April 24, 2014

Southwest

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- May 2001

Taking on Wall StreetA small Clearwater firm could become the only Florida-based stock exchange.by Stacie Kress BookerJohn Schaible and Mark Yegge, 30-something co-founders of Clearwater-based NexTrade, accomplished what many in... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2001

Southwest Region

Manatee, Hardee, Sarasota, DeSoto, Highlands, Charlotte, Glades, Lee, Hendry and Collier counties Read more »
Published on 4/1/2001

Around the State- Southwest. Tampa Bay- March 2001

Not-coms vs. Dot-comsNew-economy companies are snubbing invitations to join southwest Florida Chambers.A recent audit by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce found that the city's emerging new-economy base offers a... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2001

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Feb. 2001

Seeds of a Brain Trust?Hinton Farms Produce, run by husband and wife team Cammy and Wylie Hinton, will be distributing two new varieties of strawberries this season. The Earlibrite and... Read more »
Published on 2/1/2001

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Jan. 2001

Clearwater-- Newcomer Southeast Airlines started service between St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport and Charlotte, N.C. The fledgling airline, based in Largo, bills itself as a low-cost carrier with friendly service. Southeast... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2001

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Dec. 2000

Counting the BenefitsHow much is a Super Bowl worth to a community? It depends on how you keep score.By Stacie Kress BookerTampa Bay is counting on scoring big -- to... Read more »
Published on 12/1/2000

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Nov. 2000

Not Too SweetFlorida once led the nation in honey production. Now the industry -- concentrated in the southwest -- is just fighting for survival.By Stacie Kress BookerRobert Grande is sitting... Read more »
Published on 11/1/2000

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Oct. 2000

Cutting Into Profit MarginsA new industry that recycles medical devices is rankling the manufacturers of those devices.By Stacie Kress Booker Cost-cutting measures born of managed health care have created a... Read more »
Published on 10/1/2000

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Sept. 2000

What Now?Clearwater voters strike down an ambitious downtown plan and deal city leaders a major blow.By Stacie Kress Booker Developers had big plans to transform Clearwater's dormant downtown waterfront into... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2000

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Aug. 2000

Olympic DreamsBy Stacie Kress Booker Four years ago, Ed Turanchik, a Hillsborough County commissioner at the time, got a call from a constituent suggesting Tampa bid to host the Olympic... Read more »
Published on 8/1/2000

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- July 2000

No Room at the InnA vacation hotspot for the rich, Marco Island is under the gun when it comes to affordable housing.By Stacie Kress BookerBarely six miles long and four... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2000

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- June 2000

Half-Empty or Half-Full?A huge amount of money is flowing into Tampa's VC market, but the region still falls short in key areas.By Stacie Kress Booker When H.C. Wainwright & Co.,... Read more »
Published on 6/1/2000

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- May 2000

Across the GulfPinellas County looks to help its manufacturing firms do business in MexicoBy Stacie Kress Booker With Florida accounting for only 1% of the U.S.' $200 billion in annual... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2000

Southwest

Manatee, Hardee, Sarasota, DeSoto, Highlands, Charlotte, Glades, Lee, Hendry, Collier counties Read more »
Published on 4/1/2000

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- March 2000

When Small is BigFederal funding for cutting-edge research puts USF's Bayboro campus on the map.by Stacie Kress BookerWhen Peter Betzer joined the University of South Florida's department of marine science... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2000

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Feb. 2000

The Florida PipelineTwo companies are competing, but there may be only enough market for one.by Stacie Kress BookerTwo publicly held energy giants are vying to build the state's first trans-gulf... Read more »
Published on 2/1/2000

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Jan. 2000

Clearwater -- A management group at Maxxim Medical has acquired the medical products manufacturer in a recapitalization transaction financed by San Francisco-based investment firm Fox Paine & Co. With the... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2000

Around the State

Beyond Call CentersChase Manhattan's Tampa expansion may reflect a step-up in financial services jobs coming to town.By Stacie Kress BookerTampa business leaders are crowing about a new class of financial... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1999

Around the State

Birth of a City?Tropicana Products adds another pillar to the foundation of a fast-growing new community.Last March, global juice producer Tropicana Products Inc. announced it had outgrown offices in downtown... Read more »
Published on 11/1/1999

Around the State

News News NewsMedia General plans to move the operations of its Tampa Bay area newspaper, TV station and online service under one news-gathering umbrella.Grandly referred to as "The News Center,"... Read more »
Published on 10/1/1999

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