April 23, 2014

Florida Small Business

Small Business Basics

Start with a Better Business Plan

A business plan is a written document that describes the nature of your business and the product or service you intend to provide.

Combining shopping and eating

Florida restaurateurs are putting dining and retail together.

[Photo: James Borchuck/Tampa Bay Times]

Comparing Florida's House & Senate Budgets

A new report from Florida TaxWatch.

Florida House Speaker
Will Weatherford (left) and
Senate President Don Gaetz

[Photo: Tampa Bay Times]

The economy in Miami-Dade & Monroe


Carnival is tryng to win back consumer confidence.

Central Florida gets a boost from SunRail

This story is part
of Florida
's 2014
Economic Yearbook.

Florida's film and entertainment industry

A regional roundup.

Stepping down at Ave Maria's School of Law

Law Dean Eugene R. Milhizer is returning to the classroom.

From surf to success

Find out why Clearwater is a jewel of Florida's Gulf Coast.

[Sponsored Report]

Florida Business News

Brutal winter chased record tourists to Florida

Knee-knocking cold in the north chased a record number of tourists to the Sunshine State in the first three months of the year.

Legoland Florida to run on renewable energy for Earth Day

Legoland Florida and Tampa Electric are partnering to make the 150-acre theme park run completely on renewable energy for the day.

Commercial Realtors eye marijuana industry

The possibility of a legal medical marijuana industry in Florida has sparked a rush of interest in derelict industrial properties.

Miami developer teams with Russian on condo

Veteran Miami developer Ugo Colombo is finalizing negotiations to jointly develop a high-end condominium with Russian developer Vladislav Doronin.

Officials urge businesses to leverage The Players Championship

JaxChamber officials are trying to get more regional business involvement in the golf event that’s expected to draw $151 million of economic impact to the region.

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Water is the instrument at Florida Orchestra concerts
Water is the instrument at Florida Orchestra concerts

Florida Orchestra Percussionist John Shaw and his water basin will be center stage for the Tan Dun Water Concerto, a unique production of light and sound being performed by the Florida Orchestra.

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