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Articles written by Kevin Kieft

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 By Kevin Kieft    Business

A Strategy, a Plan, a Dream - Downtown

Downtowns are the heart of a town. To devote time, money, energy and dedication to a city's downtown is to embrace its essence. Therefore, it was with great enthusiasm that we at... — Updated 10/30/2019

 By Kevin Kieft    Business

Primed for the Future

If you've been keeping an eye on economic trends lately, you may have noticed that Florida has been shining bright on the national and international stage. Our state's profile has... — Updated 9/17/2019

 By Kevin Kieft    Business

Investing in the Workforce

A significant agreement was forged in July between Polk State College and Florida Polytechnic University. The arrangement establishes the first academic pathway for students to go... — Updated 8/7/2019

 By Kevin Kieft    Business

The Road to Tomorrow

A recent article in Business Facilities called Florida an "economic super-state," praising the way our state "excels at getting people, products and services anywhere." The article... — Updated 7/11/2019

 By Kevin Kieft    Business

Born from the Basics

I like to think of myself as an optimist. This is especially true in this column space, where I share the progress and victories of the Lake Wales Area Economic Development... — Updated 6/12/2019

 By Kevin Kieft    Business

Real Estate Professionals are 'Unsung Heroes' in Economic Development

I've said it often and focused on it previously in this column space, but it bears repeating: Economic development - successful and robust economic development - really is a team... — Updated 5/8/2019

 By Kevin Kieft    Business

Recent News About East Polk Transportation Improvements Has Us Encouraged

If we at the Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Council were to survey people who travel through and around greater Lake Wales, I think we would be hard... — Updated 3/11/2019

 By Kevin Kieft    Business

Bullish Economy Trickling Down

Bullish is the still the word - and the outlook - for the U.S. economy, and its net positive trickle-down effects at the state, regional, and local levels can't be ignored. That's... — Updated 2/20/2019


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