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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

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

Tourism

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

Agriculture

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

Insurance

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

An Anti-AIDS Blitz

In his State of the Union address a year ago, President Bush called for a nationwide effort to tackle the HIV/AIDS crisis. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Statewide Business Briefs - Jan. 2007

Buying power: Minority gains; Real Estate: Minority lending; Aerospace: Teaming up. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Trendsetters - Jan. 2007

Alicia Cervera Lamadrid, Related Cervera Realty Services; Brian Street, Boca Developers; Jimmy Aviram, ANB Enterprises; Shamanand K. Maharaj, BVC Corp.; Betsy and Andy D'Jamoos, D'Jamoos Group. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Three C's

These are heady times for the arts in Florida. Miami has a stunning new performing arts center. In St. Petersburg the beautifully renovated Mahaffey Theater has reopened. Tampa's performing arts center is healthy. Miramar wants to build an $18-million cul Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Charters' Place

Over the past eight years, groups across Florida have been starting charter schools at an average rate of about 40 a year. There are now about 370 charter schools in the state. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

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