August 23, 2014

Florida Small Business



Find out what to file and where to file it, when establishing a corporation in Florida.

Shining Example

Great Bay Distributors' solar roof will be the largest in the state.

LaShawnda Jackson is driven to succeed

Attorney LaShawnda Jackson’s memory of her father propels her to succeed.

[Photo: Norma Lopez Molina]

Waiting for its ship to come in

Jacksonville's riverfront needs redevelopment.

Taking notice of Little Havana

Little Havana catches
developer's eyes.

The subplot thickens in legislative
primary battles

In photo:
Jack Negron, left,
and Jack Latvala

[Photos by Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times]

Florida Business News

Long-term economic trends more worrisome than sudden crash

More and more economists argue that the weakness of the American economy is caused largely by problems that predate the recession.

In Florida, return of the condo-hotel?

A luxury hotel operator is hoping that a formula that faded during the economic downturn can make a comeback.

Miami realtors group taking trip to China to lure Chinese buyers

The Miami Association of Realtors is organizing a trip to China this October to coincide with the industry show OPPLive China.

E-commerce helps Orlando's industrial space market

Online commerce is helping to revive Orlando's industrial real-estate market, which is poised to grow during the next year.

St. Petersburg Museum of History now accepting Bitcoin

The Museum of History in St. Petersburg announced this week that it would become the first in the state to accept Bitcoin.

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How to Do Florida: Crabbing on Tampa Bay
How to Do Florida: Crabbing on Tampa Bay

How to Do Florida host Chad Crawford joins Tampa Bay legend Gus Muench, of Gus' Crabby Adventures based in Ruskin, for a day's work hauling traps and then a rewarding crab dinner.

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After meeting with climate scientists, what should Gov. Scott's next move be?

  • Take action: He should adopt recommendations and move quickly to avoid greater disaster and economic problems.
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