July 2019 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue


The Legal Issue

For the Defense

For the Defense

The state's lawsuit vs. opioid manufacturers is anything but a slam dunk. One reason - Amy Furness, who's defending the maker of Percocet.

A Stretch

Why does Florida still allow companies to set up subsidaries to collect royalties from themselves?

Tax Break Merry-Go-Round

How Florida taxpayers wound up subsidizing junk mail.

A High Court Shift

What a more conservative state Supreme court means; plus significant rulings.

The state's top lawyers
Florida Legal Elite

For the 16th year, Florida Legal Elite presents a prestigious roster of attorneys chosen for recognition by their peers.

Profile: Terry Taylor
Steering Clear of Publicity

The largest private owner of auto dealerships doesn't care if you don't know him. He prefers it that way.


Up Front
New Chapters

I have had occasion to reflect a bit recently, both personally and professionally...

Randy Reese

“Coaching has changed. Competing against the phones is the biggest problem I have.”

Editor's Page

The Burr Foundation helps provide the words - and understanding - necessary to keep children safe.

Florida's Biggest Companies

Florida Trend's Top 350

Florida Trend's Top 350

Florida's top public and private companies, ranked by revenue.

Top Public Companies

The state's 125 biggest public companies.

Top Private Companies

The state's 225 biggest private companies.

Around the State


Coconut Grove's commercial sector picks up.

Business Recruiting

Port St. Lucie finally adds a business element.

Growing Business

Innovation is a key component of Wish Farms success.

Land Swap

Consolidated-Tomoka is selling off undeveloped land to buy developed land.

Lotto Trouble

Meager gains spur winner to sue.

Taking Off

Northweswt Florida's four major airports have seen historic rises in passenger counts. Fueling the increases: The arrival of several commercial carriers along with a strong regional economy.

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An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.


Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket From Florida, Its ‘Most Difficult’ Ever
SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket From Florida, Its ‘Most Difficult’ Ever

Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched its Falcon Heavy rocket for the U.S. military early Tuesday in a spectacular nighttime liftoff that Musk described as the company’s toughest yet. The rocket and payload rumbled aloft at 2:30 a.m. local time from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida after a three-hour delay.

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