April 24, 2014

Florida's crime rate drops to 43-year low


Florida's crime rate dropped 4.7 percent compared to 2012

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.

Exciting Clearwater:
From surf to success


Downtown Clearwater is becoming a hot entertainment destination.

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Combining shopping and eating


Florida restaurateurs are putting dining and retail together.

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Central Florida gets a boost from SunRail


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of Florida
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Economic Yearbook.

Stepping down at Ave Maria's School of Law


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

Florida Business News

Florida's crime rate drops to a 43-year low

Florida's crime rate dropped 4.7 percent compared to 2012, putting Florida at a 43-year crime low.

"Responsible entrepreneurs" seek best of both worlds in Cuba

As Cuba opens its market to private business and foreign investment, proponents of socially responsible enterprise are boosting their links with the island.

New home construction in Florida indicates growing economy

Privately-owned housing starts in Florida have grown, and are now more than double the rate of the recent low point in March 2009.

Opinion: Signs are pointing up for Florida's economy

Ever wonder why so many New Yorkers are in Florida? One word: Taxes. Florida is No. 4 as a low-tax state. Only Nevada, Alaska and Wyoming have lower tax loads.

'Boomerang buyers' purchase new homes after foreclosures

An emerging group of purchasers, called "boomerang buyers," are able to get back into the housing market under new, more forgiving lending guidelines.

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