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Around the State- Southeast- Feb. 2000

Chamber WarsAn upstart chamber of commerce ruffles Broward's old David VillanoWhat's in a name? Quite a lot, insists Steve Queior, if you call yourself a chamber of commerce. Queior,... Read more »
Published on 2/1/2000

Around the State- Southeast- Jan. 2000

Atlantis -- JFK Medical Center's Heart Institute received a Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corp., recognizing it as one of the nation's premier cardiovascular hospitals. It is the... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2000

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Silicon in Your ShoesThe I-95 Corridor plan could raise South Florida's high-tech profile -- if it can get David VillanoCalifornia has its Silicon Valley, North Carolina its Research Triangle.... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1999

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Grinding GearsWith investors losing patience, H. Wayne Huizenga struggles to drive up the company's stock price.H. Wayne Huizenga's basic business concept has been simple: Buy up the competition, woo investors... Read more »
Published on 11/1/1999

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Miami's VicePolitical infighting stalls the city of Miami's return from the fiscal brink.Life in the city of Miami is beginning to resemble the telenovelas, the hugely popular Spanish-language soap operas... Read more »
Published on 10/1/1999

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Published on 9/1/1999

Around the State

How Many Malls?With developers bidding for retail dominance in fast-growing Broward County, a turf battle erupts.A high-stakes battle has erupted between two shopping mall development companies over a tract of... Read more »
Published on 8/1/1999

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Trouble in ParadiseWith the outside world lapping at its shores, an enclave of million-dollar condos debates its future.Even an "Island Without Bridges," as Miami-Dade County's ultra-exclusive Fisher Island bills itself,... Read more »
Published on 7/1/1999

Stuck in the Slow Lane

Tolls, taxes or both? That's the question Miami-Dade County officials are debating as they race to meet an October deadline for securing new taxes or other locally generated funds for... Read more »
Published on 6/1/1999

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Developer's Worst Nightmare?The Miami Circle controversy reveals the hidden hazards of land development.By David Villano Permits are in place, so is the financing. Construction crews are standing by. Now if... Read more »
Published on 5/1/1999

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Broward County -- Despite job growth in Broward of a healthy 2%, a $60,000 study recommends the county concentrate job creation efforts in three industries: information technology, medical technology and... Read more »
Published on 4/1/1999

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Preserving Paradise?"Wastin' away again in Margaritaville" is OK, as long as you stay in a hotel or motel. That's the message from Monroe County officials who recently passed an ordinance... Read more »
Published on 3/1/1999

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Pressing MattersHeeding a call for higher earnings, the Miami Herald reinvents itself. How does a company increase sales while downsizing? That's the challenge of new Miami Herald publisher Alberto Ibarg?en.... Read more »
Published on 2/1/1999

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Boca Raton -- Sensormatic Electronics (NYSE-SRM) is cutting 100 U.S. jobs, including 50 in Florida. Another 200 will be cut in Europe. The worldwide manufacturer of shoplifting-detection devices and other... Read more »
Published on 1/1/1999

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Baseball - If You Build It, we will come. That's the message from Boca Raton businessman John Henry, who struck a deal to acquire Major League Baseball's Florida Marlins for... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1998

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FARMLAND - Battle lines are being drawn over a proposed $100 million bond issue to preserve farmland in Palm Beach County's 21,000-acre Agricultural Reserve. With farmland fast falling to development... Read more »
Published on 11/1/1998

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Port of Miami - A high seas fire and a federal indictment and fierce offshore competition haven't been enough to sink the Port of Miami. Through three-quarters of fiscal year... Read more »
Published on 10/1/1998

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Corruption Enough! That's the message from business and civic leaders in Miami-Dade County, fed up with a seemingly endless parade of public officials indicted on criminal charges. Among the latest... Read more »
Published on 9/1/1998

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BOCA RATON -- Philadelphia-based Careers USA, a national staffing firm, is relocating its headquarters here, a move expected to create 50 new jobs.With hopes of emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy... Read more »
Published on 8/1/1998

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DELRAY BEACH After just 16 months, Sunbeam Corp. (NYSE-SOC) is relocating its corporate offices from Delray Beach to a site just west of Boca Raton. The new facility will accommodate... Read more »
Published on 7/1/1998

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