April 17, 2014

Southeast

Summit Learning Services

Entrepreneur Ed Cwieka and public school teacher Jeanee Thompson met in 2006, opened their tutoring business in 2007... Read more »
Published on 3/21/2013

Renaissance Man

As March begins, event producer Bobby Rodriguez casts an eye on the weather for the remaining weekends that his 21st annual Florida Renaissance Festival will run. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2013

PrimeTime Amusements

David Goldfarb hit on the idea of supplying a sub shop with coin-operated pool tables, a juke box and arcade game and splitting the revenue with the shop... Read more »
Published on 2/15/2013

Fortifying his position

In 2003, Jack Stumpff and his partners bought a controlling interest in Secure Enterprises, which makes a brace system called Secure Door that reinforces garage doors. Read more »
Published on 2/15/2013

Surburban Renewal in Southeast Florida

This fall, if all goes according to plan, 80 to 100 outlet stores will open on the site of the moribund Palm Beach Mall. Read more »
Published on 1/21/2013

Sloan's

Sloan Kamenstein, a London Le Cordon Bleu-educated chef, opened his first Sloan's, an over-the-top ice cream shop, in 1999. Read more »
Published on 1/9/2013

Southeast Florida Newsmakers

John Textor, Robert Runcie and Joe Rooney Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Triton Submarines

When you're in the business of making $3-million personal luxury submarines, you need to do everything you can to broaden the market. Read more »
Published on 12/18/2012

Florida Crystals' Room to Grow

The Treasure Coast has two sites vying to capitalize on the needs of hemmed-in ports trying to increase the volume of goods they handle. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2012

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

A coal oven heats to 800 degrees, enough to cook a pizza in 4 minutes and enough to propel Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza from a single store to a 35-store chain. Read more »
Published on 11/16/2012

Main Street to Wall Street

Inside an otherwise standard suburban office building in Boca Raton runs a “Main Street” with a salon/barber shop, fitness center, doctor’s office, massage therapy, chiropractor, Starbucks and a cafeteria. On... Read more »
Published on 10/31/2012

Big Exit, Big Opportunity

The end of the BankAtlantic community bank era in Florida means big opportunity for its buyer, North Carolina-based BB&T. Its acquisition of the Fort Lauderdale-based lender shoots it from 11th... Read more »
Published on 10/17/2012

Windows of Opportunity

Miami-Dade is one of the largest deposit markets in the nation. Read more »
Published on 10/10/2012

Southeast Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, Key West, Miami, Palm Beach, Port St. Lucie Read more »
Published on 9/20/2012

Regional Snapshots - Palm Beach County

Four New York area hedge funds, anticipating higher taxes, relocated to Palm Beach and West Palm Beach this year. A high vacancy rate and distressed assets continue to pressure rents... Read more »
Published on 9/8/2012

Seaworthy

Marine researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s oceanography division like to tell stories about how scientists there used to take five-gallon buckets to the ocean, a short hike away, to get... Read more »
Published on 8/29/2012

ScheduALL

Making the Olympic Games coverage run on time proved fruitful for Hollywood-based ScheduALL. The privately held software company’s products allowed NBCU to manage its London Olympics coverage. It’s a high-profile... Read more »
Published on 8/28/2012

'B'ing the best

Ricky Wade owns and operates 10 McDonalds Read more »
Published on 8/7/2012

Rental housing booms

Profile of Mo Abbas, Coral Gables developer Read more »
Published on 7/31/2012

Calvin, Giordano & Associates

A South Florida business profile Read more »
Published on 7/19/2012

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