May 20, 2022

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Port Canaveral's cruise business is charting a record pace

More than two years after the pandemic brought cruising to a standstill, the industry is making a comeback. Roughly 741,000 passengers sailed out of Port Canaveral on multi-day cruises during the last quarter of 2021, and the port is poised to break a 4.6 million passenger record set in 2019 if the post-pandemic trajectory holds, port officials say. Read more »
Published on 5/19/2022

Fairwinds Credit Union's COO forecasts more growth ahead

Fairwinds exec Phil Tischer looks ahead. Read more »
Published on 4/20/2022

The curtain rises on the newest additions at the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center in Orlando

SPOTLIGHT Curtain Rises on Arts Center Additions The Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center has unveiled Steinmetz Hall, an “acoustically perfect” concert hall, and will debut Judson’s, a cabaret-style space, in... Read more »
Published on 4/11/2022

Infrastructure: Critical strategies Florida can implement as it grows

Florida is projected to gain 2.5 million new residents by 2030. Here's what that means for schools, roads, homes and other infrastructure needs Read more »
Published on 3/8/2022

Gateway: Deep Space Launch Complex debuts at the Kennedy Space Center this month

Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex, a 50,000-sq.-ft. attraction showcasing the future of space exploration, will debut at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex this month... Read more »
Published on 3/7/2022

Florida Power & Light and GE Digital open Microgrid Control Laboratory at UCF

Florida Power & Light and GE Digital opened the Microgrid Control Laboratory at the University of Central Florida... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

A snapshot of Florida

Industries across the state are reporting robust activity — some are surpassing pre-pandemic levels of growth. Read the full regional reports - Miami • Southeast • Southwest • Central •... Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Central Florida's economic forecast for 2022

“We have every confidence in Florida's role as the leading global enabler of a new space economy and aerospace industry. In 2022, we will continue to invest in new infrastructure throughout Florida's spaceport system, including the capability statewide to handle 100 launches a year and accommodate launch-on-demand and satellite-on-demand capacity..." Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Hospitals Around the State

Miami Hospital City Beds Top Executive Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami 1,550 Carlos Migoya Baptist Hospital of Miami Miami 838 Brian E. Keeley Mount Sinai Medical Center Miami Beach 672 Gino... Read more »
Published on 12/8/2021

Osceola County is near 'NeoCity' deal with South Korean semiconductor firm

Under an agreement approved in September, DSUS will purchase the land for $14.1 million and transform it into a 3.1 million-sq.-ft., development... Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Miami's CNB has opened a regional hq and launched BciCaptial in downtown Orlando

Headquartered in Miami, City National Bank of Florida is one of the largest banks in the state, with about $20 billion in assets... Read more »
Published on 10/27/2021

NASA manager outlines the agency's goals for deep space

Jenny Lyons recalls watching a space shuttle launch on TV with her father when she was in high school and being puzzled by scenes from the launch control center. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

UCF Lake Nona Medical Center offers incisionless brain surgery to treat Parkinson's patients

UCF Lake Nona Medical Center, which opened earlier this year in Orlando's Medical City, offers incisionless brain surgery... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Orlando cyber-security firm focuses on utilities and other government customers

Orlando entrepreneurs Alex Santos and Peter Kassabov have a knack for staying ahead of the curve. Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Daytona Beach startup Modularity Space hoping to redefine satellite industry

During Scott Weintraub's first semester at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University a few years back, a professor put a picture of space debris on the board. The image struck a nerve. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Full Sail & Orlando Health collaborate on e-sports health research and care

Full Sail University opened the largest e-sports arena in the country, now a partnership with Orlando Health brings care to "the Fortress." Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Motto Mortgage Tailored Solutions Now Open

Motto Mortgage, an innovative mortgage brokerage franchise focused on transparency and compliance, has a new office in Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2021

A Lake County grower is helping hemp gain a foothold in Central Florida

For decades, Jammie Treadwell's family operated a foliage and tropical plant nursery in Lake County. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

OUC's clean energy plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050

Clint Bullock has worked at the Orlando Utilities Commission — Florida's second-largest municipal utility — for more than three decades. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2021

Ocean Insight's technology is used across an array of industries

Mike Morris, an oceanographer and serial entrepreneur, co-founded Ocean Optics in 1989 after he and a team of researchers... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Lilium developing on-demand sky taxi service hub at Lake Nona

On a small airfield near Munich, Germany, a 5-year-old company called Lilium is developing what it believes will be the future of regional air travel Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Central Florida's economic forecast for 2021

Regional business leaders talk about the outlook for the year ahead, plus demographics and statistics Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Florida cities experiment with underground waste containers

Three years ago, Kissimmee installed its first underground waste containers behind city hall. Read more »
Published on 11/25/2020

Orlando-based DeCurtis launches shield against COVID

For years, Orlando-based DeCurtis has sold cruise lines software that eases boarding and disembarkation from ships... Read more »
Published on 10/28/2020

Florida doctors develop PT Genie - a virtual surgery rehab

Performing a typical shoulder surgery takes Dr. Reuben Gobezie about 30 to 35 minutes. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2020

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Boeing Starliner successfully launches for the International Space Station
Boeing Starliner successfully launches for the International Space Station

Boeing successfully launched its multi-billion dollar Starliner space capsule from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral Thursday evening.

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