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Lockheed Martin builds new research and development facility in Orlando

Posted by Amanda Roche on Mar 12, 2018 5:01:53 PM

Lockheed Martin has found success in the Orlando region for decades by partnering with educational institutions. Orlando’s steady pipeline of aircraft and aerospace engineers from one of the nation’s first technical schools combined with Florida’s friendly business climate has given Lockheed Martin a competitive advantage and enabled the company to win numerous major U.S. defense contracts.

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Topics: Aviation, Aerospace and Defense, Economic Development, Projects

Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute to Expand with New HQ in Orlando

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Mar 2, 2018 11:29:07 AM

The Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute will expand its footprint in Orlando’s Lake Nona community with the construction of a new global headquarters. The $18 million state-of-the-art campus will house the Human Performance Institute's multidisciplinary training center and serve as the global hub for continuing research and development into science-based approaches to improve human energy capacity for performance, resilience and leadership. The company will create 25 new, high-wage jobs. Construction on the facility will be completed by the end of 2018.

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Topics: Corporate Headquarters and Regional Offices, News & Media, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Projects

World Property Exchange Group chooses Orlando for global HQ

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Dec 7, 2017 10:14:11 AM

World Property Exchange Group, Inc. (WPE) will locate its global headquarters in Orlando in 2018 creating a projected 100 new, high-wage jobs in the next three years in the region. WPE is an emerging real estate fintech company with offices in New York City, Miami and Irvine, Ca.  The company plans to locate, temporarily, at 111 North Orange Avenue, Suite 800 before selecting a permanent space.  

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Topics: Corporate Headquarters and Regional Offices, News & Media, Projects, Economic Development

Holiday Retirement chooses Orlando for its headquarters

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Nov 21, 2017 11:45:07 AM

The Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) announced that Holiday Retirement, the largest independent senior living provider in the U.S., relocated its corporate headquarters from Lake Oswego, Oregon to the Orlando region. The company is creating 157 new, high wage jobs in the areas of marketing, legal, IT, administration, human resources, finance and operations. The new positions pay an average of 233% percent of Orange County’s annual average wage.

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Topics: News & Media, Economic Development, Projects

KPMG breaks ground on its largest project ever

Posted by Jennifer Wakefield on May 23, 2017 10:51:57 AM

After announcing plans to build a $430 million global learning, development and innovation facility in Orlando, in early January, KPMG has already broken ground on its 55-acre, 800,000-square-foot operation in Lake Nona. This is the firm’s largest capital investment project ever according to KPMG LLP Chairman and CEO Lynne Doughtie.

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Topics: Projects, Corporate Headquarters and Regional Offices

One of the most advanced research & manufacturing labs in the world opens in Orlando

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Apr 25, 2017 2:06:46 PM

The Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center, home to BRIDG, was completed on schedule – 24 months after design began – and is ready to host new manufacturing technologies as the anchor of a 500-acre, master-planned site owned by Osceola County called NeoCity.

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Topics: Advanced Manufacturing, Projects

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