March 2022 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue



Virtual Schools

Keeping Up with Growth

Florida is projected to gain 2.5 million new residents by 2030. Here's what that means for schools, roads, homes and other infrastructure needs.

Virtual Schools
Changing Perceptions

The pandemic led many parents and students to re-evaluate their attitudes toward alternative forms of education, including online instruction.

Avatar Ed

A new statewide charter school will meld classical education and Great Books with AI and VR.

Community Portrait

Pasco County

Tampa Bay's Emerging North

Coastline appeal and economic growth drive interest in the north Tampa Bay county.

Economic Backbone

Eye-catching Designs from Around Florida

The Edyth, The Heron, Environmental Modernism, Capital Memorial Park, and more.


Up Front
Growth and Opportunity

I am grateful for our staff's ability to pivot seamlessly during uncertainy.

Rita Case

"I swept the floors. I washed the windows. I wound up working every day after school and every summer..."

Editor's Page
Price Tags

Florida faces balancing growth vs. maintaining aspects of its traditional character.

Economic Development

Sustainability & Energy

Chipping Away

After two false starts, Osceola County hopes the current semiconductor shortage will give legs to a high-tech chip-making project it has been pursuing for a decade.

Engineering Social Impact

Two UF graduates launch tech solutions that improve lives of people with disabilities

Higher Education
Degrees of Change

The MBA has evolved through the years to reflect changing workforce and student needs. Longtime professors share their experiences.

Around the State

Minority Support

Venture Miami and FIU partner to aid minority-owned startups.

Life Sciences 19 Years Later

In 2003, the state began a life-sciences recruitment spree...

It's a Boat; It's a Plane

Regent plans to start testing its “seaglider” between Tampa and St. Petersburg this year.

Aerpspace Gateway

Deep Space Launch Complex debuts at the Kennedy Space Center this month.

Airbnb-Style Hotel

App lets entrepreneurs to operate their Old Florida-style hotel like an Airbnb.

Tech Winners

Innovation Park of Tallahassee has named two winners of cash grants .

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