August 2015 Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
Blue-chip investors are betting half a billion dollars on an indie-rock guitarist and science fair geek with a secretive ‘augmented reality’ technology company just south of the Fort Lauderdale airport.
The ag industry and researchers are trying everything to stop the greening plague destroying Florida’s citrus business. One tactic: Invent a greening-proof tree.
The Treasure Coast's incentive-laden effort to brand itself as the Research Coast has hit some snags.
Defense. Communications. Photonics. Research. There are now nearly 20,000 high-tech companies along Florida's I-4 Corridor
Up Front - Publisher's Column
Andy Corty reflects on how different generations—"the "Greatest Generation," Baby Boomers, Gen X-ers and now the Millennials"—operate in the workplace.
Siren's call: Bringing Weeki Wachee's clamshell roof back to life
John Athanason has helped the mermaid tourist attraction rebound.
"Florida has this incredibly welcoming attitude with regards to corruption. This is by far the crookedest place in the United States."
Vero Water sells systems that enable restaurants to purify local tap water and market it as upscale bottled water.
OF COUNSEL - Florida Law
Slights: Female attorneys still battle gender bias in the courtroom.
No matter how much they're paid or how much they accomplish, many women attorneys deal with misconceptions and slights based solely on their gender.
Millennial magnets: Healthy downtowns and urban cores
Either consciously or serendipitously, many Florida communities have been redeveloping their urban cores in ways that position them well to attract millennials and the businesses that hire them.
2015 Best Companies
Find out which 100 companies made the cut in Florida Trend's seventh annual Best Companies to Work For rankings.
Online company Squaremouth in St. Petersburg is a successful website that lets users compare travel insurance policies.
Gainesville tech company makes a storage battery based on technology developed by Thomas Edison.
Around the State
A new law makes it a first-degree misdemeanor to "sexually cyberharass" someone. A second violation is a felony. But there's a caveat...
In the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami, graffiti covers some 80,000 square feet of walls.
Marina redevelopments catering to the growing demand for boat slips and waterside amenities have blossomed since the recession..
The 55-year-old family company has added stores in Hernando, Citrus, Lake, Lee and Polk counties.
When Florida lawmakers failed to build and renovate four pro sports stadiums around the state, the Orlando City Soccer Club faced a big problem...
A new report has documented dramatic growth in the use of alternative fuels by governments and businesses on the roads, on ships and by rail.
The April 2010 BP oil spill revealed a glaring weakness in the customer base of PMI.
Economic weakness in some parts of South America and Europe drove a 4% decline in Florida exports to foreign countries last year. Asia and the Middle East, however, were bright spots...
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