OLD COURTHOUSE CLOSES ON FRI., MAY 18

Just wondering what everybody’s thoughts are on the new courthouse…..here’s some interesting facts about it’s construction. TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET: The entire courthouse program budget is set by ordinance at $350 million. This figure includes $64.3 million spent to-date on property acquisition, utility relocation, and previous project efforts. The budget covers expenditures for the unified court […]

Attention Florida Construction Contractors: New forms and new rules!

I attended the monthly CILB Board meeting last week in Tampa where it was announced that a major overhaul of the contractor application forms is now complete. New applications are now in place, along with new rules and financial requirements that will affect contractors moving a license, qualifying another company, or anyone applying for a […]

Florida Division of Regulation

The Division of Regulation is the enforcement authority for the professional boards and programs. It monitors those professions and related businesses to ensure that the laws, rules and standards set by the Legislature and professional boards are followed. This is accomplished by proactively monitoring the professionals and related businesses; investigating complaints of wrongdoing; utilizing compliance […]

Florida construction jobs nearly at bottom, economist says

Posted: 03/25/2012 Marcia Heroux Pounds, Sun Sentinel Employment in Florida’s construction industry has been bad, but last year it got worse. The state lost the most construction jobs, 20,700, of any state in the nation, bringing industry jobs in Florida down to 307,800 in January, according to an Associated General Contractors of America report. The […]