October 2023 Contents

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Towering Uncertainty

Towering Uncertainty

Over 2 million Floridians live in condos subject to a reinspection law passed in the wake of the Champlain Towers South collapse. The price of keeping safe might cost some their homes.

Out with the Old

Years before the collapse of Champlain Towers South, developers of luxury condos were zeroing in on aging towers in prime locations.

Making Connections

Robert Marcos' company designs and customizes smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices to serve the needs of a range of industries.

Economic Backbone

Breast Cancer
Tackling Cancer

Jacksonville's first female mayor is a three-time cancer survivor. She assists others battling the disease through her foundation and made health equity a top priority as mayor.

Promising Access

The Promise Fund non-profit has a patient navigator model that matches patients with personal health care advocates.

Strenghthening Couples

A USF study aims to support relationships between Latina breast cancer survivors and their partners.

Navigating Breast Cancer

Breast cancer mortality rates in Florida have fallen by nearly 45% over the past two decades.

Stepping Up

Fewer than 10% of adult patients with cancer participate in oncology treatment trials.

Collateral Damage

Breast cancer treatment can take a toll on the heart. Florida clinicians and researchers are focused on ways to mitigate the threat.


Up Front
Continuing to Deliver on Florida's Workforce Needs

A large solution to Florida’s workforce needs can be found through its 28 state colleges.

Willy Chirino

"When I was 8-years old, I knew every Glenn Miller song."

Editor's Page
Through the Grapevine

Lori Halbert and Jason Steele see a kinder way forward, for people and the planet.


Messi Magic

Messi Magic

Lionel Messi has sparked a one-man economic and cultural wave since joining Inter Miami. With World Cup games coming to Miami in 2026, Messi Mania is just getting started.

Future Workforce
Learning Differently

At Beacon College in Leesburg, students navigate learning differences and disabilities to earn a college degree and prepare for a career.

Making Progess

Florida’s manufacturing sector can create outsized impact on the economy as goods flow from facilities to market.

Workforce Solutions
Florida State Colleges

Members of the Florida College System put students to work with the help of industry partners and a focus on the power of immediate job preparation.

Around the State

Fantasy Fest

"Uniforms and Unicors" salutes the bicentennial of the establishment of both Monroe County and Key West's naval base.

MIA Facelift

Miami-Dade County commissioners approved two major projects that will renovate key airport infrastructure.

Sewage Fuels Brown Tide

A recent FAU study added to evidence that the root cause of Indian River Lagoon nitrogen pollution is homeowners' septic systems.

Soaring Demand

Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties has never been so busy.

Tracking Close Encounters

Reserchers have developed a new way to count and analyze encounters between drones and airplanes.

Rolling in Dough

Veronica Anderson's baking side hustle turned into a brick-and-mortar business.

A Bridge Too Far

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that Skanska was negligent in its Hurricane Sally response.

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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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