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October 8, 2015

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:

Fare game
Uber and Lyft test vehicle-for-hire regulations across Florida.
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Some 19 years after Congress authorized a study looking at improving Port Everglades, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the project's design and allowed the Fort Lauderdale port to move forward.
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Shrinking inventory: Builders strain to meet demand
A well-established housing rebound is evident through Broward and the Treasure Coast.
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The Villages: Reflecting the trends
The Villages embodies Florida's “graying” trend but not the trend toward diversity: Sumter County is the only Flroida County where the share of Hispanics fell from year 2000 to 2010.
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Florida's population is 20 million strong
By the end of 2013, Florida had passed New York as the third most populous state. And the Sunshine State's population will top 20 million this year. This report focuses on trends in migration, diversity, population, density; the ‘silver tsunami;' where Floridians came from, and challenges that comes from 20 million residents including housing and infrastructure demand.
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Marina redevelopments catering to the growing demand for boat slips and waterside amenities have blossomed since the recession.
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Research and recrimination on Florida's Treasure Coast
The Treasure Coast's incentive-laden effort to brand itself as the Research Coast has hit some snags. This article looks at how relations between the city of Port St. Lucie and one of its high-profile biomedical recruits – VGTI -- boiled over this year.
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Breeding a solution to citrus greening
The ag industry and researchers are trying everything to stop the greening plague destroying Florida's citrus business. One tactic: Invent a greening-proof tree.
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Florida's $500-million man
Blue-chip investors are betting a half-billion dollars on Rony Abovitz's 'augmented reality' technology.
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Nan-Yao Su is a Florida 'Icon'
The entomologist and inventor, age 64, shares his life story.
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