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October 10, 2015


Testing the waters: Floating home development in Florida

In 2005, Hurricane Wilma destroyed a pair of dilapidated marinas in North Bay Village where Fane Lozman, a former Marine pilot and software developer, kept a two-story floating home. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2015

Big green: Demand for green building is up in Florida

In both residential and commercial markets, the demand for green building is high right now. This article looks at green communities -- such as homes in Green Key Village in Lake County that will produce as much energy as they use. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2014

Standing Out: $1-billion to build Metropica in Sunrise

The proposed 65-acre Metropica in Sunrise includes eight condo towers. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2014

St. Petersburg's new apartments offer urban lifestyle

If construction schedules hold, more apartments will be built in downtown St. Petersburg this year than in the past five years combined. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2014

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

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

Looking overseas for growth

A Fort Lauderdale company does business everywhere from the Caribbean to Africa. 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

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