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June 22, 2018

Economic Yearbook

Southwest Florida: Snapshot of the region's economic strengths and challenges, people to watch

Tampa/Hillsborough County earns a thumbs up on economic development, education and employment. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2018

Northwest Florida: In 2018, economic strengths and challenges, people to watch

Downtown Pensacola redevelopment efforts earn a thumbs up, but public health/crime get a thumbs down. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2018

Northeast Florida: Snapshot of the region's economic strengths and challenges, people to watch

Jacksonville/Duval County's crime rate earns it a thumbs down, but it gets thumbs up for its progress on improving schools and for its economic development efforts. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2018

Central Florida: In 2018, economic strengths and challenges, people to watch

Orlando and Orange County are making progress on economic development and arts and recreation. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2018

Southeast Florida: In 2018, economic strengths and challenges, people to watch

Fort Lauderdale earns two thumbs down on public health and transportation but a thumbs up on downtown redevelopment. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2018

Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties: Economic strengths and challenges, people to watch

Miami-Dade makes few inroads into its transportation challenges, but earns a thumbs up on school improvements... Read more »
Published on 3/28/2018

2018 Economic Yearbook

This year, Florida Trend's Economic Yearbook focuses on specific issues — from economic development and public safety to transportation and education — that challenge the cities and counties across the state, assessing whether progress has been made in each category. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2018

Northeast Florida: Picking up the pieces

Downtown Jacksonville's changing landscape; after-effects of Hurricane Matthew; and the Blanche Hotel renovation in Lake City. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Northwest Florida: A slew of projects

Escambia County's big projects; Leon County's urban core; water and more in Okaloosa County. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Central Florida: I-4 and more

Work continues on Orlando's I-4 Ultimate road improvement plan; the SunRail expands; Orlando International Airport expects to complete its people-moving complex as part of a $1-billion expansion. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Southwest Florida: Arrivals and departures

Tampa International Airport continues work on its $1-billion expansion and renovation; Tampa targets its West River area for redevelopment; and Jeff Vinik makes progress on his downtown Tampa plans. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Southeast Florida: A building boom

Fort Lauderdale's Brightline rail station is being complete; Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport is undergoing a $295-million expansion; and new luxury apartments, hotels and retailers are moving in. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Miami-Dade/Monroe: Trains, traffic and sea rise

Florida East Coast's Brightline rail service debuts this summer in south Florida as Miami Beach and Monroe County prepare for rising water. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Civic Hardware: Infrastructure projects drive growth across Florida

Across Florida, infrastructure projects are driving growth, as cities and counties invest to create more livable environments. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Northwest Florida: A home run

Quint Studer's Blue Wahoos baseball facility kicked off a wave of development in downtown Pensacola. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Central Florida: $2 billion in projects

Work on I-4 — including through downtown Orlando — will continue for at least the next decade. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Southwest Florida: Residential boom

St. Petersburg's city-owned waterfront has proved to be a catalyst for growth. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Southeast Florida: A surge of hotels and apartments

Residential development projects are spilling out from Fort Lauderdale's urban core. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Miami-Dade/Monroe: A surge of residents and businesses

Office space is at a premium in downtown Miami. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Changing downtowns

A healthy downtown has become a key indicator of civic vitality as more residents flock to walkable live/work/play city center and retailers, restaurateurs and companies will follow suit. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Economic expansion all around

Transportation and infrastructure projects are paving the way for future growth in southeast Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2015

Tourism and construction drive the region

Miami-Dade County is stepping up its marketing to attract gay and lesbian travelers. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2015

Gaining momentum

With the economic recovery in full swing, businesses across Florida are laying the groundwork for continued growth. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2015

Creating a Tech Hub in Miami

Tourism, real estate and international trade are driving the economy in Miami-Dade County, as they have for years. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

Fort Lauderdale is in expansion mode

The county's construction and real estate industries have recovered and again are an important growth driver. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

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Brevard Zoo releases sea turtles
Brevard Zoo releases sea turtles

Sea turtles Skipper and Ginny were released Thursday, June 21, 2018 after recovering from medical problems at the Brevard Zoo. (There is no audio track on this video from the Brevard Zoo.)

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