April 8, 2020
Florida Business News

Florida ban on evictions leaves small businesses exposed

Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended residential evictions for at least 45 days but commercial evictions are not included in the suspension— and now some small businesses say they are at risk of being forced out.

Florida's charter fishing captains try to stay afloat

In the statewide stay-at-home order, the list of “essential” services included fishing. Yet for the 3,502 captains with valid charter licenses in the state, inclusion on the list mainly is a moot point.

Inside Florida’s frenzied, failed dash to dole out $600 million in no-bid mask deals

The state Division of Emergency Management embarked on a frantic, frenzied attempt to buy N95 masks, negotiating more than half a billion in purchase orders in just the past week.

With malls shut, property managers work with tenants to attract virtual shoppers

The Aventura Mall, Bal Harbour Shops, Brickell City Centre, the Design District and Dolphin Mall are helping to replace the loss of foot traffic with other ways to do business.

Florida Panhandle property owners sue over beach closures behind their oceanfront homes

Arguing that they are being prevented from using their own backyards, oceanfront property owners are asking a federal judge to block an ordinance that has closed beaches amid the coronavirus crisis.

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One man band brings music to seniors
One man band brings music to seniors

Marc Dobson, The One Man Band, was at Buena Vida senior community last week doing social distance serenading.

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