November 28, 2014

Southeast Florida Business Briefs - Jan. 2008

Ellen Forman | 1/1/2008

BOCA RATON —
» Florida Atlantic University has received approval for a new graduate college, which will oversee most aspects of graduate education at the university.

DELRAY BEACH —
» Ziff Asset Management has purchased more than 17 million shares of Office Depot (NYSE-ODP), giving the hedge fund a 6.4% stake in the company. The company has had to restate earnings because of accounting errors.

» Wrestler Hulk Hogan has partnered with Delray gaming design firm ID Interactive to create a range of video slot machines in cooperation with the National Indian Gaming Association.

FORT PIERCE —
» ComNet Realty plans to convert the Florida Furniture Mart to a biotechnology research park.

HOLLYWOOD —
» Home builder TOUSA Inc. reported a third-quarter loss of $619.7 million and is considering filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

JUPITER —
» The town council approved $260,000 for the Max Planck Center.

WEST PALM BEACH —
» HearUSA (Amex-EAR) has expanded into Charlotte, N.C., buying two private practices with combined estimated revenue of $2.4 million.

Tags: Southeast, Treasure Coast

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

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

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

What your doctor won’t disclose
What your doctor won’t disclose

Wouldn’t you want to know if your doctor was a paid spokesman for a drug company? Or held personal beliefs incompatible with the treatment you want? Right now, in the US at least, your doctor simply doesn’t have to tell you about that. 

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

What's your favorite thing about the Thanksgiving break?

  • Spending time with family & friends
  • Shopping & deals
  • Eating!!
  • Watching sports
  • What break? I'm busy working!

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe