Area Development magazine has awarded Florida the Silver Shovel award, highlighting the state's ability to create a significant amount of jobs and economic impact. The award was offered through the magazine's economic development organization, Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI).
Florida has substantial economic development projects all over the state, from the northwest panhandle all the way down to the bottom of South Florida. Area Development magazine stated Florida was an easy choice with its committment to economic development and job creation.
Florida's other recent business/economic decorations include:
- #1 State for Innovation (Fast Company; May 2013)
- Second Fastest Growing City in the Nation (NerdWallet; June 2013)
- 10 Best States for Starting a Business (CNBC)
- 2013 Incubator of the Year, UF's Sid Martin Biotech Incubator (May 2013)
Florida also won the Silver Shovel award in 2010.
TRIMARK PROPERTIES | STAFF | 16-JUL-2013