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Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Aug. 2005

Clearwater, Collier County, Fort Myers, Hillsborough County, Lakeland, Manatee County, Naples, Palmetto, Pasco County, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005


Just two years ago, it was as impossible to catch a movie in downtown Orlando as it was for a downtown worker in St. Petersburg to go grocery shopping on her lunch break. Today, in those cities and others across Florida the downtown has infrastructure of Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

For Sale

The 91,000-acre swath of swamp and prairie that Edward Vose "E.V." Babcock bought in 1919 is today the only unbroken avenue of undeveloped land between Lake Okeechobee in the east and Charlotte Harbor on the Gulf Coast. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Southwest Florida In the News - July 2005

News from Bradenton/Sarasota, Fort Myers, Lakeland, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Wesley Chapel. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

The 'Right Direction'

Seven years ago, an Avon Park youth detention facility decided to teach troubled teens home-building skills in order to make them productive citizens. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - June 2005

Bradenton, Clearwater, Collier County, Pinellas County, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Tampa Bay. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Rethinking the Beachfront

Developers have proposed tearing down at least three Fort Myers Beach hotels damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Charley and replacing them with a public park, a four-star hotel, a boardwalk and a new street. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Growing Concern

Nearly 40 years ago, Barbara Mainster and her late husband, Wendell N. Rollason, moved to Miami to create the Redlands Christian Migrant Association to take migrant farmworkers' children out of the fields and into the classroom. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Southwest/Tampa Bay In the News - May 2005

News of Clearwater, Fort Myers, Manatee County, Osprey, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Tampa Bay. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Price Points

Tampa Bay's bedroom communities now extend all the way to Hernando County. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

A Housing Surge

Two kinds of workers are particularly in demand in Southwest Florida: Service sector employees and construction workers needed to meet the demand created by a housing boom. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - March 2005

Belleair, Cape Coral, Gulfport, Hillsborough County, Lakeland, Manatee County, Southwest Florida, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Tarpon Springs. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Downtown Oasis

Downtown Fort Myers bustles with activity each weekday, with some 8,500 workers commuting to work from the suburbs. But there's little night life, and past efforts to revitalize the city's center never took off. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Southwest/Tampa Bay In the News - Feb. 2005

News from Bartow, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Hillsborough County, Naples, Polk County, Safety Harbor, Sarasota, Tampa, Tampa Bay, Trinity. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Income: Buying Power

The Tampa metro area is projected to be second only to Atlanta in the Southeast when it comes to buying power. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Southwest Business Briefs - Dec. 2004

Clearwater Beach, Collier County, Manatee County, Naples, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Venice. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

A Different Direction

Women find a thriving environment as business owners in Tampa Bay. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Nov. 2004

Tampa Bay, Charles Rutenberg Read more »
Published on 11/1/2004

Slim Pickin's

Florida farmers will feel the impact for years. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2004

Southwest Business Briefs - Oct. 2004

Clearwater, Fort Myers, Naples, Sarasota, Southwest, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

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