February 27, 2015

Creating the right business climate in Florida

A column by

Andy Corty,

[Photo of Enterprise Florida members at the Embraer groundbreaking]

Florida Icon: Howard Schnellenberger

Life lessons from the famous football coach.

[Photo: Jeffrey Salter]

A surge in entrepreneurial thinking

Colleges and universities in Florida are incorporating entrepreneurship into their teaching.

[Photo of Andrea Little
and Hector Angus by
Michael Heape]

There are more
businesses in
Tampa Bay

This story is part of a news roundup for Southwest Florida.

[Photo of gr8code founders by Sam Owens/Tampa Bay Times]

Eyeing a fix to prevent blindness

IRIS CEO Jason Crawford

Fruitless: Chasing the yellow dragon

A column by

Mark Howard

People & Profiles

Attorney, Century Village developer, West Palm Beach; age 88
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Corrections course for Florida's lock ‘em up prison system
Florida, like the rest of America, has chosen to incarcerate a disproportionately large part of its population.
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Universal fun in Florida
In the February 2015 issue of Florida Trend, we turns our focus to a competing theme park that is coming on strong — Universal Studios — and what might be labeled the “Universal decade.”
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Publisher & Editor

Playing catch-up with early learning in Florida
The state spends less per child on pre-K today than it did in 2005-06.
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Miami -- and Florida -- Rising
If you want to understand Florida, you have to visit Miami. The city — which our editors named Floridian of the Year — is bursting at the seams...
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Floridian of the Year

Pat Geraghty
Florida Blue CEO Pat Geraghty has staked out a leadership position that is putting his insurance company — and Florida — at the forefront of health care trends.
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This year’s Floridian of the Year issue includes eight American soldiers from Florida who died serving their country in 2013. Seven died in Afghanistan and one, Justin Kyle Adams, died in South Korea.
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Rising Rents
Rising Rents

A new report from Zillow shows that rents across the U.S. are increasing, and not just in the expected regions of New York City, San Francisco and Boston. 

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Gov Scott has proposed to increase funding to education, and half of those monies will come from property taxes. The debate is: A) is Scott's proposal a tax? Or, B) is Scott just using new monies that would come in because property values are increasing?

  • A) It's a tax
  • B) It's not a tax - only tapping natural increases in revenue

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