October 21, 2020
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Industry-leading company will manage worldwide projects from Florida location
SANTIAGO, CHILE (May 23, 2013)– Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Crystal Lagoons Corporation will establish its corporate headquarters in Miami. The Governor met with company officials this week while leading a trade mission to Chile.
Governor Scott said, “This is another great announcement for Florida families. In addition to adding new jobs to our economy, Crystal Lagoons brings their industry-leading innovation to our state. Florida’s business climate continues to bring new, cutting-edge technology to our state, creating thousands of jobs every month. Our unemployment rate continues to drop and more than 330,000 private-sector jobs have been added since I took office. Our policies to attract new and expanding companies to the Sunshine State are working.”
Crystal Lagoons offers an innovative technology that enables the economically viable development of giant crystalline lagoons suitable for swimming and water sports. The company has a portfolio of 250 projects in different stages of development, with locations on five continents and in more than 50 countries.
Kevin Morgan, CEO of Crystal Lagoons said, “We view Florida as one of the strongest real estate and tourism states in the country. Crystal Lagoons has an extraordinary potential both in Florida and the USA, and has installed its headquarters in Miami aiming to satisfy the high demand from American developers.”
Secretary of Commerce and President and CEO of Enterprise Florida Gray Swoope said, “Florida is not only a top tourism destination, but also a popular destination for international business investment. Attracted by its large and booming economy, stable business environment, and international workforce, new business investments from around the world pour into Florida every year, making it one of the top U.S. destinations for foreign direct investment. The announcement by Crystal Lagoons is important to the Florida economy and our job creation objectives for the state.
Florida has a number of strengths to leverage foreign direct investment including one of the fastest growing international economies, great air and seaport infrastructures, as well as a large and well qualified multicultural workforce. We look forward to making more announcements like this.”