January 2019 Contents
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Florida's New Governor
Ron DeSantis ran on a broad platform short on details. Here's what to expect from Florida's new governor.
Scott's focus on the state's economy and finances has left incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis room to maneuver.
Stem Cell Metrics
A Scripps scientist aims to make heart failure therapy more effective.
An alternative to open-heart surgery originally designed for older and sicker people gains traction among a wider range of patients.
Soaring survival rates for children born with heart defects creates demand for adult care specialists.
Dr. Lee Learman spearheads graduate medical education at FAU.
Treatments focus on genetic testing to help stem problems before they occur.
Ron DeSantis has a tough act to follow as our new governor.
“In many ways, the $200 dinner is wasted on me. I like hole-in-the-wall restaurants.”
Every Which Way
The real trends we should pay attention to involve big-picture demographics.
Perspectives on the year ahead from business leaders in each of Florida's major regions, along with key growth-related statistics and a roundup of issues and news.
Rising home values are pushing many families out of the South Florida market.
Broward has 1.1 million sq. ft. of retail under construction — half of it in Fort Lauderdale.
Strategic Propery Partners' 50-acre Water Street Tampa district will feature retail, offices, homes, hotels, cultural and educational facilities.
Up to 35 launches in Florida are projected for 2019. Spaceport could see 20K new workers over the next decade.
A $17-million garage will provide 1,770 parking spaces at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville.
Devastation caused by Hurrican Michael likely will prompt the Florida Building Commision to review building codes.
Orlando Regional Spotlight
Metro Orlando is riding a wave of population and job growth.
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