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

Housing recovery too late for many baby boomers

The increase in median home prices will be welcome news to American baby boomers who are counting on their homes to help support them.

Unemployment rates fall in 31 states in September

Unemployment rates fell in many states where incumbent governors and senators face tough re-election campaigns.

Unaffiliated voters in Florida say no to parties

Florida gained more than 600,000 new voters since the last gubernatorial election, mostly unaffiliated voters.

In final debate, Rick Scott and Charlie Crist clash bitterly

In a fast-paced final debate Tuesday, Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist displayed their mutual contempt to a national TV audience.

Column: Ex-Im Bank helps Florida businesses grow globally

Florida is now undergoing a major export boom, shipping more than $61 billion in products and services every year.

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