Economic Development

Alison Faris, City of Tallahassee

What began as a small insurance company based in Thomasville, Georgia has chosen Tallahassee as the site of its first Florida office.

Jonathan Kos-Read via flickr /

Florida lawmakers want to preempt local ordinances for projects that get mostly state funding. Despite a litany of complaints from cities and counties, the bill is now heading to the Senate floor.

Phil Horton via flickr /

A philosophical debate is taking shape in the Florida Capitol about what role the government should play in the economy. How lawmakers come down on economic development programs could have real consequences for Governor Rick Scott’s top priorities.

Thomas Favre-Bulle /

The Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation is highlighting the need for a talented workforce at its annual education forum.

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The Economic Development Council of Tallahassee/Leon County officially dissolved Thursday. Now local officials are trying to move forward.

Tallahassee Seeing Major Growth Spurt

Jan 28, 2016
Tom Flanigan

Florida’s Capital City is entering what could be one of the biggest growth spurts in modern history. That fact carries both challenges and opportunities for the area’s private and public sectors. The news came at Wednesday morning’s (1/27) economic forecast breakfast meeting hosted by the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.

FAMU, FSU, TCC Join Forces in Research Showcase

Dec 3, 2015

For the first time ever, Tallahassee’s three institutions of higher learning brought the fruits of their research together the evening of Tuesday, November 29. The joint “Discovery on Parade” exhibit at the Turnbull Center was a showcase of technology and innovation.