March 30, 2015

A place at the table

The Tampa Bay Partnership is looking for a new leader and increased impact.

[Photo is of Brian Lamb, chair, Tampa Bay Partnership]

Food, worshipped


Local ingredients +
celebrity chefs =
a joyous dining

[Photo is of Michael Mina and Don Pintabona, the stars behind Locale in St. Petersburg, Florida.]

Corrections course for Florida's prison system

A column by

Mark Howard

MBA programs go beyond the core

UF's MBA in real estate is only offered to full-time students.

[Photo: UF]


A raft of Florida's smaller newspapers has its second new owner in less than five years.

The Chinese connection

Miami real estate agents set their sights on Chinese buyers.

[In photo, Shanjie Li, CEO of American Da Tang Group]

Florida Business News

At legislative midpoint, a health care chasm

Although Gov. Scott and Legislative leaders are in general agreement, they face some fundamental differences on some major issues.

Consumer confidence in Florida reaches 10 year high

The monthly consumer sentiment survey rose more than three points point from last month.

Can Florida hemp be a cash crop?

In time, supporters say, hemp could even become one of Florida’s biggest crops, worth millions to farmers.

Taxpayers pay ranchers to hold Lake Okeechobee water back

Florida's farmers and ranchers now have a highly profitable new crop: water.

How to survive bad PR

In today’s short media cycles, it is more important than ever to manage your message.

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Florida Trend Video Pick

Driving legend Mario Andretti tours Grand Prix course
Driving legend Mario Andretti tours Grand Prix course

Retired race driving legend Mario Andretti drove the course for the 2015 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, testing the city’s streets for this weekend’s race. 

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Ballot Box

Health care spending in Florida: The state is about to lose $2 billion in federal funds for the Low-Income Pool (LIP). Which legislative body is right?

  • The House. Their budget does NOT fund LIP.
  • The Senate. Their budget funds LIP.

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