December 22, 2014

Central

Liftoff for new attraction at the Kennedy Space Center

NASA's space shuttle program has ended, but Brevard County's economy is getting a boost from the retired shuttle Atlantis, which has begun a new career as the centerpiece of a $100-million attraction at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

Family values at Crossman & Co.

Scott Crossman founded Crossman & Co., a retail leasing and management company in Orlando, in 1990 and built it through the years with strong central Florida business contacts. Read more »
Published on 8/14/2013

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Published on 8/7/2013

Crawford Entertainment

Seminole County native Chad Crawford graduated from Full Sail University but bounced around doing odd jobs until... Read more »
Published on 7/23/2013

Michael Schultz talks Florida Hospital and trends in state healthcare

Michael Schultz, President, CEO, Florida Region & Tampa Bay Network, Florida Hospital discusses trends in Florida health care... Read more »
Published on 7/22/2013

Water challenges at SFWMD

Daniel O'Keefe, a real estate attorney, is the new chairman of the South Florida Water Management District. In this interview, O'Keefe discusses what's coming up for the District. Read more »
Published on 7/17/2013

Drumming up support for a commercial spaceport

Space Florida, the state's aerospace economic development agency, continues to work for a commercial launch site just north of the Kennedy Space Center. Read more »
Published on 6/14/2013

Employment Technologies

When Joe Sefcik Jr. founded Employment Technologies in 1995, many companies were still using paper, pencil and telephones to test job candidates or conduct employee evaluations. Read more »
Published on 6/5/2013

DataSite

Orlando-based DataSite bills itself as “a fortress for the digital world” for good reason. Read more »
Published on 5/23/2013

Pain Relief: Northrop Grumman is expanding in Melbourne

Brevard County's pain from the shutdown of the NASA space shuttle program is getting a significant dose of relief from Northrop Grumman. Read more »
Published on 5/20/2013

Central Florida

Population and demographic statistics for Central Florida; businesses and people to watch. Read more »
Published on 4/4/2013

Disney Moves

A reorganization of top ranks at Walt Disney World has brought Disney veteran George A. Kalogridis back to Orlando as president of the Disney Co.'s largest resort. Read more »
Published on 3/14/2013

Final Link in Orlando's State Road Beltway

Work on the $1.7-billion Wekiva Parkway (SR 429) is under way northwest of Orlando, a milestone in developing the final link of a beltway around the urban core. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2013

Luxury bus transportation in Florida is "On a Roll"

The past five years have seen the re-emergence of bus transportation... the trend has taken root in Florida as well... Read more »
Published on 2/19/2013

Digital Risk

In December the mortgage transaction company was acquired for $175 million in an all-cash transaction by a Hewlett-Packard affiliate in Bangalore, India. Read more »
Published on 2/4/2013

Professional Aircraft Accessories

A $1.5-million expansion of Professional Aircraft Accessories at Space Coast Regional Airport has paid off for Brevard County with the addition of 65 jobs. Read more »
Published on 1/16/2013

Heads in Beds - Theme Park Tourism Surge

Tourism continued its statewide surge in 2012, nowhere more strongly than at theme parks in the Orlando area, which added thousands of jobs and pumped millions of dollars into the local economy with ongoing expansions. Read more »
Published on 1/8/2013

Central Florida Newsmakers

Lake Nona, David and Jacqueline Siegel, The Villages and Theme Parks Read more »
Published on 12/21/2012

Jump Start - Port Canaveral Expansion Begins Early

Port Canaveral will get an early start on work to widen and deepen its main shipping channel so the Brevard County port can handle more cargo. Read more »
Published on 12/13/2012

No Mistakes at the Lake - Lake Nona and Florida's High-tech Future

Lake Nona (and, by extension, Florida) has staked out a place on the cutting-edge that deserves attention and investment. Read more »
Published on 12/5/2012

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