Manufacturer Relocates to Indian River County

Manufacturer Relocates to Indian River County Board of County Commissioners Approve Jobs Grant Incentive The Indian River County Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Office is pleased to announce that Kessel Medical, Inc. was approved for the county’s Local Jobs Grant incentive. Kessel Medical is a medical device manufacturer that relocated to Vero Beach from Atlanta […]

A Day’s Journey: self-discovery and personal growth workshop

A Day’s Journey: self-discovery and personal growth workshop     Self-discovery doesn’t require you to reinvent yourself (unless you want to). You can simply desire to understand yourself better. We all question who we truly are at some point on our journey. Life gets busy, we get distracted with our goals and “to do’s”, raising […]

Data speaks volumes first free workshop/webinar of Marcia Salmon fall series

Data speaks volumes first free workshop/webinar of Marcia Salmon 2022 fall series   Presenter: Marcia Salmon MBA, MSc Grants Coordinator/Consultant, former professor Bringing stimulating and dynamic grant development workshops to the Treasure Coast and beyond! Our goal is to coach prospective and newly formed nonprofits executives and staff to methodically navigate the steps throughout the […]

City of Fort Pierce receives $2.7 million state infrastructure grant

City of Fort Pierce receives $2.7 million state infrastructure grant   Governor Ron DeSantis presented the City of Fort Pierce with a $2.7 million Florida Job Growth Grant on Aug. 30. The grant will help fund infrastructure improvements in the city’s historic downtown. The improvements to critical infrastructure include water, wastewater, electric, fiber, natural gas, […]

Old Evinrude Site in Stuart revived with incoming Atlantic Point Marina

Old Evinrude Site in Stuart revived with incoming Atlantic Point Marina     The marine industry is one of Martin County’s “Hubs of Excellence” and vital to its history and economic strength. A new marina was proposed for downtown Stuart to replace the inactive site that was once a bustling hub of somewhat mysterious marine […]

Construction begins for Cheney Brothers distribution center

Construction begins for Cheney Brothers distribution center     Cheney Brothers, Inc. broke ground April 20 on its distribution center and food service warehouse in Legacy Park at Tradition. The first phase of the family-owned Florida broadline food distributor’s facility will be a 367,427-square-foot warehouse with refrigeration and freezer space, test kitchen, ancillary offices, 46 […]

Interstate Commerce Center receives site plan approval

Interstate Commerce Center Receives Site Plan Approval     The Fort Pierce City Commission on Feb. 7 unanimously approved the site plan for Interstate Commerce Center (ICC), a 207,458-gross-square-foot Class-A warehouse building that will front Interstate 95 south of Okeechobee Road on 12.7 acres. This milestone represents the final land use approval required for JBL […]

Legacy Park/FedEx Ground project receiving national attention

Legacy Park/FedEx Ground project receiving national attention   The Sansone Group’s 425-acre development in Port St. Lucie, Legacy Park at Tradition, is receiving national and regional recognition. The Class-A industrial park is currently home to a FedEx Ground 245,000-square-foot regional sortation center, a 220,000-square-foot Amazon delivery station is anticipated to open this fall, a 327,427-square-foot […]

Youth Guidance Receives New Roof from John’s Island Foundation, Individual Donors

Youth Guidance Receives New Roof from John’s Island Foundation, Individual Donors   Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy has a new roof just in time for the new year thanks to the generosity of the local community. Funding for the roof replacement was provided by a generous $75,000 grant from the John’s Island Foundation, a matching donation […]

Legacy Park at Tradition

St. Lucie County undergoing tremendous building boom along commercial corridors

Plentiful land for large-footprint distribution facilities is powering the growth

Port of Fort Pierce

St. Lucie County launches Port of Fort Pierce master plan update

The central question facing St. Lucie County as it updates the Port of Fort Pierce master plan is how the port will handle future economic and social opportunities.

King’s Landing project

Massive residential, retail complex could transform downtown Fort Pierce

The 7.2 acres between Indian River Drive and Second Street in downtown Fort Pierce that formerly housed the H.D. King electric plant could be transformed into an $85 million development featuring a hotel, townhomes, condominiums, retail and office space.

The decommissioned Vero electric plant is on the left

Desirable undeveloped tract of land could decide Vero Beach future

While the City of Vero Beach is primarily built out, three highly visible properties are becoming available and the future of Vero Beach itself may depend on how they are developed.

Kicking off the New Year at the Kaleidoscope Opening Party

Kicking off the New Year at the Kaleidoscope Opening Party   There was no sign of post-holiday blues at the opening reception for Kaleidoscope, Martin Artisan Guild’s first exhibit of the year. A celebratory crowd was on hand at the Palm Room Art Gallery and Artisans Boutique, located at 3746 SE Ocean Boulevard in Harbour […]

MCTA Holds Annual Meeting

MCTA Holds Annual Meeting When the members of the Martin County Taxpayers Association (MCTA) gather for their annual fundraising dinner, it’s with a great sense of history. Founded in January 15, 1950, it is the oldest taxpayers’ association in the state of Florida. On January 10, 2023, more than one hundred attendees gathered at Monarch Country […]

Coffee with a grant writer

Coffee with a grant writer Are you looking to find more information out about grant writing?! Then you’ve come to the right spot! As part of a recurring series we’re sponsoring with the Community Foundation Martin St. Lucie, we’re hosting professional grant writer Jodi Riley, on Feb. 10 at 9 a.m. Come and join the local conversation on […]

Cigarette buts are the number one form of litter

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HANDS Clinic of St. Lucie County Launches Mobile Healthcare Van

HANDS Clinic of St. Lucie County Launches Mobile Healthcare Van The HANDS Clinic of St. Lucie County is taking free health care on the road. A mobile van, called Health on Wheels, has been outfitted as a primary care office that can bring staff and equipment to vulnerable neighborhoods in St. Lucie County. “We know […]

Commissioners Seek Consumer Representative Applications for Board of Examiners of Contractors

Commissioners Seek Consumer Representative Applications for Board of Examiners of Contractors  

IRSC’s Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex Named Best in Florida

IRSC’s Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex Named Best in Florida The Indian River State College (IRSC) Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex was distinguished as the Best in Florida during the 2022 Fire Service Awards, held in the Senate Chamber at the Florida Capitol. The award program recognized Florida’s firefighting community for its outstanding […]

Treasure Coast Business News January 31, 2023

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*  Volunteer tax assistance available for St. Lucie County residents    Trained volunteers with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will be providing free tax preparation assistance at three locations throughout St. Lucie County starting in February.  VITA sites offer free tax filing assistance to residents making less than $60,000 per year. Assistance […]

Treasure Coast Business News January 24, 2023

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* St. Lucie County Commissioners schedule interviews for six finalists for the administrator job   A Day’s Journey: self-discovery and personal growth workshop offered   City of Fort Pierce Commissioners seek Consumer Representative Applications for Board of Examiners of Contractors   The Fort Pierce City Commission is seeking civic-minded Fort Pierce residents to serve […]

The Source receives generous donation to Dignity Village

The Source receives generous donation to Dignity Village The Fred Griffin Legacy Fund, overseen by Mr. Griffin’s wife Susanne Chesser, seeks to distribute impactful financial grants to select Christian non-profit ministries who proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Their heart is to serve the needs of others, while using Fred’s legacy of generous giving to […]