MIRAMAR, FL—Containerized shipping companySeaLand will establish its corporate headquartersat the Huntington Center here.


Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced SeaLand'scorporate headquarters deal on Friday that will create 65 jobs. Ahost of state agencies and civic organizations worked on the deal including EnterpriseFlorida, the Florida Department of EconomicOpportunity, CareerSource Florida, theGreater Fort Lauderdale Alliance andBroward County.


Maersk Line, the world's leading oceantransportation company and a unit of the A.P. Moller-MaerskGroup, announced the formation of regional containerizedshipping company SeaLand in January 2014.


“SeaLand's 13,000 square foot headquarters in Miramar atMetLife's Huntington Centre is a highly significant leasing deal interms of economic impact,” said Taylor &Mathis director of leasing, Donna Korn.“The company will be an outstanding asset to Broward County.” Korn,along with Jennifer Gemma of Taylor & Mathis,brokered the lease transaction on behalf of building ownerMetLife.


Sealand CEO Craig Mygatt CEO says of itsnew headquarters space, “We are excited to base our headquarters inMiramar, Florida. The SeaLand headquarters will act as the main hubfor our business, which spans throughout North, Central and SouthAmerica, and the Caribbean. This location is ideal for ouroperation and will serve us well as we focus on deliveringworld-class shipping service for all of our customers throughoutthis vital region of the world. We believe Florida offers greatopportunities for our team and their families.”

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