January 27, 2020
Florida Business News

‘Fake Florida’ has starred in $500 million worth of film, television productions

Just because fewer productions are choosing to film in Florida doesn’t mean the Sunshine State has been absent from the silver (or small) screen — it just means other states have stepped in to depict Florida.

Wild Fork Foods is growing in South Florida, but its parent company is under fire

Wild Fork Foods, a meat lover’s delight, is growing in South Florida, but its parent company finds itself in the crosshairs of two U.S. senators, including Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.

Florida’s first-ever state resilience officer is in listening mode

In 2019, Florida Gov. Ron Desantis appointed the state’s first-ever chief resilience officer. Julia Nesheiwat shares the lessons she brings to the position from her time in the military and academia.

Whither Weeki Wachee? Iconic Florida roadside attraction, city and river on verge of change

Change could be coming to Weeki Wachee -- to the river, the state park, the city and the roadside attraction that bear its name and have drawn people to this natural wonder and iconic mermaid show since 1947.

The stock market soared in 2019. Not all Miami-area public companies kept up

Many of the large, publicly traded companies that call Miami-Dade and Broward home kept up with the broader market gains. But not all.

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