August 2019 Contents

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FEATURES

Florida's Job Market

Jobs 2019

Jobs 2019

The picture is — robust. In the past five years, Florida has added nearly a million jobs.

Regional Snapshots

What the jobs market looks like around the state.

Disney
Muscle Mouse

Disney's political spending has grown to more closely match its size.

Economic Backbone

Health care/Biomed
Shelter from the Storm

A hospital CEO talks about the challenges of facing a direct hit.

Building on the Past

Cleveland Clinic and FIU are the latest to scoop up labs that Florida spent millions to recruit.

Taking a Shot

A USF professor studies what would happen if measles vaccination rates fell in Florida.

A Niche Battle

A small South Florida drug maker battles the FDA to guard its turf.

Biotech Payoff

CytoSen deal could be worth $70 million.

Plan of Attack

A discovery by UF researchers provides relief for osteoarthritis patients.

Trendlines

Up Front
Time Well-Spent

No matter how much vacation time I have, I always seem to leave plenty on the table at the end of the year.

Dining
Rise and Dine

Breakfast out is Florida’s cheapest luxury.

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Pat Williams

“The NBA is like a nervous breakdown with paychecks.”

Editor's Page
Safe Places

Flagler Health is working to make behavioral health services more available and more effective.

Florida's Best Employers

Best Companies 2019

Best Companies to Work For in Florida

The 100 companies that made the cut in our eleventh annual Best Companies To Work For rankings.

Millennial Impressions

Florida Trend asked seven Millennials at Best Companies around the state what they like best about their workplaces.

Profile: Carlos Mignoya
Full Recovery

Jackson Health was on pace to lose almost half a billion dollars a year before Carlos Migoya took over in 2011. Since then, annual surpluses have reached as high as $64 million.

Spotlight

High-tech Corridor
A High-Tech Walk Across Florida

Spanning 23 counties across the center of the state, Florida's High-Tech corridor is a national hotspot for cutting-edge technology.

Around the State

MiamI-DADE
Recovery Playlists

Zhan Liang leads a research team exploring the relationship between instrumental playlists and motivation to do recovery exercises.

Southeast
Bullish on Citrus

One grower sees an opportunity in the post-citrus greening landscape.

Southwest
Philanthropy

Hugh Culverhouse Jr. gets back $26-million pledge to the University of Alabama.

Central
Python Detection

Imec and partners are developing a camera to allow faster detection of invasive Burmese and rock pythons

Northeast
Filling a Void

Two proposed Vestcor projects will provide workforce housing downtown.

Northwest
Energy-Absorbing Foam

An associate professor at FSU has developed a foam that could provide an advanced cushioning effect in football helmets..

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Florida Trend Video Pick

'Gator Boys' star rescues gator from South Florida pool
'Gator Boys' star rescues gator from South Florida pool

Paul Bedard of Animal Planet's 'Gator Boys' rescued a nearly 9-foot gator from a pool in Parkland. Bedard named the gator Cool Hand Luke due to its mellow temperament. The gator will have a new home at Everglades Holiday Park.

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