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December 15, 2017

Jason Garcia

Florida Trend Associate Editor • jgarcia@floridatrend.com

Jason Garcia

Jason Garcia is a graduate of the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. Before coming to Florida Trend, he worked for 13 years for the Orlando Sentinel, where he covered state politics and the tourism industry.

Articles by Jason Garcia:

Influx: More Puerto Ricans are migrating to Florida
There are nearly 1.1 million Puerto Ricans living in Florida. Hurricane Maria's devastation will accelerate the migration to between 60,000 and 90,000 a year.
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I-4 cuts an unsightly gash through downtown Orlando, creating an elevated obstacle that separates the central business and nightlife district from the city's sports venues, leaving space beneath the roadway that is relegated mostly to surface parking.
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Rising tide: Cruise revenue pushes Port Canaveral toward $100 million
A new generation of leviathan-like cruise ships and a small but fast-growing cargo business has put Port Canaveral on the cusp of a significant milestone: $100 million in revenue.
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Engineering the law: Marriott Vacations Worldwide's class-action timeshare battle
As a lawsuit against Marriott Vacations wound its way through the courts, the company and the timeshare industry tried to undermine the suit by getting the Legislature to change the law that provided the basis for the suit.
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Hot water: SeaWorld faces class-action lawsuits and investigations
In June, Orlando-based Sea-World Entertainment disclosed that it has received subpoenas from both the DOJ and the SEC.
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Deirdre Macnab transformed the Florida League of Women Voters
Deirdre Macnab transformed the Florida League of Women Voters into an aggressive activist group.
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The state of finance in Florida
BANKING UPDATE: Consolidation Is Hot; Deregulation Is Not
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Disc golf gives Lake County a sporting chance
Shortly after Alan Jones and his family established a potato farm in northern Manatee County in the late 1980s...
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Duda's agribusiness development reach
The fate of Cocoa Ranch was probably sealed 60 years ago. The cattle ranch and sod farm in southern Brevard County was purchased in the 1940s by A. Duda & Sons...
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