April 16, 2014

Transportation

Partnering to build a road in Southeast Florida

The four-year expansion of I-595 creates three tolled, reversible express lanes that will separate long-distance commuters from more local traffic for the length of the ride. The public-private partnership came through necessity. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

Business Profile of Hunter Marine

Hunter Marine is trying to rebound with a new owner and new sailboat models. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

MarineMax's comeback

The nation's largest recreational boat dealer is headquartered in Clearwater, Florida. In this business profile, you'll find out how they are making a comeback after the recent economic downturn. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

Chris-Craft finds its footing after two bankruptcy filings

With new owners, the company has more than 200 employees, produces about 450 boats a year and is profitable, with annual revenue of about $50 million — about 70% of prerecession levels. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

Yacht Keeper: Bob Roscioli, owner, Roscioli Yachting Center

Fort Lauderdale's Bob Roscioli has become a legendary figure in the megabucks world of big yachts. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

Boating's impact in Florida

The marine industry in Florida by the numbers. We look at the costs of boating and the impact on Florida's economy. There is also a TopRank Florida list of the major boat builders in the state, ranked by number of employees. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

Private jet services cater to executives

Two private jet services — Aura Jets and Flexjet — offer flexible flying with plenty of perks. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

Vespas of the sky: Italigo Aviation LSA builds light sport aircraft

An Italian maker of small, relatively inexpensive airplanes is bringing the bulk of its manufacturing to Kissimmee, where it hopes that proximity to its largest potential markets will boost sales. Read more »
Published on 11/18/2013

Brunton Auto - Southwest Florida Business Profile

When Scott Minehart purchased Brunton Auto three years ago, the kit car maker was selling about six or seven cars a year... Read more »
Published on 11/5/2013

Chart: Florida's Airports (medium and small)

A list of medium and small airports in Florida, 2013, with number of airlines for each as well as percent of passengers enplaned. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

Ticket to ride on FECI's 'All Aboard Florida'

Florida East Coast Industries believes it can make money offering a service no private company has offered. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

Snapshot: Airlines in Florida

Part of a special report on transportation in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

Snapshot: Automobiles in Florida

Part of a special report on transportation in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

Snapshot: Ships and Ports in Florida

Part of a special report on transportation in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

Snapshot: Spaceships in Florida

Part of a special report on transportation in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

Chart: Florida Ports

A list of Florida's ports in 2013, with number of cruise passengers for each as well as cargo tonnage. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

Chart: Florida Airport Passengers

A list of Florida's airports, ranked by passenger totals. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

Chart: Florida Free Trade Zones

Florida Free Trade Zones are listed alphabetically, along with number designations. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

Snapshot: Local Rail in Florida

Part of a special report on transportation in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

FECI: Old assets, new organization

How Florida East Coast Industries manages their hard assets, employees, and railroad rights of way. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

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