September 2019 Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
A former high-school dropout and Marine security guard now leads a tech startup in Tampa that’s attracted investment from Steve Case and customers like Johnson & Johnson.
Can an Orlando startup overcome a host of challenges to help Central Florida make a name in self-driving autos?
Some of the big deals that have spurred redevelopment of the Space Coast have involved some creative use of tax incentives.
Making a Downtown out of a Mall
The owner of a mall near USF is redeveloping it into an urban research village
Florida Trend discovered auto company Rivian in 2011...
A Smarter City, Creating Clean Water and Biotech Expansion
Lee County is Growing Up
Lee County is experiencing some major growth, which means many potential opportunities for businesses already located in the county or considering a move here.
A Debt of Gratitude
The Alliance of Area Business Publishers has awarded Florida Trend five excellence awards.
“Hard working. Dedicated. Truthful. Trustworthy. If you have those attributes ... you can make yourself indispensible”
At Shortstop, W. Ockham
Theories strike out in trying to explain baseball's low attendance in Florida.
Economic Backbone - Energy
OUC studies shutting down two coal-powered plants.
GE's Pensacola assembly plant plays a key role in advancing wind power.
Duke is building battery-storage stations to bolster its power grid.
A clean energy finance program is starting to take off in Florida.
South Miami is the only Florida municipality to require rooftop panels.
An appellate ruling clears the way for a company to drill in the Everglades, but obstacles remain.
Around the State
Reviving Swim Week
Seth Brownarick held Nu Wave Swim to help revive the Swim Week.
Cheryl Miller Makes History
AutoNation's new executive becomes the first woman CEO of a publicly traded auto retailer.
Women in Construction
A partnership encourages women to seek jobs in the construction sector.
Building on a Sports Foundation
Clermont plans to build 250-acre, sport- and wellness-themed community dubbed Olympus
Canine Cardiac Care
UF's vet school expands and adds a teaching program.
Corneas on Demand
Research by FAMU professor leads to 3D printing of human cornea cells.
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