October 22, 2014

Apartment developers bet big on downtown
St. Petersburg

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[Rendering is of Beacon 430 apartments]

Florida's regions and demographics

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Port of Pensacola adds manufacturing facility

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Florida Business News

For millennials, making friends on the job is key

Research shows employees who have close friends at work are more engaged and more likely to stay.

Off-season tourism improves

Even in the off season, South Florida hotels are seeing improved tourism numbers including higher occupancy and rates.

Congress will likely have new small business leaders next year

Rep. Steve Chabot of Ohio and Sen. James Risch of Idaho may soon be the chairs of the two small business committees in Congress.

Company awarded patent for water-filtering technology

Periodic Products, a Fort Lauderdale company, has made a splash with its unique pool-cleaning product.

Poynter agrees to host African journalists amidst Ebola concern

After one institution cancelled a scheduled visit by a group of African journalists due to Ebola fears, another has stepped forward to host them.

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