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Florida 2nd Best State For Business in 2012

Chief Executive.net, May 2, 2012
Florida ranked second among best states for business in Chief Executive Magazine's annual Best & Worst States Survey. The Survey measures the sentiment of CEOs on business conditions around the nation. This year, 650 CEOs from across the country evaluated the states on issues like regulations, tax policies, workforce quality, educational resources and quality of living and infrastructure.

General Inspects VA Clinic Site in Cape Coral, Announces Training Site Plan

News-Press, April 26, 2012
Cape Coral may become home to a rotating contingent of Army Reserve medical personnel once the new Veterans Affairs Clinic opens. "I’ll tell you, the VA clinic is probably one of the most beautiful VA centers I’ve seen,” Kasulke said at the Iwo Jima Memorial at Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve. “This would be a wonderful opportunity to have a place where some of my medical reservists can get trained and keep fresh on their medical skills.”

Army Reserve Major General to Visit Cape Coral

The Cape Coral Breeze, April 24, 2012
Maj. Gen. Robert Kasulke, the commanding general of the Army Reserve Medical Command, will be the keynote speaker for the Reserve Officers of America's annual convention Saturday. In the days leading up to the event, he will visit with City officials.

CEO Emeritus: Wicked Opportunity

Gulf Coast Business Review, April 19, 2012
Business advice, based on the experinece of JoAnn Elardo, who recently started Cape Spirits after retiring to Cape Coral. Previously, Elardo built and later sold a hugely successful business selling athletic shoes in Eastern Europe.

Army Purchases Cape Coral Property

News-Press, March 6, 2012
The U.S.Army bought 15 acres in the north Cape Coral Veterans Investment Zone (VIZ) for a training center expected to bring 300 reservists to the city each year and stimulate the local economy.

Cape Complex Comeback

News-Press, February 29, 2012
Cape Coral industrial complex is open for business and attracting new tennants.

City Partners with Waste-Pro

News-Press, February 21, 2012
The City of Cape Coral partners with Waste-Pro to keep track of existing businesses.

The Cape is back!

Gulf Coast Business Review February 16, 2012. Cape Coral, Florida can now boast obvious economic recovery.

City Launches “Capecast Audio 20” Regular Audio Podcast

On January 6, 2012, the City of Cape Coral has launched its new audio podcast program, featuring an interview with Economic Development Director Dana Brunett. “Capecast Audio 20” will be regular 20-minute programs, hosted by the City’s Public Information Director Connie Barron.