August 29, 2015


Southwest Florida Business Profile

Johnson & Johnson to open shared services HQ in Tampa

The pharmaceutical giant
will add 500 new jobs.

Healthy downtowns are millennial magnets

A column by

Mark Howard

Florida Icon:
Carl Hiaasen

The writer and columnist
talks about his life in Florida.

[Photo: Brian Smith]

Charged up

Will Encell Technology be a competitor for Tesla?

[Photo of Robert Guyton by Jon M. Fletcher]


Orlando's pro soccer team forgoes public funding for a new stadium.

Championing "Breakout Brands"

Christine Barney of rbb Public Relations discusses unique marketing strategies, serving "breakout brands" and providing an "employee-driven" workplace.

Court-Ordered Protection

Florida Supreme Court ruling helps shield athletics organizations at universities from lawsuits.

Florida Business News

Gov. Scott declares state of emergency in Florida

In preparation for Tropical Storm Erika, Gov. Scott declared a state of emergency for every county in the state

Crisis, what crisis? U.S. still going strong

Even as stocks whipsawed, data on housing, consumer confidence, the labor market and economic growth all showed the economy flexing its growing muscle.

Report predicts upcoming surge in highway construction jobs

Nearly 400,000 highway construction and maintenance job openings will be created by 2022.

Pressure looms as JaxPort works to remain viable

The Jacksonville Port Authority and city leaders continue to plod along in their quest to find money to deepen the St. Johns River.

UM seeking $10 million to expand its biotech park

The University of Miami wants to expand its Life Science & Technology Park— and it wants county taxpayers to help pay for it.

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Volunteer puppy raisers socialize future guide dogs
Volunteer puppy raisers socialize future guide dogs

Southeastern Guide Dogs’ volunteer puppy raisers help future guide dogs to become comfortable with home life and take the puppies everywhere—to work, out to eat, on trips, and even grocery shopping.

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