August 23, 2014

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 2/27/2014

› Florida Mayors gather for summit in central Florida
Mayors from around the state will gather for The Florida League of Mayors Millennial Summit. The event is February 27-28, in Orlando.

› International business magnate buys Northeast Florida island
A transportation and business magnate who owns aviation, shipping and automobile operations around the globe has purchased Crane Island, near Amelia Island, for $9.9 million.

› Coral Gables a model of stability
Coral Gables isn’t just home to great examples of historic Miami – it also houses one of the most stable office markets in the area. While it isn’t entirely immune to economic up- and downswings, the office market in Coral Gables tends to weather flip-flopping across the board.

› U.S. News & World Report names 'best' Orlando Metro nursing homes
U.S. News & World Report today released its Best Nursing Homes 2014 report, highlighting the top nursing homes in every state and nearly 100 major metropolitan areas. In Metro Orlando, 16 nursing homes made the cut.

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