Many of Florida’s job-creation “grand slams” are the result of close partnerships between local governments and local business leaders, working together to recruit top companies.

Here are just a few example of successful local partnerships that helped make “local jobs happen.”


Pratt & Whitney Opens West Palm Beach Engine Center, creating 230 high-paying jobs

Lufthansa Technik Component Services expands in South Florida

DaVita Labs expands to create 100 jobs

Universa Investments announces the relocation of its international headquarters in Miami

Governor Scott announces expansion of Kellstrom Defense in Miramar

Governor Scott announces FedEx Ground building new distribution hub in Ocala

Navy Federal Credit Union to create 5,000 jobs in Pensacola

Enterprise Florida announces Embraer’s expansion to create 600 jobs in Melbourne

Fortune 200 manufacturer, Air Products, opens new facility in Manatee County

Quest Diagnostics opens state-of-the-art national operations center in Tampa