May 2016 Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
Virgin berths: Creating a cruise line for Virgin Group
In a suburban office building near Fort Lauderdale, a small group of executives is working to put the Virgin Group's unique brand on the cruising experience beginning in 2020.
In the market for a 14-bedroom home?
All Star caters to a growing market for mega-home vacation rentals.
In the bag: Handling luggage on a grand scale
Starting with valet parking, Craig Mateer expanded into handling luggage.
Planes, trains, ships & trucks
Facts and figures on Florida’s transportation infrastructure.
Up Front - Publisher's Column
Florida’s healthy moves
The state is wise to step up its investment in its transportation infrastructure.
In his own words: Gilmore talks about growing up in segregated Chipley, playing pro ball for 18 years, what life is like when you are 7' 2" tall, and more.
One-teacher school faces extinction – again
Donna King said, "This has been going on a long time."
Egg-citing: Fresh-from-the-farm eggs are spicing up Florida menus
Which came first? The designer brand, fresh-from-the-local-farm egg or the gourmet pizzas, burgers and salads topped with fried eggs?
The ‘Boomer Barrister’
Former consumer products executive Skip Tylman has carved out a legal niche advising his Baby Boomer peers about estate planning and elder care.
Florida’s Capitol is undergoing a $6-million renovation that will add a number of modern and aesthetic touches.
The city of Jacksonville appears to be serious about raising its expectations of itself.
Health: Real Estate
The new 'green' in real estate
The newest trend in development is wellness-oriented communities featuring more green space, trails and health-oriented programming.
Some predictions call for the U.S. telemedicine market to grow about 50% annually to $1.9 billion by 2018.
Around the State
Code red: Computer ‘boot camps’
Demand for new computer coders far outstrips supply.
Coming clean: High-dollar home purchases are coming under scrutiny
Buyers spending more than $1 million on a home in Miami-Dade County will find it difficult to shield their identities from the U.S. government.
The Port St. Lucie City Center comes up empty.
Oh Suzanne: Chalet Suzanne still awaits a buyer
Since Chalet Suzanne closed two years ago, no buyers have stepped forward to resume operations.
Room to grow
Universal buys back a 475-acre parcel it used to own.
St. Johns County grows its base beyond tourism
The historic region in Northeast Florida expands beyong leisure, hospitality and construction.
St. Joe Co. is back in the development game
The 80-year-old company is revving up its residential development plans after a long hiatus.
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