Business

Pete Antonacci To Be New CEO Of Enterprise Florida

Jul 21, 2017

The business-centered agency, Enterprise Florida has found itself a new leader. Former Executive Director of South Florida’s Water Management District and General Counsel to Governor Rick Scott, Pete Antonacci is taking over the reins. 

Goldman Sachs Asset Management, which has taken heat for its purchase of $2.8 billion in bonds of Venezuela's state-run oil company, is working behind the scenes as Gov. Rick Scott seeks to prevent Florida from doing business with entities supporting the Maduro regime.

Film and TV productions will get some incentives to shoot in Miami-Dade County. A stop-gap county-based program hopes to plug some of the hole created by the state’s refusal to implement its own Florida-wide benefits.

Gov. Rick Scott spent the past week touting the state's move ahead of Texas in the overall number of passengers boarding airplanes.

While many large commercial airports in Florida have been steadily climbing, the vault to second in the nation in 2016 came with growth predominantly at facilities in Central and South Florida.

Delray Beach, Florida-based wedding gown retailer Alfred Angelo filed for bankruptcy and shut all of its stores Thursday, including the one on Atlantic Boulevard in Jacksonville.

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