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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/2503761/downtown-seattle-skyline*100xx2333-2340-1373-0.jpg">The decision by United Kingdom voters to exit the European Union was roiling financial markets Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq indices down between 3 and 4 percent midday.

The historic vote could have huge implications for international investment of all kinds, but one expert says the Puget Sound region's commercial real estate market likely won't be dramatically affected by the so-called Brexit vote. The one real estate exception is the industrial market.

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Brexit means trouble for Seattle-area tech, aerospace, but not commercial real estate

The decision by United Kingdom voters to exit the European Union was roiling financial markets Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq indices down between 3 and 4 percent midday. The historic vote could have huge implications for international investment of all kinds, but one expert says the Puget Sound region’s commercial […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/4490711/howtogenerations*100xx1637-1639-0-0.jpg">Accenture Technology has released its annual Technology Vision in a presentation by Adam Burden, the company's Group Technology Officer, with the message to "put people first."

In particular, Burden touched on aspects of the changing labor market and digital ethics, among other topics, at a Tampa Bay Technology Forum event on Friday.

"We think that [artificial intelligence] has come of age, and we really need to think about how that affects our company," Burden said.

Burden, who is also the Tampa…<div>
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Accenture tech executive in Tampa urges others to ‘put people first’

Accenture Technology has released its annual Technology Vision in a presentation by Adam Burden, the company’s Group Technology Officer, with the message to “put people first.” In particular, Burden touched on aspects of the changing labor market and digital ethics, among other topics, at a Tampa Bay Technology Forum event on Friday. “We think that […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/9741842/the-alligator-c-press-association-for-british-airways*100xx1115-1115-243-0.jpg">With British tourists representing an economic impact of $1.6 billion in Pinellas County alone, local tourism officials are carefully watching what effect Brexit will have on travel and tourism in the Tampa Bay area.

"For last calendar year, we hosted 660,000 overnight visitors from the United Kingdom," said David Downing, executive director of Visit St. Pete-Clearwater, the official marketing arm for Pinellas County. In fact, not only does the UK tourist market represent 10 percent of all overnight…<div>
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Bay area tourism officials watch if Brexit will translate into decrease in British visitors (Video)

With British tourists representing an economic impact of $1.6 billion in Pinellas County alone, local tourism officials are carefully watching what effect Brexit will have on travel and tourism in the Tampa Bay area. “For last calendar year, we hosted 660,000 overnight visitors from the United Kingdom,” said David Downing, executive director of Visit St. […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/7360942/steel*100xx500-500-0-0.png">After receiving a complaint in April from U.S. Steel Corp.(NYSE: X) and other steelmakers, the International Trade Commission on Wednesday found imports of steel products from China are hurting U.S. producers.

"“United States Steel Corporation is pleased with the International Trade Commission’s affirmative decision regarding corrosion-resistant steel imports," U.S. Steel CEO Mario Longhi said in a statement. "The domestic steel industry has suffered dramatically due to the increase in unfairly…<div>
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ITC finds imports are hurting U.S. Steel, other producers

After receiving a complaint in April from U.S. Steel Corp.(NYSE: X) and other steelmakers, the International Trade Commission on Wednesday found imports of steel products from China are hurting U.S. producers. ““United States Steel Corporation is pleased with the International Trade Commission’s affirmative decision regarding corrosion-resistant steel imports,” U.S. Steel CEO Mario Longhi said in […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/6422752/jramil1*100xx1200-1200-0-75.jpg">TECO Energy CEO John Ramil is retiring effective Aug. 31, after the anticipated closing of the company's acquisition by Emera Inc. based in Nova Scotia.

“John Ramil’s outstanding leadership helped guide the company through some difficult times and brought us into this new era of strength,” said Sherrill Hudson, chair of the TECO Energy board of directors. “He had a long and impressive career at the company, and he took the business to new places.”

At just 60 years old, Ramil has been…<div>
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TECO CEO John Ramil to retire this year

TECO Energy CEO John Ramil is retiring effective Aug. 31, after the anticipated closing of the company’s acquisition by Emera Inc. based in Nova Scotia. “John Ramil’s outstanding leadership helped guide the company through some difficult times and brought us into this new era of strength,” said Sherrill Hudson, chair of the TECO Energy board […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/534611/ge-hybrid-water-heater-201306130559*100xx1597-1597-283-0.jpg">Now that GE Appliances has been acquired by Qingdao Haier, several executive moves are taking place.

GE Appliances CEO Chip Blankenship and chief technology officer Kevin Nolan have been given high-level titles at the China-based parent companies. The two will retain their titles at GE Appliances.

Haier Group is one of the world's largest appliance and electronics manufacturers. Qingdao Haier is a subsidiary of the group, which owns GE Appliances.

Blankenship has been named a senior vice president…<div>
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Leadership role changes planned for GE Appliances execs

Now that GE Appliances has been acquired by Qingdao Haier, several executive moves are taking place. GE Appliances CEO Chip Blankenship and chief technology officer Kevin Nolan have been given high-level titles at the China-based parent companies. The two will retain their titles at GE Appliances. Haier Group is one of the world’s largest appliance […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/5376351/apkarian-david-10-minute-profile-03111509*100xx2826-2826-536-0.jpg">David Apkarian said he's actively exploring buying a 3-D printing system for TransTech Systems.

The Schenectady manufacturer employs 19 people and makes a testing device that helps contractors measure the density and strength of asphalt. Apkarian, the CEO, said the 3-D printer would reduce the cost of making a faceplate for the guage to $380 from $50.

“Instead of having folks have to manufacture something out of metal, you can print it,” he said. “For someone our size that does small batch…<div>
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Why this Schenectady manufacturer is exploring 3D printing buy

David Apkarian said he’s actively exploring buying a 3-D printing system for TransTech Systems. The Schenectady manufacturer employs 19 people and makes a testing device that helps contractors measure the density and strength of asphalt. Apkarian, the CEO, said the 3-D printer would reduce the cost of making a faceplate for the guage to $380 […]

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