August 21, 2014

Mike Vogel

Florida Trend South Florida Editor • mvogel@floridatrend.com

Mike Vogel
Mike Vogel

Mike Vogel has reported and written about business in Florida for more than 20 years. He works from Broward County. He is a graduate of West Virginia University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and, prior to joining Florida Trend in 1999, worked for newspapers in southeast Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Articles by Vogel:

Grocery wars in Florida: Publix vs. Walmart
Walmart and Publix go toe-to-toe for grocery shoppers in Florida and other markets where the two compete.
Read more »
All not aboard with FECI's passenger rail
Florida East Coast Industries' plan to bring private passenger rail service from Miami to Orlando is hitting resistance. Some communities along the proposed route for All Aboard Florida have voiced concern over everything from noise to safety to property values.
Read more »
Is Florida the corruption leader? It depends
Depending on how it's measured, Florida is either No. 1, No. 13 or No. 26 when it comes to public corruption.
Read more »
CEO Lorna Taylor has a clear vision for Premier Eye Care
CEO Lorna Taylor focuses on what she calls the triple bottom line: People, planet, profit.
Read more »
Downtown West Palm Beach gets a housing boost
West Palm Beach's condo and apartment market is surging.
Read more »
Going overseas for students
Florida schools find students - and revenue - overseas.
Read more »
Meet Eckerd College President Donald Eastman
Donald Eastman has put his St. Petersburg school back on solid financial footing while emphasizing liberal arts and traditional classroom instruction.
Read more »
The $10K bachelor's degree
As the price of tuition and fees for a four-year degree at a state university climbs above $24,000, there's no denying the curb appeal of the $10,000 bachelor's degree.
Read more »
UF takes a crack at cracking the top 10
The Legislature gave the University of Florida $15 million last year to try to push the state's flagship onto the U.S. News list of the top 10 public universities.
Read more »
UF's online university has become a 'cash cow'
Florida public universities have become national leaders in online education. What's driving the trend?
Read more »

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

HitchBOT
HitchBOT

There's a hitchhiker making its way across Canada who doesn't have a driver's license--because it's a robot. The goal of the project is to see how comfortable humans are when traveling with robots. 

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

After meeting with climate scientists, what should Gov. Scott's next move be?

  • Take action: He should adopt recommendations and move quickly to avoid greater disaster and economic problems.
  • Remain neutral but at least make a statement addressing concerns.
  • Take no action. Gov. Scott has more important, more immediate matters to attend to.

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe