Category Archives: Polk Vision

Polk County Sits in the middle of Florida’s Super Region

Tremendous article on Polk County, Florida as “Florida’s Powerhouse Center for Ecommerce and Fulfillment Centers”  http://www.expansionsolutionsmagazine.com/010218_centralfl I facilitated Polk Vision in 2004. Click for a complete list of visioning communities: https://henrylukeblog.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/visioning-communities.pdf Henry Luke 1/24/2018 Advertisements

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Polk County, Florida State of the County 2017

Polk County, Florida State of the County Published April, 2017 Polk Vision web site Original 2004 Polk Vision Henry Luke 7/31/2017

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Florida’s inland ports of call

The Global State Florida’s inland ports of call Jason Garcia | 11/26/2014 Moving freight swiftly and accurately is the heart of logistics. Deciding what seaport to use typically comes down to cost — what’s the least expensive way to ship … Continue reading

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High-Speed Internet Access: Study Finds Polk County, Florida Is Stuck in Slow Lane

The county lags behind most of the state in homes with broadband usage By John Ceballos THE LEDGER Published: Monday, November 17, 2014 at 11:39 p.m. Last Modified: Monday, November 17, 2014 at 11:39 p.m. Lakeland-Winter Haven’s 66.9 percent of … Continue reading

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Former Polk Vision Executive Director Wins Race for Florida House of Representative

Florida House District 40: Colleen Burton Wins Handily Over Two Opponents MICHAEL WILSON | THE LEDGER By Rick Rousos THE LEDGER Last Modified: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:09 p.m. LAKELAND | Republican Colleen Burton comfortably beat her two opponents … Continue reading

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‘Serious interest’ from ‘Amazon-size users’ in CSX intermodal facility in Winter Haven

Oct 16, 2014, 2:56pm EDT Ashley Gurbal Kritzer Reporter-Tampa Bay Business Journal The first speculative warehouse at CSX Corp.’s Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center in Winter Haven in Polk County, Florida is expected to break ground within 30 days, adding … Continue reading

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