September 4, 2015

The Villages: Reflecting the trends

Steve and Janet Brown
moved to The Villages
in 2013.

[Photo: Alex McKnight]


This year,
the state
hits a new

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.


Southwest Florida Business Profile

Championing "Breakout Brands"

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

Finding your company's voice

A column by

Ron Stein

Florida Business News

Unemployment drops to 7-year low, could spur interest rate hike

The unemployment rate tumbled to a seven-year low in August, complicating the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision whether to raise rates in two weeks.

Get ready, Labor Day travel crunch begins

More Floridians -- 1.8 million -- are expected to be among the 35.5 million Americans traveling 50 miles or more from home this holiday weekend.

Perez Art Museum Miami names new director

Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Franklin Sirmans has been named director of the Perez Art Museum Miami.

Experts predict more senior-housing construction

The senior-living market should expect a boost in construction, commercial real estate professionals say.

Sarasota poised to regulate Uber

The city of Sarasota is weighing special rules for ride-sharing companies such as Uber.

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Florida Trend Video Pick

Virtual Tour of Tampa International Airport Expansion
Virtual Tour of Tampa International Airport Expansion

From the rental car center to people mover to baggage claim, Tampa International Airport takes you on a virtual tour through its historic Master Plan expansion.

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