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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


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

Trendsetters - Feb. 2007

Harold Mills, ZeroChaos; Doug Fowler, SpectorSoft; Baird Lobree, Auxis; Maurice Heiblum, Elluminate USA; Gary Langton, Quadrant Software. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Icon: Harris Rosen

The reason I'm in it is because when we do a good job -- and we do that fortunately fairly often -- it's so nice to hear people tell you how much they enjoyed their stay. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Resort R&R

From offbeat to old-timey, Florida resorts cover the spectrum. Some are well-known; others are off the beaten path. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Think Big, Guv'nr

Is it imaginable that Charlie Crist could be a great governor? Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007


Two trends will influence Florida's tourism industry in 2007: Travelers want "bragging rights" about a unique vacation experience, and they love to compare notes with each other over the internet. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007


Small farmers hope to cash in on interest in buying local. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007


For the insurance industry, the general public and politicians, any discussion of the year ahead begins and ends with hurricane insurance. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Florida's New CEO

"I want to raise teachers' salaries. That's very, very important for me to do. What we mapped out during the campaign was to raise the salaries for the top 25% of Florida teachers. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Residential Real Estate

As the residential market cools, pricing becomes key. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

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