April 20, 2014

Southwest

A need for skilled workers in Southwest Florida

While southwest Florida's economy is back on steady footing, the region is grappling with shortages of skilled labor in construction and precision manufacturing. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

Florida Southern College's Wright Stuff

Working from architectural plans created by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1938, Florida Southern in Lakeland began work on a 13th Wright building a few years back... Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

Bradenton's planetarium becomes a star attraction

Bishop Planetarium's new $500,000 projection system projects 3-D images across the planetarium's 50-foot dome. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

Job gains in Tampa Bay

Between August 2012 and August 2013, Hillsborough County gained more than 24,000 jobs — and that was before a string of major job-related ... Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

MobileBits - Southwest Florida Business Profile

MobileBits, a Sarasota mobile technology company, plans to add 40 jobs and expand its Sarasota facility by 2,000 square feet. Read more »
Published on 12/13/2013

Trolling for tech: The Pasco EDC is working to attract technology firms

When John Hagen became president and CEO of the Pasco Economic Development Council in January 2010, he already knew the county's incentives program needed to be improved. Read more »
Published on 12/12/2013

Brunton Auto - Southwest Florida Business Profile

When Scott Minehart purchased Brunton Auto three years ago, the kit car maker was selling about six or seven cars a year... Read more »
Published on 11/5/2013

Tampa Bay's commercial real estate market

Tampa retail lags much of the state with half the rental rates of Miami. Read more »
Published on 10/31/2013

A Clearwater tale: Business and tourism on upswing

Saturday Dec. 10, 2005, turned out to be a good day for both Winter the Dolphin and the city of Clearwater... Read more »
Published on 10/30/2013

Ovations Food Services - Southwest Florida Business Profile

Tampa-based Ovations Food Services manages food and catering operations at more than 120 venues in the United States and Canada... Read more »
Published on 10/22/2013

A growing field at IMG Academy

The 450-acre IMG Academy in Bradenton trains more than 12,000 athletes a year in golf, baseball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer and football. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2013

Tribridge technology services

Business Profile - Southwest Florida Read more »
Published on 9/17/2013

Mutual respect is paramount at FCCI Insurance Group

Employees are encouraged to openly voice suggestions and complaints to upper management. Read more »
Published on 8/15/2013

American Strategic Insurance

Following its own hurricane-preparation advice, St. Petersburg-based American Strategic Insurance has built a headquarters designed to withstand a Category 5 hurricane. Read more »
Published on 8/6/2013

Draken International

Looking for a MiG-21 fighter jet with a top speed of Mach 2? Read more »
Published on 7/11/2013

License to Reveal

PlateSmart's license plate recognition software has won contracts from law enforcement agencies in Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/5/2013

Hertz

Hertz Global Holdings, the world's largest airport/general-use car rental company, plans to move its world headquarters from New Jersey to southwest Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/21/2013

Stick figure sculptures are smiley-face business

Tube Dudes put a smiley face on founder Scott Gerber Read more »
Published on 5/13/2013

Didrick Medical X-Finger

The X-Finger is a finalist for the Cade Museum Prize Read more »
Published on 5/7/2013

Southwest Florida

Population and demographic statistics for Southwest Florida; businesses and people to watch. Read more »
Published on 4/9/2013

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