October 21, 2014

Port of Pensacola adds manufacturing facility

This story is part of a regional business news roundup.

Smaller budget surplus means tough choices for Florida

In 2015, legislators will face some tough choices.

Community portrait of Florida's heartland

Economics, demographics,
people to know, quality of
life and much more!

[Photo is of Streamsong golf resort]

Florida's regions and demographics

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Florida Business News

Florida named one of best states for business

Texas, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina are viewed as having the best business climates among the 50 states.

Gas prices hit lowest level since 2011

In Florida, gas prices could average below $3 per gallon as soon as next month, AAA forecast.

Voters face big decisions on 3 amendments

Florida voters have three far-reaching constitutional amendments to consider on the Nov. 4 ballot this year.

Foreign buyers face higher prices for Miami condos

Foreign investors — the lifeblood of South Florida’s condo market for the last five years — are finding an increasingly expensive environment.

Small Business Advice
People before profits

The true objective of the firm must be to look out for staff first, customers second and owners last.

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Adam Smith on the final gubernatorial debate
Adam Smith on the final gubernatorial debate

Adam Smith, Political Editor for the Tampa Bay Times, tells you what to watch for in the final debate between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist, which takes place Tuesday night. 

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