March 29, 2015

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
experience.

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

Corrections course for Florida's prison system


A column by

Mark Howard

MBA programs go beyond the core


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

[Photo: UF]

Flipped

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]

Florida Business News

Florida's jobless rate drops slightly

The state added 19,700 jobs over the month, with more than a third of the gain coming in trade, transportation and utilities.

Billions separate Florida's House and Senate budget proposals

A more than $4 billion dollar difference between the House and Senate budget proposals is detailed in the latest Budget Watch from Florida TaxWatch.

Florida may be first to achieve pay equality -- in two decades

Florida is projected to become the first state in the nation to close the wage gap between men and women.

Florida conference attendee had measles

State health officials say an international attendee at a conference in Central Florida last week was infected with measles.

Optimism high as Palm Beach Boat Show opens

Since the recession hit in 2008, crippling business, the marine industry in Palm Beach County has been recovering at an ever faster speed.

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