May 23, 2022

Around Florida

Knowing the Odds: Florida's history offers lessons about timing and intensity of storms

The bottom line: While you should be prepared, you don't always need to be afraid. Read more »
Published on 5/10/2022

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

Dimensions of Growth: The 2020 Census shows the new face of Florida

From 2010-20, Florida's population grew by 14.6% to more than 21.5 million. The boom didn't include all of Florida's counties, however. Read more »
Published on 10/27/2021

The global reach of Florida innovations

From creating better forecasts for farmers and traders to responding to health concerns in real time, innovations developed in Florida extend worldwide. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Higher Ed: Comings and Goings

New faces and incoming higher ed leaders; plus several presidents of state colleges and universities are retiring... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Florida's Top 10 Property Insurers

Be sure to read Mike Vogel's coverage of Demotech's warning about Florida's homeowner issues. 10 Premiums Written: $352.9M | Market Share: 3.5% 9 Premiums Written: $372.4M | Market Share: 3.7%... Read more »
Published on 3/23/2021

Florida's Top Ten 2021 Legislative Issues

For more detailed coverage on any of the issues listed below, read Amy Keller's Legislative Preview in the March issue! Read more »
Published on 3/5/2021

Rural Florida's counties in need

Almost half of all Florida counties are classified as economically distressed. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

Site seeing: Location consultants eye Florida's incentives policy

Site selectors are watching Florida's debate over incentives closely. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Florida's new land baron

On July 19 of last year, a land-use attorney from Tallahassee appeared before commissioners in Taylor County, a rural north Florida county about 50 miles southeast of the state capital. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2017

Singing the blues: Naples engages in a 'blue zone project' to boost healthy living

Around Naples, restaurants, civic centers, churches, grocery stores and schools are being enlisted to join an effort to focus the area on diet and lifestyle practices that produce longer, healthier lives. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2016

Life after citrus

With citrus devastated by greening, some growers are letting their land sit idle. Others are trying new crops. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2016

Miles of aisles at Florida grocery stores

ucked between Dollar Tree and Ross Dress for Less in Clearwater, the 5,500-sq.-ft. Bulk Nation store has only a few traditional grocery shelves... Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

Change is in the cards: Sports cards go digital

Topps' digital team in Orlando sets out to reinvent the sports card. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2016

Listen to the music: A look at Florida's live music scene

More than a dozen music festivals that feature rock, classic rock, country, soul, hip-hop and electronic dance music now call Florida home. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Florida's population exploding; expected to reach 20.7 million by end of 2016

Analysis by Cushman & Wakefield depicts a thriving economy in Florida driven by explosive population growth and high consumer confidence. Read more »
Published on 8/10/2016

The spirited growth of Florida distilleries

The number of Florida distilleries is growing thanks to regulatory changes. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

Collateral benefits: Retailers benefit from the lottery's big payouts

For retailers, the attraction of the lottery lies in the opportunity to sell the lottery hopefuls other goods and the free media ride that growing jackpots bring. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

Florida teen ‘Shark Tank'

Even grade-schoolers can get help with business skills at academies tailored for young entrepreneurs. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2016

Code red: Computer 'boot camps' are springing up across Florida

You don't need a four-year degree to program a computer. ‘Boot camps' have sprung up all over the state offering crash courses in coding. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

Changing downtowns

A healthy downtown has become a key indicator of civic vitality as more residents flock to walkable live/work/play city center and retailers, restaurateurs and companies will follow suit. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Land man: Profile of Dean Saunders

Eighth-generation Floridian Dean Saunders has worked as a commercial real estate broker since the mid-1980s, primarily selling groves and ranch land. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

Driving for dough: Jazzed-up golf driving ranges are growing

A chain of jazzed-up driving ranges is seeing the kind of growth in traffic that traditional golf courses envy. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

Special residency status for Cuban immigrants is on precarious footing

Cuban immigrants have gotten special residency status for 50 years. Some think that should change. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2015

Going up: A look at major construction projects in Florida

From office complexes to sports stadiums, airports, seaports, luxury condominiums and massive mixed-use developments, Florida is once again in the midst of a building boom. Among the biggest in the state: Read more »
Published on 11/24/2015

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Small business confidence remains high in Florida
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More insurers seek statewide rate increases; Despite recent challenges, Florida's small business owners are optimistic; Boston Celtics owner donates to help Florida's manatees; Elevated travel expected for Memorial Day weekend; National Hurricane Center begins daily tropical outlooks.

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