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KPMG ranks Orlando among the world’s most tax-friendly cities

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Apr 17, 2017 2:32:35 PM


Orlando offers one of the best tax structures for business, landing at the No. 15 spot globally on KPMG’s Focus on Tax report. The study highlights 51 major international cities, those that KPMG determines to be of most interest to companies seeking to locate international business operations.  

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Topics: General News, Why Orlando, Economy

Obassadors kick up their heels in Osceola County

Posted by Amanda Roche on Apr 12, 2017 9:29:51 AM

Osceola County combines two amazing assets together: a rich history with a promising future. As home to one of the largest tourist destinations in the world, there was much for our Obassadors to learn about “the other half” of Osceola County – from its farmland roots, homegrown main streets, to its strategically planned future as more residents make their home in Central Florida.

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Topics: Obassadors

Thrillist articles highlight Orlando's authenticity

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Apr 5, 2017 4:17:08 PM

Orlando's imaginative and innovative culture is the highlight of two national stories that focus on the region's eclectic neighborhoods and entrepreneurial spirit. The online site Thrillist published "How a family vacation Mecca became one of the most imaginative cities in America" and "How your used bar of hotel soap has a surprising afterlife." 

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Topics: General News, City of Orlando, Entrepreneur, Quality of Life, Food and Dining

Orlando’s tech scene is growing with new company expansions

Posted by Amanda Roche on Mar 30, 2017 3:43:54 PM

Arrow Sky Media is just one of three technology companies relocating and expanding in Orlando in the first quarter of 2017.

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Topics: Innovative Technologies

Brookings Institution report illustrates Orlando’s long-term economic growth

Posted by Amanda Roche on Mar 24, 2017 4:02:07 PM

Orlando outpaced national job growth for ten years, 2005 to 2015, in number of jobs and gross metropolitan product (GMP). In a recent report by the Brookings Institution, Orlando ranked in the top 10 metropolitan areas with positive economic performance over a five-year period, 2010-2015, and in the top 20 for 2005-2015. These rankings indicate strong, long-term economic growth for the region.

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Topics: Economic Development, Economy

Site Selectors Guild honors Casey Barnes with national award

Posted by Amanda Roche on Mar 23, 2017 4:47:44 PM

The Site Selectors Guild (SSG), the world’s largest group of senior site location advisors, honored Casey Barnes of the Orlando Economic Partnership with the 2017 Excellence in Economic Development Award at its annual conference, March 15, 2017.

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Topics: Economic Development

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The PR team at the Orlando Economic Partnership is your source for business news in Orlando, providing you with story ideas about trends, people and companies; statistical information and background; offering expert sources; and connecting you with community leaders.

Media Contact: Laureen Martinez

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