October 30, 2014

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Miami-Dade's 11th Judicial Circuit and Hillsborough County's 13th Judicial Circuit have launched business courts. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Leading by Example: Sustainable Sarasota

Sarasota County Commissioner Shannon Staub does not, at first glance, look like she'd be Florida's most aggressive elected leader on sustainability issues. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

High-Water Mark

USF's Peter Betzer has used both academic and political acumen to build a powerhouse marine program -- and has capped his tenure with a big high-tech partnership with a Silicon Valley firm. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

No Birkenstocks?

The Happy Feet Plus store on U.S. Highway 19 North in Pinellas County is a green oasis tucked into one of the most congested strips of sprawl in Florida. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Southwest Florida Players - Feb. 2007

Betty Castor, Laura Spencer, Rex Burr, Frank Hay, Mary Kay Johnson, Brian Lamb, Chris Steinocher, Karen Raihill, Jennifer Taylor. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Feb. 2007

Citrus County, Clearwater, Collier County, Fort Myers, Hernando County, Hendry County, Hillsborough County, Lakeland, Pinellas County, Polk County, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Park Place

State parks generated more than 16,000 jobs and contributed $813 million to local communities over the past year. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Dual Effort

The University of South Florida College of Engineering and Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach are teaming up to offer a dual bachelor's degree program in math and engineering. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

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

BALD Clout

While the region's 38 lawmakers comprise 25% of the state Legislature, they have rarely coordinated their various agendas, limiting the group's overall effectiveness. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

MacDill Makeover

MacDill Air Force Base unveiled a $300-million renovation project... Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Dec. 2006

Charlotte County, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Hernando County, Naples, Pasco County, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Wikia Goes West

Wikia, a for-profit spinoff of the St. Petersburg-based online encyclopedia Wikipedia, is moving to Silicon Valley. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Southwest Florida Players - Nov. 2006

Robert Dutkowsky, Steven A. Raymund, Barb Miller, Craig Geer, Steve Smith, Russ Lake, Tom Tosi, Michael Pacini, Chris Tomasso, Dawn Ladd. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Boom

Hillsborough County has 1.18 million residents. It has grown by 34,210 residents since 2005. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Nov 2006

Citrus County, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Lakeland, Naples, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Made in Florida

On 40th Street in Tampa, just northeast of Ybor City, a microdistillery produces handmade vodka called Touch Vodka from Florida wildflower honey. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Part-Timers

Approximately 1.57% of all residents in the Tampa Bay region are temporary residents, meaning they reside in the area for only one season of the year. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Oct. 2006

Bradenton, Citrus County, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Lakeland, Naples, Pasco County, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Getting Creative

Michelle Bauer co-founded a group called Creative Tampa Bay in 2003 to attract more creative workers to the area and help companies gain a competitive edge through "design thinking." Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

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