March 2016 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue

FEATURES

Economic Sectors

A Day in the Working Life of Florida

A day in the working life of Florida

Florida Trend looked at the main economic sectors that drive Florida's economy -- how many jobs they account for and how much gross domestic product each sector generates.

Trendlines

Up Front - Publisher's Column
Boundless Florida

Metro Orlando is thriving, and the March issue of Florida Trend highlights all the exciting developments there, as well as changes in MBA programs statewide.

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Frank Morsani

"I've had about 30 dealerships. We never sold Chevrolet or Cadillac. I think everything else, we sold. It didn't make any difference. Iron is iron. We were selling iron."

Florida Originals
Lost and found

A passage in a book leads Vickie Oldham to uncover a haven for former slaves.

Dining
Hi, noon: Brunch options are expanding

Brunch has become the meal that ate the entire weekend, Saturday as well as Sunday.

OF COUNSEL
Running the numbers

More lawyers are using analytics to gain an edge.

Tallahassee Trend
SCOF Contenders

Coming soon: Gov. Scott's first appointment to the Florida Supreme Court.

Editor's Page
Virtues: Saving, investing and millennials

Young people tend to be targeted mostly with messages encouraging consumption and debt.

Community Portrait

Metro Orlando

Metro Orlando

The region — encompassing the 2.3 million residents of Orange County and neighboring Lake, Seminole and Osceola counties — is under construction. Facts, figures and other details about metro Orlando.

Economic Backbone

A spotlight on MBA programs in Florida

Across Florida, universities are rolling out a variety of MBA programs to attract working professionals who see the value in the degree.

MBA programs in Florida

Around the State

Statewide
Land man

Florida ranches, farms and groves are attracting interest from foreign and institutional investors, says one of the state's leading land brokers..

Miami
Miami-Dade's biggest economic engine

A look at the economic impact of Miami International Airport — by the numbers.

Southeast
Lantana's on the road to recovery

Plans for an old hospital help tiny Lantana in Palm Beach County.

Southwest
Crossing Tampa Bay

The bay area looks to ferry service as part of its transporation picture.

Central
Measure of security

Orlando's theme parks move to thwart terrorist attacks.

Northeast
TaboLap makes work on the go easier

Lien Hoang has created TaboLap, a dual-function laptop bag with a non-slip, table-like structure and two retractable shelves

Northwest
Unchained: Mexico Beach rejects multi-million-dollar hotel

Mexico Beach's vote on a proposed hotel makes a statement.

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Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Depression Nine forms in the Caribbean; Florida in the cone
Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Depression Nine forms in the Caribbean; Florida in the cone

Tropical Depression Nine has developed in the central Caribbean. The depression is expected to reach tropical storm strength and even hurricane strength by early next week. The NHC has placed Florida in the system's cone of uncertainty.

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