As a hub for aircraft support in the United States, Florida hosts a dizzying array of specialist maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) companies. 

Fort Lauderdale-based Aviation Inflatables has been in the business of aircraft emergency equipment since 2004, and its business really took off with contracts from JetBlue and Delta Air Lines in 2010 and 2011. Quick growth thereafter pushed the company into a scattering of facilities, but in late 2016 it consolidated at its present location in Greater Fort Lauderdale.

Such a big move obviously presented challenges, so Aviation Inflatables called on the local economic development body to help speed things up.  Read the full case study to learn how the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance supported Aviation Inflatables move, and the benefits the company is reaping today.