August 20, 2014

Monday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida Today

› Little houses, big on design
Sales are taking off for a South Florida company that offers modern eco-friendly cabins as small as 120 square feet to customers around the country.

› Condo developer finds niche in local buyers
While foreign homebuyers helped revive South Florida's condominium market, developer Lon Tabatchnick says he's courting the local resident at two of his projects. Many of the buyers at 200 East in Boca Raton and Positano Beach in Hollywood have given up single family homes in western neighborhoods for condos along the coast.

› OrthoSensor, Open English raise millions in funding
After 30 years in the medical devices space, Jay Pierce has seen it all. But he can’t contain his excitement about OrthoSensor, a small Sunrise company he leads.

› RNC music scene will be lively but exclusive
The Republican National Convention will create its own lively music scene — Journey, Willie Nelson, Kid Rock and Trace Adkins, among others. But it will be a scene peopled almost exclusively by corporate sponsors, celebrities and select VIPs. These shows are invitation-only, and access isn't cheap.
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