The good news is: You are not alone. By the end of 2020, the U.S. would process a record 4.4 million new business applications to be quickly followed by a record 5.4 million new business applications in 2021. And through it all, Florida remained at the forefront. Between January 2021 and 2022, the Sunshine State accounted for 683,680 of all new business applications filed nationwide, soundly beating its nearest competitors.
Your guide covering the documents and registrations required by the Florida Division of Corporations.
- Judge gives final approval to ‘remarkable’ $1 billion Surfside settlement
One day before the one-year anniversary of the Surfside condominium collapse that killed 98 people, a judge gave final approval to a $1 billion settlement of the second-largest class-action lawsuit in Florida history.
Business Beat - Week of June 24th
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- State of the market: Sales slow, prices rise as real estate market starts to shift
Closed sales have gone down in Florida, with more inventory coming back to the market, signaling a potential shift in what has been a two-year housing boom.
- Ken Griffin moving hedge fund headquarters from Chicago to Miami
Citadel, the $51 billion hedge fund founded by Ken Griffin, is moving its global headquarters to Miami from Chicago.
- Darden Restaurants raises prices but keeps hikes below inflation rate
It’s costing diners more to eat at Olive Garden and other Darden Restaurants chains, but the Orlando-based company says it’s not raising prices to match inflation completely.