August 2020 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue



Best Foote Forward

Best Foote Forward

Seemingly about to derail three years ago, CSX is leading a transformation of how America's railroads are run. Can it ride the rails to growth?

Economic Backbone

Signs of Distress

COVID-19 is posing mental health challenges for parents, children and professionals.

Side Effect

Coronavirus is causing a rare illness in children.

Flurry of Activity

Wolfson moves toward phase two of its expansion.

Flu Failure

An effort to expand flu vaccinations dies in the Senate

Telehealth Surge

Nemours saw a big rise in video visits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Growing Up Fast

Ascension's children's hospital is on a growth spurt.

Streamlined Screening

Winnie Palmer Hospital's new process shaves about two weeks off newborn test results.


Up Front
Focused on the Future

Whether we like it or not, the Zoom, Microsoft Teams and GotoWebinar craze is upon us.

Steve Yerrid

"You leave a little piece of your soul inside the courtroom after every case."  

Editor's Page
What Now?

Ultimately, defeating racism depends on equalizing economic opportunity.

Best Companies

Best Companies to Work For in Florida

Florida's Best Companies to Work For

The pandemic forced firms to reconsider how they do business. Here's how some of the Best Companies to work for are handling the outbreak.

Executive MBAs
Breaking the Mold

This year's cohort of students highlights the diversity at EMBA programs at Florida universities.

Essential Business

Florida lobbyists find themselves busier than ever, even amid a pandemic.

Message Maven

Sarah Bascom has made a name in Tallahassee by coupling aggressive advocacy with a modest, low-key style.

Around the State

Cargo Delivery Alternative

Reef Technology and DHL team up to deliver packages via electric cargo bikes.

Safety Equipment Tracker

Aerosens automates safety-equipment tracking aboard airplanes.


Tervis has put it's 12.5 acre campus up for sale.

Moon Mining

Philip Metzger and his team have come up with a method to extract lunar ice from the moon.

Direct Access

Jax NAP has added Seaborn Networks as one of its more than 130 tenants

Navigating Aircraft Requirements

Coflyt's pilot assistance software aims to replace paper logs.

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Florida Business News

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    Florida leads the nation in strict building codes, and the decades of hard work have paid off in the increasing number of homes and buildings that survive each time a hurricane slashes the state. But all those hard-won gains have been undermined by the explosion of growth along the coast.

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  • Enterprise Florida exiting

    The doors are ready to close on Enterprise Florida, the business-recruitment agency long targeted by state House leaders.

  • Seeking protection

    Three activist groups served notice to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that they intend to sue to force the agency to invoke Endangered Species Act protection for the ghost orchid.

  • State jobless claims decrease

    An estimated 5,155 first-time jobless claims were filed in Florida last week, a decrease from the previous week and below the average for the year.

Florida News Releases

Florida Trend Video Pick

Radioactive roads? Florida has yet to submit application to EPA to start testing
Radioactive roads? Florida has yet to submit application to EPA to start testing

It appears no steps have been taken to begin testing whether slightly radioactive waste from fertilizer production can be repurposed for Florida road construction projects.

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