News for Community

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The Collier Companies, a leader in Florida multifamily housing, has announced its upcoming multifamily housing development in Port Orange, Florida.  The Collier Companies is moving forward with its 2X initiative (focused on doubling their portfolio and internal growth) by preparing to break ground on its latest multifamily community. Aptly named “The Atlantic” based on its proximity to the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Sunday, March 15, 2020
For the first time, the state of Florida is regulating hemp-derived CBD products. On January 2 2020, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) passed a new bill initiating mandatory inspections for all CBD retailers in the state. It is now mandatory that all Florida businesses selling hemp-derived products pass FDACS inspection to obtain a permit to sell CBD. This new ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, March 05, 2020
HILTON UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA CONFERENCE CENTER GAINESVILLE  Upscale Full-Service Hotel Announces New Business Community Travel Plan  GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA – MARCH 3, 2020 Having recently hosted the incredible annual Greater Gainesville Chamber Business Awards dinner, where area businesses are recognized for their role in helping our region become the global hub of talent, innovation, and ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, March 02, 2020
The Chamber hosted Gainesville City Manager Lee Feldman as our first Distinguished Speaker of 2020 at the GRU Eastside Operations Center on Monday, February 24. Lee told the capacity crowd—the venue had to be changed twice to fit our guests—a little about himself and the substantial experience he brings to Gainesville. He then outlined his priorities, including building community, reinvigorating ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Monday, March 02, 2020
Tioga Town Center welcomes Ensō, A Healthier Nail Boutique, featuring the first of its kind nail services in the Greater Gainesville region.  Gainesville, Fla. —Ensō, A Healthier Nail Boutique, is now under construction at the award-winning 23-acre mixed-use lifestyle center where their new 1,210 square foot space will reside, located at 13005 SW 1st Road, Suite 133, in Newberry Florida. Ensō ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, February 17, 2020
This month Butler Enterprises begins its multi-part project to bring public art to the Gainesville shopping experience. A vision of developer Deborah Butler, a patron of the Harn Museum and past two-time President of the Phillips Center for Performing Arts, this “art walk” experience will feature local and national artists creating one-of-a-kind works on various walls and surfaces in and around ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community