September 27, 2016

Mike Vogel

Florida Trend South Florida Editor •

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:

Special residency status for Cuban immigrants is on precarious footing
Cuban immigrants have gotten special residency status for 50 years. Some think that should change.
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Family matters: The Corrigan family's 9,000-acre tract in Indian River County
Some 65 years ago, the Corrigan family of Midland, Texas acquired four large tracts of land in Florida and settled in as ranchers. Through the years, the family sold off tracts of land. How long the remaining 9,000 acres will stay undeveloped is something of a question.
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Back to business: Volunteering in retirement
Retirees looking to get back to business are tapping many different avenues. Some join the Service Corps of Retired Executives or angel investor networks. Former leaders of Fortune 100 companies simply continue to pursue opportunities that excite them. SCORE has 925 volunteers in Florida.
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A hotel surge in southeast Florida
A Palm Beach-based developer has projects all over the state.
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A mirror image: Finding a Florida community that matches state averages
Florida Trend looked for the community whose demographics most closely match the state's.
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Fare game
Uber and Lyft test vehicle-for-hire regulations across Florida.
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Dig it: Port Everglades gets the OK to dredge
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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