May 6, 2021
Florida Business News

Economic boom leads to shortages, inflation as Florida bounces back from pandemic

People from around the country are moving to the Sunshine State. Economy and finance experts say that's great for the economy as the nation rebounds from the pandemic, but it can be a double-edged sword.

A new mutation of the Brazilian COVID variant surfaces in Broward

Florida’s Department of Health has reported a new coronavirus variant of concern in the state, a mutation of the highly contagious variant first discovered in Brazil.

Tiptree cancels Fortegra IPO offering

Tiptree Inc. said in March it hoped an initial public offering of The Fortegra Group Inc. would unlock value in the subsidiary that was not reflected in Tiptree’s stock price. The strategy worked, for a while anyway.

Florida regulators approve Duke Energy rate hike

Residential customers’ monthly bills will go up between 3 percent and 4 percent over a three-year period, which begins in January. The exact amounts will be determined later this year.

SeaWorld’s interim CEO Marc Swanson gets the top job

Last year, SeaWorld executive Marc Swanson was named interim CEO after the previous leader resigned abruptly. It was perhaps the worst time in history for someone to be running a theme park company.

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Miami’s Children Museum reopens after 14 months of COVID-19 closures
Miami’s Children Museum reopens after 14 months of COVID-19 closures

After 14 months, Miami’s Children Museum will physically reopen this weekend. It has maintained a strong online presence for children and families since the start of the pandemic.

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