December 15, 2017

Amy Martinez

Florida Trend Associate Editor •

Amy Martinez
Amy Martinez

Amy Martinez writes about a variety of business topics in Florida, including education, health care and technology. She also writes a monthly news column on Florida's legal sector. An American Studies graduate of Florida State University, Amy began her business journalism career in 1996 at The Miami Herald. She went on to work at the Palm Beach Post, Raleigh News and Observer and Seattle Times. Amy joined Florida Trend in St. Petersburg as an associate editor in 2014.

Articles by Amy Martinez:

Bing runs out of energy
Energy updates from around Florida including electric vehicles, biodiesel-fueled trains, rooftop solar, utility notes.
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In search of a better battery
A startup company in Volusia County is trying to develop a lightweight, environmentally friendly battery.
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Supply side: A Gainesville company supplies natural gas to utilities in 15 states
Infinite Energy supplies natural gas to utilities in 15 states — and is pushing for deregulation in Florida's electric power markets.
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Florida Bar's new president takes over at a critical juncture
Michael Higer is often reminded of something his late mentor, former Florida Supreme Court Justice Arthur England, was fond of saying...
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Everybody's Watching
Employees at a Jacksonville software company know exactly how their company is doing — in real time.
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Bowling for Dollars
Even as bowling alleys struggle to attract new customers, an equipment manufacturer in Lake Wales outperforms the industry.
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Higher ed, online
A company in Maitland helps colleges and universities with online degree programs.
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On the map: Miami is an arbitration hub for international business disputes
Last summer, a special panel of judges met in Miami to hear claims by several construction companies that the Panama Canal Authority, which runs the canal, owes them $1.6 billion...
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Case studies: Some of last year's highest-visibility legal cases
From mortgage foreclosure lawsuits to open carry, private school vouchers and a contractor dispute involving a Trump-owned property, last year's legal rulings covered a wide spectrum of high-profile cases. The article begins with a look at a mortage foreclosure case:
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In the late-1990s, Collier Anesthesia, a private medical group based in Naples, was struggling to find enough nurse anesthetists to serve a growing number of patients.
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