April 26, 2015

Publisher's column

On Municipal and State Pensions

This month, I want to talk about pensions — both municipal and state. If you are terrified of this topic, you still need to read on because pensions are a huge issue and simply too big to ignore. Read more »
Published on 5/9/2013

Positive Signs

At dinner recently in Tallahassee, Mayor John Marks, along with marketing honchos Karen Moore and Ron Sachs, filled my ears with tales of the renewed vibrancy in the capital city... Read more »
Published on 4/11/2013

Planting an Oak

At a recent luncheon in Orlando, University of Central Florida President John Hitt noted: "The best time to plant an oak tree is 20 years ago." Read more »
Published on 3/1/2013

Sharp Growth in Florida

Everyone interested in the future of Florida should pay special attention to numbers just released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Read more »
Published on 2/7/2013

A Running Start

We start 2013 by featuring our Floridian of the Year. Read more »
Published on 1/4/2013


With Thanksgiving just over and more holidays around the corner, it's a time for giving thanks. Read more »
Published on 12/13/2012

Scams: Tax-, Medicaid- and Cyber- fraud in the Sunshine State

Scams of one sort or another have operated for years. But computerization makes the task easier and allows it to multiply. Read more »
Published on 11/21/2012

Energizing Florida

To those of us in the business community, energy is vitally important. Read more »
Published on 10/10/2012

In praise of government workers

Column by Florida Trend's Publisher Andy Corty Read more »
Published on 7/12/2012

Florida's fortunes

Florida Trend Publisher's Column by Andy Corty Read more »
Published on 6/21/2012

Going with the flow

Florida Trend Publisher's Column by Andy Corty Read more »
Published on 5/14/2012

State of the State

Florida Trend Publisher's Column by Andy Corty Read more »
Published on 4/1/2012

Voices of Reason

We need more voices of reason an moderation. One I find most palatable comes from Jack Levine, founder of 4 Generations Institute in Tallahassee. Read more »
Published on 3/7/2012

'Straightforward' advice from Tampa's former mayor

Where can fledgling businesses find good advice on running an organization? Turn to the book 'Straightforward: Ways to Live and Lead," by Pam Iorio, former Mayor of Tampa. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2012

Goings and comings at Florida Trend

We say goodbye to Cynthia Barnett, hello to Lilly Rockwell. We'll be watching the "goings and comings" during the Florida Legislature's once-a-decade redistricting. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2012

A reflection of Florida

Florida Trend Publisher Andy Corty's October 2011 column. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2011

A Word From the Publisher

Welcome to Business Florida 2012, our 16th consecutive edition of Florida's official business opportunity guide. Read more »
Published on 10/10/2011

'Help Me Help You'

Florida Trend Publisher Andy Corty's September 2011 column Read more »
Published on 9/1/2011

Florida Trend is on the Upswing

Florida Trend Publisher Andy Corty's August 2011 column Read more »
Published on 8/1/2011

Educating Florida

Florida Trend Publisher Andy Corty's July 2011 column Read more »
Published on 7/1/2011

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Chipola Feather Fest Preview

Between April 24-26 the Great Florida Birding & Wildlife Trail festival will take place in the Chipola area of the Florida Panhandle. See what the birders are looking for.

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About the Everglades, we should...

  • Increase efforts toward restoration, esp. in light of rising sea level
  • Status quo - keep trying to fix it, as we have been
  • Get realistic. We will never restore it with millions living in South Florida.

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