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May 2018 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue


60th Anniversary

60th Anniversary

60 Years of Trend

Florida and Florida Trend have changed a lot in 60 years.

1958 vs. 2018

Politics, demographics, the economy and headlines.


Some employees have been with their companies from the beginning.

Florida Today

What Florida looks like today — the ZIP codes most/least like Florida overall.

Future Florida

Perspectives on the future.


Five trends that will shape Florida.

People to Watch

Six Floridians to keep an eye on.

What Florida Does Well

The odd news makes the headlines, but the state excels in important areas.

A Florida Icon

He started three Fortune 500 companies — all from Florida.


Up Front
60 Years

As the first and oldest regional business magazine in North America, we've had a great run...

Happy Hour – On Steroids

The old happy hour buffet and two-fer drinks are gone.

Raymond Arsenault

“Florida has a very heavy frontier heritage. It was under-populated for so long. It didn’t have much in the way of legal culture. Almost everybody was from somewhere else.”

Editor's Page
Arrows and Wheels

Playing to the base may work well in the primaries, but it's driving many voters to register as NPA.

Economic Backbone: Transportation

GA Telesis

Impact Player

GA Telesis likes its prospects in South Florida.

Traffic Attack

CitiMoov wins recognition for its app aimed at encouraging carpooling.

Aviation Additions

Northwest Florida gets a boost as two more aerospace companies move in.

Off the Rails

Jacksonville's elevated rail system may make way for an autonomous vehicle system.

Coast to Coast

The cross-state bike/hike trail is now 80% complete.

Sponsored Feature
Summer Getaway Guide 2018

This special section is full of ideas to inspire your next vacation or business getaway!

Around the State

Grand Designs

Hakan Baykam wants to make Miami a fashion industry center.

Good Call

A Broward non-profit trains people with disabilities for the workforce.

Meals and Wheels

Auto dealership dining evolves beyond vending machine fare.

A Brilliant Move

UCF will lead a team overseeing Puerto Rico's iconic Arecibo Observatory.

Thwarting Ransomware

UF cybersecurity institute's program stalls new viruses before they spread.

An Online Home for Vets

VetCV aims to be a must-have for veterans.

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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

Miami Beach considers annexing western Venetian Islands
Miami Beach considers annexing western Venetian Islands

Two of the Venetian Islands are part of Miami while the other four belong to Miami Beach. Some residents of Biscayne and San Marco islands say they want to join Miami Beach, but they face an uphill battle.

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