September 1, 2014

Housing/Construction

Plans for former Panama City airport site take off

Panama City will get its first master-planned village on former airport property. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Looking overseas for growth

A Fort Lauderdale company does business everywhere from the Caribbean to Africa. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Neighborhood watch in Tampa

Tampa's mayor makes Sulphur Springs' revitalization a priority. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Downtown West Palm Beach gets a housing boost

West Palm Beach's condo and apartment market is surging. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

International buyers bolster Florida's housing market

The analysis from Florida TaxWatch projects that Florida is estimated to sell more than 60,000 homes to international buyers through 2016. Read more »
Published on 6/20/2014

New home construction in Florida indicates growing economy

Housing starts lead the state's economy. Read more »
Published on 4/23/2014

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

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