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May 2016 Contents

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FEATURES

Tourism: Entrepreneurs

Tom McAlpin and Nirmal Saverimuttu

Virgin berths: Creating a cruise line for Virgin Group

In a suburban office building near Fort Lauderdale, a small group of executives is working to put the Virgin Group's unique brand on the cruising experience beginning in 2020.

In the market for a 14-bedroom home?

All Star caters to a growing market for mega-home vacation rentals.

In the bag: Handling luggage on a grand scale

Starting with valet parking, Craig Mateer expanded into handling luggage.

Economic Backbone

Planes, trains, ships & trucks

Facts and figures on Florida’s transportation infrastructure.

Trendlines

Up Front - Publisher's Column
Florida’s healthy moves

The state is wise to step up its investment in its transportation infrastructure.

Florida Icon
Artis Gilmore

In his own words: Gilmore talks about growing up in segregated Chipley, playing pro ball for 18 years, what life is like when you are 7' 2" tall, and more.

Florida Originals
One-teacher school faces extinction – again

Donna King said, "This has been going on a long time."

Dining
Egg-citing: Fresh-from-the-farm eggs are spicing up Florida menus

Which came first? The designer brand, fresh-from-the-local-farm egg or the gourmet pizzas, burgers and salads topped with fried eggs?

OF COUNSEL
The ‘Boomer Barrister’

Former consumer products executive Skip Tylman has carved out a legal niche advising his Baby Boomer peers about estate planning and elder care.

Tallahassee Trend
Capitol improvements

Florida’s Capitol is undergoing a $6-million renovation that will add a number of modern and aesthetic touches.

Editor's Page
Expectations

The city of Jacksonville appears to be serious about raising its expectations of itself.

Health: Real Estate

Community garden Lake Nona

The new 'green' in real estate

The newest trend in development is wellness-oriented communities featuring more green space, trails and health-oriented programming.

Telemedicine

Video diagnostics

Some predictions call for the U.S. telemedicine market to grow about 50% annually to $1.9 billion by 2018.

Around the State

Statewide
Code red: Computer ‘boot camps’

Demand for new computer coders far outstrips supply.

Miami
Coming clean: High-dollar home purchases are coming under scrutiny

Buyers spending more than $1 million on a home in Miami-Dade County will find it difficult to shield their identities from the U.S. government.

Southeast
Dead center

The Port St. Lucie City Center comes up empty.

Southwest
Oh Suzanne: Chalet Suzanne still awaits a buyer

Since Chalet Suzanne closed two years ago, no buyers have stepped forward to resume operations.

Central
Room to grow

Universal buys back a 475-acre parcel it used to own.

Northeast
St. Johns County grows its base beyond tourism

The historic region in Northeast Florida expands beyong leisure, hospitality and construction.

Northwest
St. Joe Co. is back in the development game

The 80-year-old company is revving up its residential development plans after a long hiatus.

Summer Getaway Guide

Travel

Summer Getaway Guide

Now is the perfect time to enjoy the fabulous Florida sun and take advantage of special rates and savings [special advertising section].

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