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Dec 2, 2015

Tech companies fueling economic development here, but expect the unexpected

While a lot of development in the Gainesville area slowed to a crawl in the years during and immediately after the Great Recession, economic development exceeded the goals for jobs and capital investment set in 2010 by the Chamber’s Council for Economic Outreach halfway through its five-year plan, thanks to some high-profile announcements.

The area could have new opportunities through Plum Creek’s proposed development in eastern Alachua County, which includes plans for a agriculture and science technology park to take advantage of UF’s work in agricultural sciences, says Susan Davenport, President and CEO of the Chamber.

Gainesville Magazine, December 2015. (Read entire article)

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