March 31, 2015

Where celebrities live in Florida

Take a celebrity tour of Florida's regions.

A place at the table

The Tampa Bay Partnership is looking for a new leader and increased impact.

[Photo is of Brian Lamb, chair, Tampa Bay Partnership]

Food, worshipped


Local ingredients +
celebrity chefs =
a joyous dining

[Photo is of Michael Mina and Don Pintabona, the stars behind Locale in St. Petersburg, Florida.]

MBA programs go beyond the core

UF's MBA in real estate is only offered to full-time students.

[Photo: UF]


A raft of Florida's smaller newspapers has its second new owner in less than five years.

The Chinese connection

Miami real estate agents set their sights on Chinese buyers.

[In photo, Shanjie Li, CEO of American Da Tang Group]

Corrections course for Florida's prison system

A column by

Mark Howard

Florida Business News

Business forecasters boost outlook for US economy

A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth.

In suburban Doral, developers bank on an urban future

Developers hope to turn the industrial, traffic-clogged suburb in west Miami-Dade into a walkable, shop-able city.

Why small businesses should monitor gas prices

Fluctuating gas prices can complicate forecasting decisions for big and small businesses alike.

Small Business Advice
To gain influence, persuade, don't coerce

In order to be effective, persuasion has to be done in such a way that people do not feel as though they are being coerced.

As more bank online, lenders trim branches

As consumers conduct more of their banking on computers or mobile devices, the industry's physical presence continues to shrink.

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Florida Trend Video Pick

Pythons on the Prowl
Pythons on the Prowl

University of Florida biologist Robert McCleery tells the Today Show about the impact of Burmese Python predation on Marsh Rabbits in the Everglades.

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Health care spending in Florida: The state is about to lose $2 billion in federal funds for the Low-Income Pool (LIP). Which legislative body is right?

  • The House. Their budget does NOT fund LIP.
  • The Senate. Their budget funds LIP.

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