September 4, 2015

The Villages: Reflecting the trends

Steve and Janet Brown
moved to The Villages
in 2013.

[Photo: Alex McKnight]


This year,
the state
hits a new

Charged up

Will Encell Technology be a competitor for Tesla?

[Photo of Robert Guyton by Jon M. Fletcher]


Orlando's pro soccer team forgoes public funding for a new stadium.


Southwest Florida Business Profile

Championing "Breakout Brands"

Christine Barney of rbb Public Relations discusses unique marketing strategies, serving "breakout brands" and providing an "employee-driven" workplace.

Finding your company's voice

A column by

Ron Stein

Florida Business News

How the Puerto Rican vote could swing Florida in 2016

Florida is a critical swing state and its increasing population of Puerto Ricans makes it even more up for grabs than usual.

Obama rejects Governor Scott's federal disaster declaration request

President Barack Obama on Thursday rejected Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s request for a disaster declaration for Tampa Bay’s August flooding.

U.S. study finds mixed outlook for Cuba's tourism industry

The development of Cuba's tourism industry will be limited by conditions on the island.

Improved housing market means fewer underwater mortgages

Fueled by rising home prices, negative equity rates have dropped in every quarter since early 2012.

Column: We should be talking about how most people are making less money

Since the recession officially ended in 2009, wages have actually declined for most U.S. workers.

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An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.


Florida Trend Video Pick

Virtual Tour of Tampa International Airport Expansion
Virtual Tour of Tampa International Airport Expansion

From the rental car center to people mover to baggage claim, Tampa International Airport takes you on a virtual tour through its historic Master Plan expansion.

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