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December 3, 2016

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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 >

Daily Bread: Four generations of pan Cubano

Juan More left his native Spain for Cuba to fight in the Spanish-American War. During his time in Cuba, he learned how to bake bread the Cuban way... read more >

Winston Scott is a 'Florida Icon'

Shuttle astronaut, senior vice president, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, age 65 read more >

Floridian of the Year: Colin Brown

In a year dominated by discussions of wage inequality, JM Family Enterprises' CEO, Colin Brown, decided to share more of the company's success with its workers. read more >

More than water: Innovations found in Israel's water supply

A new book, “Let There Be Water” by American businessman and writer Seth Siegel, offers a detailed look at how a host of policies and initiatives have brought water self-sufficiency to Israel's 8 million citizens. read more >

Florida Icon: Carlton Ward Jr.

“My mom always encouraged a sense of wonder in me about things, like picking up seashells and learning the difference between univalves and bivalves,” says Florida environmental photographer Carlton Ward Jr. The eighth-generation Floridian shares other lessons he's learned along the way. read more >

Golden opportunities in Florida

The Golden Spoon Awards recognize Florida's top restaurants. And this year, editor Chris Sherman outdid himself yet again, writing about one of the latest trends — “fiery fusion cuisine.” read more >

Into the woods: Florida lawmakers ignore Amendment 1

The people of Florida have told their elected officials that they value places like Corkscrew Swamp. In response, the Legislature basically told the voters to drop dead... read more >

In good company: Gina Duncan's story

When Greg Pingston decided to become Gina Duncan, she found support from her employer. read more >

Florida Icon: Mel Tillis

Entertainer Mel Tillis talks about life as a stutterer and singer. Tillis is 83 and lives in Ocala, Florida. read more >

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