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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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BOCA RATON Cary, North Carolina-based FAC Realty Trust, a shopping center real estate investment trust, announced plans to acquire 11 shopping centers in the southeastern U.S., valued at nearly $100... Read more »
Published on 6/1/1998

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BOCA RATONCross Country Staffing, the nation's largest medical staffing firm, announced plans to consolidate operations at a new headquarters. The company expects to add more than 50 employees over the... Read more »
Published on 5/1/1998

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BOCA RATON -- Database Technologies, a provider of online services to investigative agencies, announced it will relocate from Pompano Beach to Boca Raton. The move is expected to bring more... Read more »
Published on 4/1/1998

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COCONUT CREEK -- The nation's third-largest used-car retailer, Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Driver's Mart, opened its first Florida outlet and will compete with AutoNation USA and CarMax. FORT LAUDERDALE -- H.... Read more »
Published on 3/1/1998

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SOUTHEAST AVENTURA - The Fidelco Group, Westminster Homes and Bellemead Development Corp. closed on a construction loan from Hypo Bank-New York for $91 million - reportedly one of the largest... Read more »
Published on 1/1/1998

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BOCA RATON - Computer Products (Nasdaq-CPRD) and Zytec of Minneapolis, suppliers of power systems for the communications market, have agreed to merge in a transaction valued at more than $500... Read more »
Published on 11/1/1997

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Boca Raton Applied Card Systems of Wilmington, Del., is opening a 100,000-square-foot facility at the Blue Lake Corporate Center. Applied expects to create about 1,000 jobs within a year and... Read more »
Published on 10/1/1997

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Clewiston --U.S. Sugar Corp. will combine its marketing operations with United Sugars Corp. of Minn. Clewiston-based U.S. Sugar, which employs 2,500, is the state's largest grower of sugar cane, with... Read more »
Published on 9/1/1997

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Fort Lauderdale --BankAtlantic (Nasdaq-BANC) agreed to acquire Oriole Homes Corp. (AMEX-OHC) of Delray Beach for $22.4 million as part of BankAtlantic's plan to increase its noninterest- income revenue. Republic Industries... Read more »
Published on 8/1/1997

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BOCA RATON --Gimelstob Realty/Better Homes and Gardens, the largest south Florida-based real estate company, acquired Bishop Realty Associates of Homestead. Bishop's more than 30 real estate agents will join Gimelstob,... Read more »
Published on 7/1/1997

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BOCA RATON --Data Resource Group expanded to a 6,500-square-foot facility and created 30 jobs. The IBM business partner for systems, and service received $36,500 in job growth and training incentive... Read more »
Published on 6/1/1997

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Boca Raton --- CompScript (Nasdaq SmallCap-CPRX) signed a letter of intent to acquire institutional pharmacy services company Campo Medical Pharmacy of Metarie, La. CompScript provides integrated pharmacy services throughout the... Read more »
Published on 4/1/1997

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VENTURA Two groups - Primus Health Care Corp. in south Florida and a partnership between the Florida Medical Association and the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association - couldn't find enough doctors... Read more »
Published on 3/1/1997

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Miami --Oil and natural gas exploration and production company Forcenergy agreed to buy the interests in three Alaskan crude-oil fields from Pittsburgh-based Marathon Oil for $128 million. Forcenergy also agreed... Read more »
Published on 2/1/1997

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