Former Florida Congressman Patrick Murphy is leading the way in the union between construction and artificial intelligence. After two consecutive terms in the house of representatives, Murphy returned to Miami’s private industry and founded Togal.AI. The tech startup uses deep machine learning to automatically measure project spaces in seconds, saving days of manual human labor.
2. opens in a new windowHealthcare hubbub: Orlando’s hub status reaffirmed with new expansions, pharmacy clinics
Orlando’s climb to a regional healthcare hub received another boost early last week as retail giant Walmart announced it would expand its healthcare clinic offerings and hire doctors and dentists across the metro Orlando area for its Walmart Health clinic concept.
3. opens in a new windowIda’s destruction highlights Philadelphia’s need for the infrastructure bill
As the floodwaters settle on the Northeast coast and cities assess the damage from Hurricane Ida, the pending federal infrastructure bill could be the solution for cities like Philadelphia to make infrastructure improvements and be better prepared to face future disasters.
The growth of metro Atlanta has been well documented, but there are a few projects that will look to define the future of the region and stand as symbols of the continued progress. Local economic development leaders discussed with Invest: some of the most significant projects underway in the region at this time.
Skilled labor shortages continue to be a nationwide challenge that has been exacerbated by the reopening of the national economy. Through innovative partnerships and collaborations with the private sector, higher education institutions in Raleigh-Durham are now focusing on training and retooling adult learners as a way to mitigate this issue.