July 23, 2014

Shellfish cleanup: Making oyster beds in Brevard


Part of a regional news roundup
for Central Florida.

Plans for former Pensacola airport site take off


Part of a regional news roundup for Northwest Florida.

An issue of elites
in Florida


A column by

Andy Corty

Driving profits:
Today's car business in Florida


Billion-dollar auto dealership groups in Florida face challenges.

Fruit and vegetable production grow Florida's economy


Farming contributes more than $7.5 billion to the state's economy.

Maintaining peak performance


A look at Florida’s
executive health
centers.


[Photo: Pritikin
Longevity Center]

Florida attorneys find rewards in pro bono work


Karen Buesing worked 180 pro bono hours last year.

[Photo: Alex McKnight]

Ebb and flow: Managing Florida's water supply

A column by
Mark Howard
Mark Howard

[Photo: Carlton Ward, Jr.]

Florida Business News

Homes sales improve but stress remains

Sales of existing homes improved for the third consecutive month in June, pointing to a steadily better economy.

Orange juice retail sales fall to new low

U.S. orange-juice retail sales fell to the lowest level on record as consumers continue to turn away from the breakfast beverage.

Which state is better for business: New York or Florida?

Florida’s Chief Financial Officer is sparring with the Governor of New York over which place is best for businesses.

How much will you need to retire?

With people living longer, the classic idea of retirement is a life of uninterrupted leisure is evolving.

Back-to-school sales tax holiday to save Floridians $40 million

Overall, Florida's back-to-school spending is projected to reach about $5 billion this year, up about 5 percent from last year.

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