1.5 Million Veterans in Florida – 3rd largest population in the U.S. Florida Military & Defense Economic Impact Summary, 2022
21 Military bases in Florida Militarybases.com
107k+ Active-duty service members in Florida - 5th largest population in the U.S. Governing.com, 2021

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Florida’s Talent Ecosystem: The Driving Force Behind Its Business Boom

How a robust educational ecosystem, pro-business tax policies and increasing job opportunities have made the Sunshine State a magnet for companies in search of a solid pipeline.
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Florida: An Energy Haven For Companies Amidst Strained Capacities

As temperatures rise and costs from extreme weather events soar, companies are putting down roots in a state that prioritizes energy independence, innovation and reliability.
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Florida Ranked No. 2 State to Start a Business

SimplifyLLC analyzed seven metrics to identify the best and worst states to launch a business in 2024, including job creation, consumer spending, inflation, business growth and performance, corporate taxes, and whether educated workers are more likely to move in or out of the state.
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Florida is No. 1 for Talent Attraction

Florida repeats as the No. 1 state for talent attraction in the latest Lightcast 2023 talent attraction scorecard. Each year, Lightcast takes a deep dive into their data and examines the talent attraction landscape across the US.
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