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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's state of the city address - Orlando Business Journal

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 15:50 -- rprice

In his address, Dyer pointed to everything the city has accomplished in the last year — including drawing a record 62 million visitors, opening the arts center, rebuilding the Orlando Citrus Bowl, the launch of SunRail, attracting major employers like Red Lobster Seafood Co. to downtown and the U.S. Tennis Association to Lake Nona, and starting plans for a new University of Central Florida/Valencia College campus in downtown. Orlando startups Code School LLC and Pentaho Corp. sold for more than $600 million combined. Read about the Code School sale and the Pentaho sale in OBJ’s previous stories. Church Street Exchange in downtown Orlando has gone from vacant to 70 percent leased in one year, featuring 70 startups.