October 22, 2016


Around the State- Southeast- June 2000

Tourists vs. TurnipsFort Pierce was counting on using prime port land to boost tourism -- but the new owner has other plans.By David Villano With a gritty, industrial edge --... Read more »
Published on 6/1/2000

Around the State- Southeast- May 2000

Swinging for the FencesThe Marlins want to build a stadium on public land -- and they still want taxpayers to foot the bill.By David VillanoDespite a blow from Gov. Jeb... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2000


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Published on 4/1/2000

Around the State- Southeast- March 2000

A New Road for RyderCan a streamlined Ryder System appease shareholders and keep would-be suitors at bay?by David VillanoA lean, mean, more focused Ryder System Inc. That's how CEO and... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2000

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

Around the State

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

Around the State

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

Around the State

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

Around the State

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

Around the State

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

Around the State

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

Around the State

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

Around the State

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

Around the State

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

Around the State

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

Around the State

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

Around the State

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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