Brevard Business News

Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast Honors McInnish, De Freese During Annual Meeting

During the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast 2022/2023 Annual Meeting on February 1,  the EDC awarded the Thomas E. Gamble Excellence in Education for Economic Development Award to William McInnish, Brevard Career Technical Education instructor at Eau Gallie High School; and the EDC Volunteer of the Year award to Dr. Duane E. De Freese, Executive Director of the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program. […]

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PETER CRANIS: Hotel Room Night Demand on the Space Coast Hits Record 2.68 Million in 2022

PETER CRANIS: The STR report from December came in a few weeks ago and it showed that we have hit some all-time highs in 2022. Average Daily Rate (ADR) came in at $136 which was a new high. This is 15.5% growth over 2019. Also, while Occupancy came very close to 2019 at 69%, the combination of ADR and Occupancy to form RevPAR (Revenue Per Available Room) also hit a new high of $94 which was 14.7% growth since 2019. […]

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Rep. Tyler Sirois Nixes Senate Run, Will Seek Reelection to District 31 State House in 2024

Florida State District 31 Rep. Tyler Sirois announced he will seek reelection in 2024 to his house seat instead of taking on Rep. Randy Fine for the District 19 State Senate seat now held by Debbie Mayfield. Mayfield is not eligible for reelection in 2024 due to term limits and Fine is currently serving his final two-year term as a state representative. […]