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					2010-2015 Statewide Strategic Plan for
       Economic Development

     Update on Planning Process

           John A. Adams, Jr.
           Statewide Strategic Plan:
          “Roadmap to Florida’s Future”

•   Build world-class talent
•   Ensure business climate competitiveness
•   Promote sustainable development
•   Invest in Florida’s innovation economy
•   Enhance state as pre-eminent global hub
•   Accelerate economic diversification
On–Line Survey
-- 300 +

10 Regional Forums
-- over 1500 attendees
-- on-line discussion
boards

State and EFI Board
Roundtables
                 World Class Talent
                                  Priority relevant to Florida's
  Progress over past 3 years?
                                             future?
  Some, Moderate, or
                           62%   Agree or Strongly Agree      96%
  Significant Progress
  No Progress or Lost             Disagree or Strongly
                           29%                                3%
         Ground                        Disagree


 Education – world-class, all levels, seamless
 Technical/workforce supply chain
 Niche area: STEM
                           Innovation
                                   Priority relevant to Florida's
    Progress over past 3 years?
                                              future?
    Some, Moderate, or
                             53%   Agree or Strongly Agree     95%
    Significant Progress
    No Progress or Lost             Disagree or Strongly
                             38%                               5%
           Ground                        Disagree

 Central focus for diversification/ future growth
 Entrepreneurship
 Link higher education to economic development
 Expanded incentive toolkit for innovation
                    Global Economy
                                 Priority relevant to Florida's
  Progress over past 3 years?
                                            future?
  Some, Moderate, or
                           54%   Agree or Strongly Agree     87%
  Significant Progress
  No Progress or Lost             Disagree or Strongly
                           44%                               13%
         Ground                        Disagree

 Changing global landscape, increased competition
 Expand focus to new emerging markets (BRICs)
 Enhanced foundations: Multimodal infrastructure,
  language skills
                  Business Climate
                                Priority relevant to Florida's
 Progress over past 3 years?
                                           future?
 Some, Moderate, or
                          55%   Agree or Strongly Agree     95%
 Significant Progress
 No Progress or Lost             Disagree or Strongly
                          37%                               5%
        Ground                        Disagree


 Predictable business costs
 Streamlined regulatory environment
 Small business
            Sustainable Development
                                  Priority relevant to Florida's
   Progress over past 3 years?
                                             future?
   Some, Moderate, or
                            48%   Agree or Strongly Agree     98%
   Significant Progress
   No Progress or Lost             Disagree or Strongly
                            49%                               3%
          Ground                        Disagree


 Growth leadership linked to infrastructure
 New needs: water, energy, public transit, broadband,
 cultural amenities
                         Diversification
                                   Priority relevant to Florida's
  Progress over past 3 years?
                                              future?
  Some, Moderate, or
                            54%    Agree or Strongly Agree     98%
  Significant Progress
  No Progress or Lost               Disagree or Strongly
                            42%                                3%
         Ground                          Disagree


 Continued investments in clusters - persistence
 Emerging technologies/opportunities
 Regionalism / mega-regionalism
          www.eflorida.com/roadmap
    Regional Forum Highlights and Discussion
                   Boards
                  Next steps
    • Synthesis, research, plan development
     • EFI Board approval: November 2009
• Delivery to Governor and Legislative Leaders: by
                 January 1, 2010
TARGETED SECTORS




    - The competitive edge -
       TARGETED SECTORS
•   Aviation/Aerospace
•   Clean Energy
•   Emerging Technologies
•   Financial Professional Services
•   Headquarters
•   Homeland Security/Defense
•   Information Technology
•   Life Sciences
•   Manufacturing
       BANNER CENTERS

 Florida State College at        Jacksonville   Aviation & Aerospace
  Jacksonville
 Lake City Community College     Lake City      Logistics & Distribution

 University of Florida           Gainesville    Biotechnology
 Indian River State College      Fort Pierce    Energy
 University of Central Florida   Orlando        Alternative Energy

 Seminole Community College      Heathrow       Digital Media

 Polk State College              Winter Haven   Manufacturing
 Indian River College            Fort Pierce    Homeland Security &
                                                 Defense
SITE SELECTION FACTORS: CORPORATE SURVEY
   1.   Highway accessibility
   2.   Labor costs
   3.   Occupancy and construction costs
   4.   Tax exemptions
   5.   Energy availability and costs
   6.   Availability of skilled labor
   7.   State and local incentives
   8.   Corporate tax rate
   9.   Low union profile
  10.   Available land
                               Source: Area Development , March 2009
STATEWIDE COMPETITIVE CHALLENGES

 1.   Availability of workforce – talent*
 2.   Access to capital
 3.   Incentives
 4.   Electrical costs
 5.   Insurance

                    *Trained with specific skill sets –not cost
                      Local issues: permitting, available land & cost

				
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