March 17, 2018


Blueberry Farm, Packing House Tour

Believe it or not, but Florida, and particularly Polk County, is becoming a hotbed for blueberry farming. Watch a blueberry's path from vine to store in a tour of the Clear Springs facility, narrated by Trend's Amy Keller. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

Blueberry Fields Forever

Believe it or not, but Florida, and particularly Polk County, is becoming a hotbed for blueberry farming. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Aug. 2007

Bradenton, Citrus County, Charlotte County, Collier County, Fort Myers, Lakeland, Naples, Pasco County, Sarasota, Sarasota County, St. Petersburg, Tampa Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

TV Chopping

Fifteen months after IAC/InterActive Corp. hired former Nike executive Mindy Grossman to pull the HSN out of a sales slump, the St. Petersburg company is still disappointing investors... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007


For decades, highly populated areas like Hillsborough County and Pinellas County have operated taxpayer-funded land-buying programs to protect environmentally sensitive lands. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Top Naples, Fort Myers Communities

New-home starts in 2006 Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

In High Spirits

South Florida-based Spirit Airlines is bringing its own low-cost model to the Caribbean and Latin Markets. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Salty Solution?

Five years and $40 million over budget, the largest desalination plant in North America is finally producing fresh water for the Tampa Bay Region. Its problems have a lot to say about the technology's promise to solve the state's - and the nation's - wate Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

High-Rise Habitats

The Sarasota chapter of Habitat for Humanity is shifting away from building single-family homes and focusing instead on higher-density town house and condo projects. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Irish Interest

Tampa was one of three U.S. cities a delegation from Belfast visited recently. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Southwest Florida Players - May 2007

Jeff Fuqua, Craig Sher, Ron Wheeler, Sembler Co.; Anand Nallathambi, First Advantage Corp. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

SOUTHWEST: New Directions

A booming commercial construction market is supplanting the stagnant residential market. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - March 2007

Bonita Springs, Bradenton, Charlotte County, Clearwater, Collier County, Fort Myers, Hernando County, Pinellas County, Ssrasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Southwest Florida Players - March 2007

Kitty Green, Fred Pezeshkan, John Pinholster, P. Thomas Abraham, Dale Dignum, Fred McClure, Sarah S. Rogers. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Accelerating Sales

Six years ago, Mike Harley took a gamble on the internet. As president of Payless Car Rental, he ramped up internet advertising and watched as his discount car rental business blossomed into a real competitor. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Drawing Board

Under former Mayor Dick Greco, Tampa began planning a facility to replace the 22-year-old Tampa Museum of Art. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Leading by Example: Sustainable Sarasota

Sarasota County Commissioner Shannon Staub does not, at first glance, look like she'd be Florida's most aggressive elected leader on sustainability issues. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Southwest Florida Players - Feb. 2007

Betty Castor, Laura Spencer, Rex Burr, Frank Hay, Mary Kay Johnson, Brian Lamb, Chris Steinocher, Karen Raihill, Jennifer Taylor. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Feb. 2007

Citrus County, Clearwater, Collier County, Fort Myers, Hernando County, Hendry County, Hillsborough County, Lakeland, Pinellas County, Polk County, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Northwest Florida Business Briefs - Jan. 2007

Bay County, Madison County, Tallahassee, Walton County. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

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