October 31, 2014

Tampa Bay

'Notre Dame of the Southeast'- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Feb. 2003

How will a new Catholic university and town change Collier County's rural landscape? Read more »
Published on 2/1/2003

In the News- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Jan. 2003

Bradenton -- Fort Lauderdale-based The Cura Group bought Meridian Professional Employer Services for an undisclosed sum from StaffAmerica, which was unable to obtain a workers' compensation policy necessary to remain... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2003

Makeover- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Dec. 2002

Tampa is hoping that residential development will give downtown life after dark. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2002

Changes in Store- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Nov. 2002

Developers are looking to revitalize malls that have been leapfrogged by development and retail trends. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2002

Hot Streak- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Oct. 2002

Naples-based F.N.B. Corp. has been on a buying binge and has no plans to stop. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2002

Watch the Birdie- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Sept. 2002

Birdwatching is taking on increased economic

heft, and southwest Florida is benefiting. Read more »

Published on 9/1/2002

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Aug. 2002

CHANGING LIVESA prep school for disadvantaged children in St. Petersburg is expanding to Tampa and beyond.By Amy WelchIn 1995, St. Petersburg businessman Jeff Fortune, then 52, sold two resorts he... Read more »
Published on 8/1/2002

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- July 2002

InterferenceLeaders of a program in southwest Florida fear new foster care guidelines will hamstring their progress.By Amy WelchCarl Weinrich is frustrated. His non-profit organization, Sarasota YMCA Children, Youth and Family... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2002

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- June 2002

Green InvasionA foreign mussel has taken hold in Tampa Bay, threatening native species and clogging intake pipes.By Amy WelchIn late 1999, Tampa Electric Co. sent divers into Tampa Bay to... Read more »
Published on 6/1/2002

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- May 2002

Under FireWill the furor over a controversial Palestinian professor hurt recruitment and fund raising at USF?By Amy WelchLess than two years into her job as president of the University of... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2002

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Published on 4/1/2002

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- March 2002

Tampa-to-TampicoEconomic developers say it's still an uphill battle to sell companies on the advantages of Gulf shipping.By Amy WelchEach week Tampa-based Gulf Caribbean Transport ships about 500 Mexican-made PT Cruisers... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2002

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Feb. 2002

Gaining Traction?Sebring is banking on upgrades to its raceway and airport to lure more business.By Amy WelchNext month's 50th anniversary race at Sebring International Raceway will highlight both a recently... Read more »
Published on 2/1/2002

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Jan. 2002

Bradenton -- Peek Traffic Ltd., a manufacturer of traffic control devices and software, is consolidating its operations. The company is building a 50,000-sq.-ft. facility at GulfCoast Corporate Park in Manatee... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2002

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Dec. 2001

More ChannelsHSN is turning to its website and a new catalog business to help boost revenues.By Stacie Kress BookerMost people know the Home Shopping Network from its TV pitches, but... Read more »
Published on 12/1/2001

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Nov. 2001

More OptionsThe second phase of St. Petersburg's downtown housing boom gets under way despite uncertainty. By Stacie Kress BookerWith the population of the city's core -- now about 3,300 --... Read more »
Published on 11/1/2001

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Oct. 2001

ArtistryA Sarasota businessman has turned an undesirable area into a viable arts colony -- and created a trend.By Amy WelchIn the late '80s, N.J. Olivieri, president of Horizon Mortgage Corp.... Read more »
Published on 10/1/2001

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Sept. 2001

Trail BlazersPinellas County has forged a unique relationship with a national foundation to fund conservation.By Stacie Kress BookerA product of the Reagan era, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2001

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- Aug. 2001

Dead in the WaterBuquebus has one last chance to make good on its promised ferry service from Fort Myers to Key West.By Stacie Kress Booker On the Caloosahatchee River in... Read more »
Published on 8/1/2001

Around the State- Southwest/ Tampa Bay- July 2001

'Testing Ground'An experiment in restructuring higher education will be closely watched.By Stacie Kress BookerA bill passed by the Legislature this spring will reshape higher education throughout the Tampa Bay region.... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2001

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