November 26, 2014

Transportation

Florida's inland ports of call

Investors in seven major inland port projects are banking on a jump in international trade, but will there be enough business for all of them? Read more »
Published on 11/26/2014

Minimum-wage pilots in Florida

The employee stocking the shelf at your local Walmart and the junior first officer co-piloting the regional airline plane you're flying have this in common: Both might not take home $25,000 a year. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2014

A wing and a payer: Flight schools in Florida

Thousands of student pilots comprise the growing market of internationals who come to Florida and pay big money to learn to fly at one of its 91 FAA-approved collegiate and vocational schools. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2014

Florida is poised to benefit from new intermodal centers

Expanding the state's ability to move goods and services efficiently will result in lower freight prices for Florida consumers and businesses. Read more »
Published on 10/20/2014

Awaiting the green light in Pinellas County

Pinellas voters will decide if light rail gets a green light. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2014

Report shows Florida seaports' governance model on par with global leaders

How Florida's seaports compare to U.S. and international models Read more »
Published on 7/31/2014

Jacksonville is waiting for its ship to come in

Will a new proposal emerge to develop the former shipyards property on Jacksonville's moribund riverfront? Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

All not aboard with FECI's passenger rail

Florida East Coast Industries' plan to bring private passenger rail service from Miami to Orlando is hitting resistance. Some communities along the proposed route for All Aboard Florida have voiced concern over everything from noise to safety to property values. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

Greenlight Pinellas: Connecting Tampa Bay

Chris Steinocher, President & CEO, St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, explains the benefits of a proposed public mass transit system with plans to unite the Bay Area. Read more »
Published on 7/22/2014

Florida's aircraft manufacturing industry taking off

Florida's booming aircraft manufacturing industry is helping to diversify the state, according to a new report from Florida TaxWatch Florida is the most attractive state for aircraft manufacturing, illustrated by the number of industry companies relocating to the state. Read more »
Published on 7/10/2014

Dealership snapshots

A list of the top 10 Florida car dealers and profiles of AutoNation, Rick Case Automotive Group and Morgan Auto Group. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Hydrogen Hopes

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

A new kind of hybrid

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Fuel Cell Science

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Buckypaper

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Funding Bing Energy

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

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

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