Why this Osceola County stoppage is ‘dire for business’

By Krystal Diaz said. These meetings are an essential step for developers who need approvals to begin building projects. New construction is an important driver of the local economy, generating temporary contractor and vendor opportunities, as well as permanent jobs. It also serves existing residents and businesses with new space for shops, offices, restaurants, warehouses and entertainment venues.…

Linda Chapin, Harold Mills to Lead Jerry Demings Transition Team

By: Scott Powers Orange County Mayor-elect Jerry Demings has announced his transition advisory team to be lead by Orlando entrepreneur Harold Mills and the last Democrat to hold the post he won in the August election, Linda Chapin. The bipartisan, 37-member team is full of leaders of Central Florida businesses and nonprofits including those from Walt Disney World, Adventist Health System, Orlando Magic…