (May 2015)

Bonita Springs welcomes newest senior living community, offering range of care (May 2015)

House, Senate leaders agree to meet in June for special session (May 2015)

Bonita Springs Area Chamber signs Coalition Supporting S. 280 Federal Permitting Improvement Act (May 2015)

2015 Florida-Korea Summit (May 2015)

Multi industry sign on letter S.280 the Federal Permitting Improvement Act (May 2015)

Estero construction projects quickly moving forward (May 2015)

Focus needs to remain on economic bridges, not borders (April 2015)

SW Fla. mayors: We’ve got plenty to offer the world (April 2015)

April 2015 Regional Economic Indicator Report (April 2015)

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports March Traffic (April 2015)

Unemployment Falls Again in Lee and Collier Counties (April 2015)

Florida is the 7th Largest Exporter of State-Origin Products (April 2015)

Bonita Springs Estero EDC Quarter 1 Investor Update (April 2015)

Lee County Among Best in Job Creation (April 2015)

Algenol Biofuels will join U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on Business Development Mission to China (March 2015)

Honda Dealership Gears Up for Construction (March 2015)

Southwest International Airport Reports February Traffic (March 2015)

February 2015 Southwest Florida Regional Economic Indicator Report (February 2015)

Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance UPDATE (February 2015)

Bonita City Council Wins People of the Year Award (February 2015)

Bonita’s Chamber and EDC Announce Launch of Bonita Springs High School Website & Petition (February 2015)

Lee County Labor Market Index (February 2015)

Fort Myers Institute of Technology Open House (February 2015)

Downtown Bonita Springs Improvement Project (February 2015)

SWFL Sustainability Summit (February 2015)

Tourist Development Council Report to the Industry (February 2015)

Tourism Industry Seeks Spot on Global Stage (February 2015)

Nonstop Flights from Southwest Florida International (February 2015)

January 2015 Southwest Florida Regional Economic Indicator Report (January 2015)

Candidate Forums for Village of Estero Council (January 2015)

Update on Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (January 2015)

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports December Traffic (January 2015)

BSEEDC 4th Quarter 2014 Investor Report now available (January 2015)

Florida Becoming an Economic Powerhouse (January 2015)

Why Florida is the Fifth Best State for Entrepreneurs (January 2015)