January 27, 2023
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Business Florida 2023
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Broward • Indian River • Martin • Miami-Dade • Monroe • Palm Beach • St. Lucie

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Southeast

5 Deep-water Seaports

5 Commercial Airports

16 Colleges / Universities

Southeast Southeast is an exceptional place to live and work because a little piece of everything that makes Florida great is represented across these seven counties: Miles of bright blue ocean and sandy coastal beaches; five deep-water ports; four international airports; easy multi-modal access via rails and roads; a multicultural/multilingual workforce; outstanding educational institutions; world-class health care; and fun things to see and do.

 

Logistics & Transportation

Companies in need of seamless logistics are finding multiple options in Florida’s Southeast. Consider these developments in St. Lucie County alone:

• Opened in fall 2021: a 245,000-sq.-ft. FedEx Ground sorting center employing 700 package handlers now and 200 more to come;

• Opening in fall 2022: an Amazon fulfillment center employing 500+ full-time workers;

• Coming in 2023: a 427,000-sq.-ft. distribution center and food service warehouse employing 389 from the West Palm Beach-based food distributor Cheney Brothers.

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Mika Shevit, 48, who has run a half-marathon distance for more than 650 days consecutively and is looking to reach a 1000-day streak, talks about participating in the 2023 Miami Marathon.

 

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