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Room Service

Even before the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center opened in Kissimmee, its creators were planning a technological tool they said would revolutionize the hotel experience for meetings and conventions. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Village of Imagine

Vancouver-based Intrawest Corp. is building a 1,000-unit resort community on Universal Boulevard across from the Orange County Convention Center. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

Central Florida In the News - Nov. 2005

News from Brevard County, Daytona Beach Shores, Deland, Melbourne, Ocoee, Orlando, Palm Coast, Sanford, Volusia County, Winter Park. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

A Decade of Celebration

The community of Celebration in central Florida has succeeded, but not exactly in the ways its founding visionaries imagined. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

Prime Target

A $120-million open-air shopping complex slated for construction next year in Winter Garden signals a change in the landscape of the west Orange County city, just as West Oaks Mall forever altered neighboring Ocoee when it opened in 1996. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

A Bright Spot

Central Florida's optics and photonics industry is a beacon in the state's tech community. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

Central Florida In the News - Oct. 2005

News from Altamonte Springs, Daytona Beach, Holly Hill, Lake Mary, Maitland. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Street Smart

Hoping to ease Orlando's notorious traffic woes, central Florida leaders are developing plans for a commuter train that eventually will run through Volusia, Seminole, Orange and Osceola counties. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Fitting In

Nemours Foundation plans to open a free-standing non-profit children's hospital in Orlando by 2010, but first it must find a place in the community. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

A Swim in the Park

Although SeaWorld's newest water park in Orlando isn't slated to open until early 2007, parent company Busch Entertainment Corp. is already carefully carving out its marketing strategy. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Central Florida Business Briefs - Aug. 2005

Daytona Beach, DeLand, Maitland, Orlando, Ormond Beach, Palm Bay, Port Orange, Rockledge. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005


Just two years ago, it was as impossible to catch a movie in downtown Orlando as it was for a downtown worker in St. Petersburg to go grocery shopping on her lunch break. Today, in those cities and others across Florida the downtown has infrastructure of Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Development Via Democracy

For a proposed development area dubbed Innovation Way, it seems fitting that the community is providing input via a test-pilot program that incorporates some of the latest technology in land-use planning. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Orlando's Condo World

Orlando's booming but has no bubble, says Steve Walsh, partner and founder of Broad Street Partners, developer of the proposed Tradition Towers, a 300-unit condominium project in Orlando with 1,400 people on its waiting list. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

Breakfast Blend

Three years ago, an off-the-wall bunch of infotainment junkies put together what they thought was a hip morning show at a television station in Dayton, Ohio. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

Woks of Art

Add Jinja Asia Café to the expanding Chinese chain gangs that now include P.F. Chang's, Pei Wei Asian Diners, Bamboo Club Asian Bistro, Panda Express, Mama Fu's Asian House and Paul Lee's. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

A Gaming Rarity

Video game design and development is a man's world. On average, more than 90% of industry workers are male. Don't tell Amanda Eubanks. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Game Faces

Electronic Arts employees Joe Stallings, Astrid Glende, Nick Zuccarello, Scott Nagy, Seth Christie. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Surfing the Caribbean

Ron Jon Surf Shop has signed a licensing agreement with Orlando-based Jayram to open as many as six surf shops around the Caribbean this year. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Central Florida Business Briefs - June 2005

Clermont, Daytona Beach, Daytona Beach Shores, DeLand, Lake Mary, Longwood, Palm Coast, Orlando, Osceola County. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

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