May 2019 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue


5G Technology

5G Connectivity

Not So Fast ...

Superfast 5G connectivity is coming to Florida. But don't hold your breath.

Local Issues
Control, Revenue Aesthetics

In 2017, the Legislature ordered cities and counties to open their utility poles to wireless carriers...

A Payday — for Years to Come

Companies building the infrastructure for 5G technology are ramping up hiring.

Now Boarding

An airline company makes a big play to get into the resort business.


$2,000 for a pair of old sneakers? Welcome to the billion-dollar resale market in athletic footwear.


Up Front
Investing in Florida

In the blink of an eye, my wife, Jessica, and I are soon to be empty-nesters. Just as we’ve invested in our children, Florida needs to continue to invest in not only its airports and seaports, but its educational infrastructure as well.

Mike Owen

“The good news is the public supports conservation. The bad news is we're loving Florida to death.”

Editor's Page
Off the Street

Kudos to Broward County's business and government leaders for taking on homelessness.

Around the State

Voice of Experience

Seraphic Fire's mission: High-quality performances with cultural significance.

Crafting a Business

Navroze Mehta sells Indian goods in about 5,000 stores in the U.S.

The Depths of the Lungs

Flexible robotic endoscope deployed to aid the search for cancerous areas in lungs.


Thinking Outside the 'Box'

Thinking Outside the 'Box'

Around Florida, distinctive neighborhoods are prospering - but economic success brings challenges to the neighborhoods' character.

Double Trucks

Florida is center stage in a push by the trucking industry for rule changes that would allow longer twin trailers.

Cargo Boom

Tampa's growing ports lands two more major shipping deals.

Wrong Turn

The next CEO of Orlando's bus system will face the same problem as predecessors.

Gate Space

Jacksonville plans a thrid concourse to handle airport growth.

Stepping off the Gas

FSU is ditching gas-powered buses.


Miami International's certification gives it a leg up on temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical cargo.

Big Plans

The Port of Fort Pierce, a laggard among ports, targets the megayacht industry as it transforms itself.



Full Sail's Fortress can accommodate up to 500 spectators.

Low-Energy Development

The PARC group has begone developing "eTown."

Video Messaging

A Pensacola company taps the growing video brochure market

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Florida Business News

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Florida Trend Video Pick

FloridaCommerce responds to questions about management of Rebuild Florida program
FloridaCommerce responds to questions about management of Rebuild Florida program

Reporter Jennifer Titus sits down with FloridaCommerce Secretary Alex Kelly and Office of Long-Term Resiliency Director Justin Domer.


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