January 21, 2019

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 1/9/2019

› Chinese discount retailer Miniso coming to Altamonte Mall
Discount Chinese retailer Miniso is making its Florida debut at Altamonte Mall. Miniso, which advertises itself as a “Japanese Lifestyle Brand,” is actually based out of Guangdong, China.

› Wanted: A developer for a prime block in St. Pete's booming Edge District
The city of St. Petersburg is looking for someone to buy and develop a prime piece of property — a block in the booming Edge District. It is not often that an entire urban block becomes available, and "in my opinion there will be a great deal of interest from developers,'' said Patrick Calhoon, a commercial real estate broker.

› Humpback whale sightings very active on Central Florida coast
Terry Clark loves whales. She has such an affinity, she spends many days on her Flagler Beach balcony, gazing through binoculars hoping to see one. Clark is one of 200 volunteer whale spotters, helping Marineland along a 70-mile stretch of Florida coastline.

› Petition seeks to get rejected energy choice proposal on 2020 ballot
Residential and business ratepayers could save as much as $7.5 billion a year by 2030 if Florida joins 18 other states and the District of Columbia in untangling its utility regulations to generate competition in wholesale and retail electric markets.

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