October 22, 2016

People Archive

Ron Magill is a ‘Florida Icon'

Zoo Miami Goodwill Ambassador, Miami; age 56 read more >

A tribute to a friend: Cliff Hinkle

Florida had Cliff as a friend long before I did. read more >

A warm welcome to Florida

Business is booming in Lee County and Fort Myers, with Fortune 500 company Hertz leading the way. read more >

Artis Gilmore is a ‘Florida Icon'

Member, NBA Hall of Fame; special assistant to the president, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville; age 66 read more >

Florida's healthy moves

Florida has been wise to invest heavily in airports and deepwater ports. Our special Economic Backbone feature?? shows just how important these assets have become. read more >

Expectations in Jacksonville

When Tim Cost became president of Jacksonville University in 2013, he began asking questions that seemed obvious. Why were there so many bare patches on campus lawns where grass should have been growing? Why was there no representation of a dolphin — the school's mascot — in any prominent place? read more >

Syd Kitson on Babcock Ranch

Syd Kitson, Chairman and CEO of Kitson & Partners and incoming Chair of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, discusses his real estate company's signature planned community, Babcock Ranch read more >

An Interview with George Billiris

Sponge industrialist, Tarpon Springs; age 89 read more >

Putnam County's coal plant is in the crosshairs

New EPA rules hit Florida's rural population hard. read more >

Downtowns rising across Florida

Downtowns are booming all across Florida. While we all know about the development craze in Miami, Florida metro areas from the Atlantic to the Gulf also are surging. read more >

Interview with George Hanbury of NSU

George Hanbury, president & CEO of Nova Southeastern University, talks about what sets NSU apart, details the university's future enrollment plans and discusses the feature benefit of the school's "dual admission" program. read more >

Virtues: Saving, investing and Millennials

Young people tend to be targeted mostly with messages encouraging consumption and debt. read more >

Frank Morsani is a ‘Florida Icon'

Auto dealership entrepreneur, philanthropist, Tampa; age 84 read more >

Boundless: Florida is a state of excitement

With no Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico or Everglades to hem it in, Orlando's potential is boundless. read more >

Alto ‘Bud' Adams Jr. is a ‘Florida Icon'

Ruminations from Florida rancher Alto “Bud” Adams Jr. on life and ranching in Florida, including: read more >

Technology and telecommunications focus on protection

FLORIDA TREND'S cover story this month on cyber-security also appears along with an economic backbone piece on the telecommunications industry. It's no coincidence. The two go hand-in-hand. read more >

Helping the homeless in Florida

The traditional approach to helping chronically homeless people envisions them climbing a series of rungs up a virtuous ladder back into society: read more >

Interview with Troy Taylor, CEO of Coca-Cola Beverages Florida

Troy Taylor, Chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, charts the establishment of the sales and distribution company, expresses the importance of local business engagement and comments on the company's commitment to Florida, locally and at large. read more >

2016 is off to a running start in Florida

2016 is off to a running start here at Florida Trend. The outlook for the year ahead looks positive, as many industry leaders express in our Industry Outlook article. read more >

Connecting education and economic development in Florida

In 2013, Kelly Smallridge, was trying to convince the CEO of a financial services firm to move his company down from the northeast. The CEO said he was sold on Palm Beach County but indicated there was a hurdle... read more >

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