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Road Work

Orlando-based Ascenda Inc. has developed free-standing kiosks that allow drivers to give transportation officials feedback on expressway expansions, system improvements and customer service. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Universal Appeal

Convention planners have been calling for more luxury hotels along International Drive since the Orange County Convention Center expanded in 2003 to become the second biggest in the nation. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Central Florida Players - May 2006

Robert L. Johnson, John Bultema III, John Caparella, Kemp Gallineau, Frank Billingsley. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Central Florida Business Briefs - May 2006

Daytona Beach, Daytona Beach Shores, Kissimmee, Melbourne, Orlando, Ormond Beach, Port Orange, Winter Park. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

New Heights

Miami-based CMA Cos. has announced plans for an $850-million luxury condominium and resort near the convention center called The Blue Rose, which is expected to be the tallest residential structure in central Florida when it opens in phases beginning in l Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Med School OK

Construction on a new medical school at the University of Central Florida, which received approval in March by the state Board of Governors, could start this year and begin training students in 2008. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

$1.5-Million Gift

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida is building a permanent facility for its Eatonville branch with a $1.5-million donation from Darden Restaurants. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

A Cultural Showcase

In Eatonville, the Orange County community best known as home of the Zora Neale Hurston Festival, former Miss Eatonville Debra Williams and business partner Sharon Fletcher Jones are creating the non-profit Heritage Village to showcase the nation's oldest Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

This Court Means Business

The success of Orlando's high-tech, no-nonsense business court has others looking to follow suit. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Hispanic Influence

Growing Spanish-speaking population becoming key economic driver in four-county Central Florida region anchored by Orlando. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Central Florida Business Briefs - March 2006

Daytona Beach, Lake Mary. Orange County, Orlando, Winter Park. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Lakefront Luxury

Rock Equities has started construction on Baldwin Harbor, a lakefront luxury residential development of two eight-story complexes in Baldwin Park near downtown Orlando. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Hydrogen Help

The University of Central Florida has secured $7.4 million from NASA for another year of research into ways to use hydrogen as fuel. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Central Florida Players - March 2006

Thomas Connolly, Bill Jennings, Steve Gardner, Beverly Pindling, Maurice "Mike" Callinan, Frank W. Herring Jr., Tom Goodson. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Making an Impact

The Rollins College Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership Center has partnered with www.OpportunityKnocks.org, a national job listings website. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Hitting Its Stride

When John Hitt became president of the University of Central Florida in 1992, the school had 20,200 students and was mostly a local resource for community college transfers. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Central Florida Players - Feb. 2006

Byron Brooks, Rebecca Sutton, Mark McHugh, Dennis Jones, Paul McKitrick, The Rev. Fred Maxwell, Bob Larson, Fred H. Pryor Jr. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Central Florida Business Briefs - Feb. 2006

Apopka, Eatonville, Orange County, Orlando, Poinciana, Port Canaveral, Volusia County, Winter Park. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Staying Put

Despite multiple hurricanes in 2004, residents still grew complacent when it came time to evacuate, according to a University of Central Florida survey of county emergency managers. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Anthrax Vaccine

Using only one acre of tobacco plants, the U.S. could safely and inexpensively create enough anthrax vaccine to inoculate every resident. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

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