April 17, 2014

Housing/Construction

e-Builder - Southeast Florida Business Profile

A deep construction recession and slow recovery would seem to be a bad environment for a company that makes construction management software... Read more »
Published on 12/19/2013

Palatial senior living at the Palace at Coral Gables

With its marble flooring, multitiered crystal chandeliers, French-style carved moldings and two dramatic grand staircases, the lobby at the Palace at Coral Gables rivals that of many five-star hotels. The... Read more »
Published on 11/14/2013

Building buy-in at Plum Creek

The undeveloped land owned by Plum Creek Timber in east Alachua County is four times bigger than the borough of Manhattan. Read more »
Published on 11/13/2013

The St. Joe Co. announces an agreement to sell 382,834 acres

The St. Joe Company (NYSE: JOE) today announced that it has entered into a sales agreement with AgReserves, Inc., a Utah corporation, to sell approximately 382,834 acres of its timberland and rural land in Northwest Florida for $565 million. Read more »
Published on 11/7/2013

By the numbers: Paying for solar energy at a home or business

How long does it take to break even? Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

Business Profile: Mr. Solar

As one of just a handful of trained solar-energy installers in Miami-Dade County, electrical contractor Kent Crook expects to reap the rewards if the PACE program booms. Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

Homeowner finds going green will pay for itself - eventually

A 40-year-old, 4,000-sq.-ft. ranch-style home in the Miami area can cost a lot of money to cool... Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

PACE setters: Agencies that handle PACE programs in Florida

All of the PACE programs in Florida handle the applications from property owners and determine whether the applicants are eligible. Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

Slow PACE for energy efficiency retrofits

A program the state approved three years ago makes it easier and cheaper for consumers and businesses to pay for energy-efficiency retrofits. Why is it taking so long to get off the ground? Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

Legal decision could mean more liability for developers

Developers and home builders throughout Florida face potential new legal liabilities for shoddy infrastructure work after a homeowners association in west Orange County won what is being called a landmark case before the Florida Supreme Court. Read more »
Published on 10/22/2013

Power Design: Best Large Company - No. 35

Best Large Company employees answer the question, "What do you like best about your company?" Read more »
Published on 7/25/2013

Reality check for Pensacola's Downtown Technology Park

Economic Development in Northwest Florida Read more »
Published on 5/16/2013

The Extra Mile

A Naples construction firm found a way to add value to its building services. Read more »
Published on 2/7/2013

ABC Domes

After hurricanes crisscrossed Florida, Peter Fedele researched which types of buildings fared best during storms. Read more »
Published on 10/17/2012

Rental housing booms

Profile of Mo Abbas, Coral Gables developer Read more »
Published on 7/31/2012

Worldwide Modular brings modular construction to Miami

South Florida business profile Read more »
Published on 7/5/2012

Pay to play: Adults operating heavy equipment - for fun

People at Play is based in Bradenton. Read more »
Published on 6/20/2012

Blackton is a building supply company

Blackton is based in Orlando. Read more »
Published on 6/20/2012

No slowdown at the Villages

The Villages is located in Sumter, Lake and Marion counties. Read more »
Published on 6/8/2012

Focus on revitalizing downtown Jacksonville

Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown wants to change the way incentives are doled out. Read more »
Published on 5/18/2012

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