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July 24, 2017

Publisher's column

Florida Law: Legal news to note in Florida

As anyone who keeps up with the news these days knows, Florida law is evolving rapidly. Regulations are being scaled back, and new legislation is becoming more complex. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

Education = Jobs

While he still has more plans, John Hitt has had a successful 25-year tenure as UCF president by any measure. Also, find out what's new at Florida's other higher-ed institutions. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Florida's high-tech economy matures

It's now time to add Florida's High Tech Corridor to ranks of California's Scilicon Valley, the Research Triangle in North Carolina, Austin, Texas. Florida's Corridor runs from Tampa Bay through Orlando and to the Atlantic Coast, with an important “bump” reaching up to Gainesville. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2017

A state of wealth

$2,600,000,000. That's the net worth it takes to be among the top 25 wealthiest Floridians. Most of us can't imagine that level of wealth. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Spotlight on Polk County

You probably know Polk County and Lakeland, its biggest city, located between Tampa Bay and Orlando... Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Performing a vital function

Recently, two of my favorite state agencies — Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida — have come under attack for wasting money. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2017

Tallahassee clout; Floridian of the Year; Turkey Trot

Tallahassee has developed into a burgeoning city anchored by home-grown businesses with international reach. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2016

Saying ‘Goodbye, hello' to staff at Florida Trend

This month we say goodbye to one longtime employee and hello to our new associate publisher here at Florida Trend. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2016

A future in Florida schools

Education has always been of great interest to me. I've thought that after my career at Florida Trend I might like to run a school. And since many of the magazine's readers have the management skills that would apply to schools, maybe I could tap your expertise. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

Research success in Florida

Arthrex is the poster child for a successful research-oriented company — and it's right here in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Florida's Great Northwest

This month's issue features an in-depth look at the Emerald Coast of northwest Florida, which is enjoying a renaissance, and you'll also want to read about the Florida firms on our Best Companies To Work For list. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

Inside scoop on the Top 350

This year's biggest public and private companies list includes 10 public firms with more than $10 billion in sales and 52 private companies with at least $1 billion in revenue. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

A warm welcome to Florida

Business is booming in Lee County and Fort Myers, with Fortune 500 company Hertz leading the way. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2016

Florida's healthy moves

Florida has been wise to invest heavily in airports and deepwater ports. Our special Economic Backbone feature?? shows just how important these assets have become. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

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 »
Published on 3/28/2016

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 »
Published on 2/26/2016

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 »
Published on 12/28/2015

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 »
Published on 11/24/2015

In step with Florida's public universities

Universities create communities that last a lifetime. I had to opportunity to tour the campuses of both Florida International University and Florida Atlantic University in south Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2015

Making a case for Enterprise Florida

Enterprise Florida, the state's public-private partnership to attract business, says its incentive toolkit is running out of money — it has just $9 million, an amount that's supposed to last through the middle of 2016. That's not nearly enough. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

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The grande dame of Homestead just retired — at 97
The grande dame of Homestead just retired — at 97

Ruth Campbell retired last month as director of Homestead’s Historic Town Hall Museum . . . at the age of 97. She was known as the grande dame of Homestead after serving the city for more than seven decades. 

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