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Southwest

Alessi Bakery

Less than a month before its 100th anniversary, Tampa's Alessi Bakery — incorporated as Phil's Cake Box Bakeries — filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Read more »
Published on 11/8/2012

Banking Template - Gary Tice Returns to Community Banking

Gary Tice retired after Fifth Third Bank purchased his Naples-based First National Bank of Florida. Following the expiration of the deal's four-year non-compete clause, Tice returned to create another community bank. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2012

ABC Domes

After hurricanes crisscrossed Florida, Peter Fedele researched which types of buildings fared best during storms. Read more »
Published on 10/17/2012

Tanker Scramble at MacDill Air Force Base

The Air Force is phasing out Stratotanker airplanes. How will that impact MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa? Read more »
Published on 9/26/2012

Southwest Florida

Fort Myers, Naples, Port Charlote, Punta Gorda Read more »
Published on 9/20/2012

South Central Florida

Arcadia, Okeechobee, Sebring Read more »
Published on 9/20/2012

Regional Snapshots - Southwest

Perspectives Kevin Fitzgerald President NAI Southwest Florida, Fort Myers “Vacancy rates are stabilizing. Pricing is stabilizing. There appears to be activity in all sectors, both sales and leasing. Office seems... Read more »
Published on 9/8/2012

Hann Powerboats signs international contract

Hann Powerboats of Manatee County has signed its first international contract, a $400,000 deal to make powerboats for a customer in Nigeria Read more »
Published on 9/5/2012

CareerEdge makes gains in workforce development

A Southwest Florida business profile Read more »
Published on 7/11/2012

Cousteau Center for Marine Studies

Canterbury School has become the first Cousteau Divers partner school in the world. Read more »
Published on 7/6/2012

Pay to play: Adults operating heavy equipment - for fun

People at Play is based in Bradenton. Read more »
Published on 6/20/2012

Turnaround in downtown Tampa?

Iconic "beer can" building in downtown Tampa is being renovated. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2012

Smartphone Experts

Profile of a Citrus County smartphone accessory company Read more »
Published on 5/9/2012

Southwest Florida Economic Indicators

Businesses to watch, people to watch, issues to watch and what's hot - what's not. Read more »
Published on 4/9/2012

Real Estate Values in Sarasota and Bradenton

What will $200,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 buy? Read more »
Published on 3/28/2012

Real Estate Values in Fort Myers and Naples

What will $200,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 buy? Read more »
Published on 3/28/2012

Crazy Woman Kayaks expands to Fort Myers

A small business profile. Read more »
Published on 3/15/2012

Meeting Needs of Schools for Lower Calorie Milk Products

The farm and dairy supplier provides lower-sugar chocolate milk to schools. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2012

Southwest Players - March 2012

Susan Blackburn, Susan Maurer, Jewell Kinnison, Rick Homans, Keith Norden and Dan Jurman are on the move in Southwest Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2012

SandStar Remodeling/Custom Homes

The Punta Gorda-bsed company has been hiring and was named the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce's 2011 small business of the year. Read more »
Published on 2/22/2012

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