October 24, 2014

Housing/Construction

Cross Currents

A plan to revitalize the Miami River has put the marine industry on a collision course with developers. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Stats: Building Permits in Florida

Building Residential building permits in the first quarter of 2006 per 1,000 non-farm jobs: 8.6: Florida ( No. 1 in US) 6.64: N. Carolina ( No. 2 in US) 6.6... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Multimedia: Retrofitting a Downtown

Some established Florida suburban communities are designing new downtown developments. See photos and renderings of projects statewide. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Campus Crusade

Florida's cramped universities need $3.4 billion for construction projects to meet student demands by 2012. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Who's Building

The State University System will spend nearly a billion dollars in the next three years on everything from waterworks to roadwork. Dorms, garages, students unions and stadiums are extra. Here are some projects. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Fortifying

Fittingly for Florida, the answer to the insurance crisis is to build our way out of it. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Hurricane-Proof -- and Affordable

The homes, dubbed GreenSteel, feature "Katrina cottage" floor plans and designs created by Tolar Denmark Architects of Ocean Springs, Miss., part of a post-Katrina architects' group organized to provide permanent housing for storm victims. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Park Place, Orlando

Most prospective home buyers make note of room sizes, number of bathrooms and whether the kitchen needs updating. Dan Kirby looks at sidewalks. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Downtown Developments

The long-awaited Riverwalk project linking Tampa Heights and the Channel District is building momentum as funding, developers and design work begin to come together. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Cookies

Published on 5/1/2007

UWF's Innovative Home

The University of West Florida will begin building a demonstration home showcasing energy-saving technology and hurricane-mitigation techniques. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Florida Rock Buyout

Birmingham, Ala.-based Vulcan Materials has purchased Florida Rock Industries (NYSE-FRK), one of the largest public companies in northeast Florida, for $4.6 billion. Vulcan is the nation's largest producer of highway... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

High-Rise Habitats

The Sarasota chapter of Habitat for Humanity is shifting away from building single-family homes and focusing instead on higher-density town house and condo projects. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Housing Aid

Convinced that workforce housing has reached a critical stage, J. Ronald Terwilliger, CEO of Atlanta-based Trammell Crow Residential, announced in February he was giving $5 million to support solutions. His... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Save Our Homes

Can a portable Save Our Homes plan pass legal muster? Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Defending the Castle

When it comes to affordable housing, government makes things worse -- and better. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

What Slowdown? Luxury Real Estate

While most of the state's real estate markets sings the blues, sales of trophy properties are humming along. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Who's Lesley Blackner?

Meet the woman whose ideas are hated by every business group in Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Hometown 'Is Already Here'

Patrick Slevin, a Tallahassee-based public relations consultant, has a message for builders and developers. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Culture of Trust

Rocked by a $36-million embezzlement scheme, PBS&J finds the same corporate culture that got it into trouble may help it weather the storm. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

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