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September 19, 2017
Florida Business News

Losses for Irma already up to nearly $2 billion in Florida

Hurricane Irma is already being blamed for nearly $2 billion in insured losses in Florida and the amount is expected to keep rising.

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Rural Florida's players and their projects

Deseret Ranch now encompasses approximately 295,000 acres in Osceola, Orange and Brevard counties — roughly four times the land area of the city of Orlando. Learn who is planning projects on the property.

Should Florida's power lines go underground?

Installing power lines underground to prevent outages during hurricanes may not be the magic bullet many are seeking.

Florida has the country's second-best business climate behind its arch-nemesis

Florida ranks as having the second-best business climate in the country, still nipping at the heels of perennial No. 1 Texas.

How China is creating its answer to Florida’s Orlando on an island near Macau

Dubbed by some as China’s answer to Florida’s Orlando, Hengqin has seen property prices more than double over the past two years.

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