August 1, 2014

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Statewide Business Briefs - May 2007

Engineering: PBS&J; Banking: Banco Bibao Vizcaya Argentina; Florida's Economy: Dropout Costs Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Statewide Players - May 2007

Hank Klein, Flager Real Estate; Lori Perham, AARP; Bill Moss, CB Richard Ellis; Mary Lou Rajchel, Florida Trucking Association Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Coming Up Short

Florida had a smaller ratio of doctoral scientists and engineers in 2003 than any of its competitor states or the nation. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Overdue

The deck is stacked against a quick recovery. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Backbone

From its enactment in 2001, the plan to restore what remains of the Everglades has been a vehicle with a lot of moving pieces. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Smaller, Stronger

Holland & Knight Managing Partner Howell Melton has closed 10 of H&K's 28 U.S. offices. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Innovators

Along with highlights of economic conditions around the state, this year's Economic Yearbook issue focuses on the innovators who are playing such an important role as Florida's economy evolves. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Adapting

Can Florida become a model for how U.S. states adapt to climate change? Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Trendsetters - Healthcare - April 07

Stephen Sanders, School of Physical Education, USF; Lisa Witherspoon, XRKade Research Lab, USF; Todd Keller, IMC Healthcare; Frank Sacco, Memorial Healthcare System; Kelley Rice-Schild, Floridean Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; Nisha M. Broodie, Univer Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Defending the Castle

When it comes to affordable housing, government makes things worse -- and better. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

What Slowdown? Luxury Real Estate

While most of the state's real estate markets sings the blues, sales of trophy properties are humming along. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Who's Lesley Blackner?

Meet the woman whose ideas are hated by every business group in Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

The Japanese Pitch: Daisuke Matsuzaka's Impact?

Daisuke Matsuzaka has already won plenty of games in baseball-crazed Japan, where the 26-year-old pitcher has risen to hero status. The question now is, what can he do for Florida? Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Golden Gaetz

Don Gaetz is something of a legend even before he takes charge of the Senate PreK-12 Education Committee or casts his first vote as a state senator. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Here We Go Again

In 2005, the Legislature created the 15-member Century Commission for a Sustainable Florida, to counsel the state on growth issues. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Incoming

Despite all the talk of hurricanes and skyrocketing insurance and property taxes, Florida is still gaining an average of more than 1,000 people a day. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Muvico: Judgment Day

A chain of luxury movie theaters brings fame and fortune to its founder, a visionary immigrant. But the founder and his investors fall out. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

New Stormwater Rules on Tap

Florida regulators are behind the times in allowing for water-saving, less-polluting techniques such as pervious concrete, narrower streets, green roofs and swales. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Going Green

Water-supply woes, energy costs and environmental concerns are pushing green building practices into the mainstream in Florida. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Winning Teams

Florida universities consistently place high in merchandise sales. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

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