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Statewide Business Briefs - Oct. 2008

Stormrisk.org; "Voluntourism," State infrastructure injection Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Fixing Florida's Beach Erosion Is Expensive

Sand Trap: Another storm, another round of beach erosion, another round of questions about renourishment. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Statewide Business Players - Oct. 2008

John C. Wolfe, Florida Municipal Attorneys Association; Troy M. Tippett, American Association of Neurological Surgeons; Dr. Kevin M. Sherin, American Association of Public Heath Physicians; Ray Gilley, Florida Economic Dev. Council; Vivian R. Myrtetus and Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Statewide Business Briefs & Players - Aug. 2008

Florida's most wanted website; Howard M. "Budd" Post, PBS&J; Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

What Really Motivated U.S. Sugar to Sell?

To hear U.S. Sugar President Bob Buker tell it, it’s a great time to be in the sugar business in Florida. So what gives? Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Best Parks for Boat Camping

Here are a half-dozen state parks around our coastlines, with a variety of activities and overnight facilities for weekend visitors. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Fla. Ports Racing to Handle Giant Cargo Ships

The Panama Canal is undergoing the largest expansion in its 94-year history. Florida wants to be in on the action. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

The Pain Spreads in Real Estate

Hotels are benefiting from increased tourism, but economic conditions are hurting other sectors of the commercial market. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Ethanol: Miracle or Mistake?

Florida is sinking millions into ethanol research and grants. But nobody is even close to making it profitable. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Florida Economy Report - Mid 2008

The good news, according to the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness: The U.S. will begin recovering from its “mild” recession right about now. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Political Ads on the Attack

Campaign shadow groups enjoy more liberties in Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Seats Up for Grabs

A move away from partisan politics is stroking heated congressional battles and spelling trouble for incumbents across Florida. Here's a roundup. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Creating a Carbon Trading Hub

The global carbon-trade market is growing fast, with a 2007 cash value of $60 billion, up about 80% from $33 billion in 2006, according to Point Carbon consulting group. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Legislative Preview 2008: Once Again, a Budget Crunch

Will a revenue shortfall prompt changes to Florida's budget and tax system this time? Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Politics' Hired Guns

Today, Florida's professional political consultants know more about voters than the voters might like. But for all the tools at their disposal, it's still tough -- and more expensive -- to get a message out. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

University Spin Game

Success is rare and slow for spinoff companies, but the potential rewards -- visibility and income -- keep schools playing. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Football's Old College Try

A startup professional league hopes to capitalize on Florida's passion for college football. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Florida Port Report

An in-depth look at Florida's seaports. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Florida's Future: Economy in Transition

The chamber's New Cornerstone Revisited report points to a maturing Florida. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Statewide Business Players - Dec. 2007

Susan Story, Gulf Power; Robert Parrish, Florida Home Builders Association; Andrew M. Hirsch, Baird; Michelle Mattox, Associated Industries of Florida Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

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