June 2023 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue



Passing the Baton

Passing the Baton

Nick and Jon Paul Pérez step up to lead Related Group, one of Florida's most iconic companies.

Economic Backbone

Millennial Economy
Brewed with Purpose

Two Central Florida beverage ventures with a social twist and the issues they're trying to tackle. Plus Millennial shapshots from around the state.

Giving Her Income a Pop

An Orlando entrepreneur turns to specialty popcorn to generate extra income.

Generational Foresight

Years ago, Tampa business leader Colleen Chappell recognized the need to attract Millennials.

Reviving a Gem

Developers capitalized on 'everything people loved' about Coconut Grove in remaking CocoWalk.

House Hacking

Some Millennials are finding creative ways to build property portfolios.

Betting on Bugs

A tech entrepreneur is farming insects to feed animals and help the environment.

Community Portrait

Regional Economic Profile
Northwest Florida

If success is the product of preparation meeting opportunity, there's no better example of that dynamic than what's happening in Northwest Florida right now.


Up Front
Success Breeds Success

I'm pleased to share that Amy Keller has been promoted to Florida Trend Managing Editor.

Mike Boylan

"I've taken my passion and just rolled with it."

Editor's Page
Innovation's Force Multiplier

Creating a culture of innovation in the enlisted ranks attracts innovative thinkers.

Higher Education

Engineering a Solution to Cancer

Engineering a Solution to Cancer

A cancer diagnosis shifted Greg Sawyer's research focus. Now his Gainesville startup is changing the way researchers confront cancer and other diseases.

Animal Alternatives

UCF startup Hesperos aims to accelerate drug discovery, sans animals.

Faster 3-D Fabrication

A Daytona Beach startup is streamlining the 3-D printing design process.

Nature vs Nature

The U.S. Department of Defense is partnering with universities in using oysters and corals to shield military bases from storms and rising seas.

Farm Team

With few oysters left on wild reefs, Southern states are tackling challenges of farming them.

Fast Forward

A new study shows enrolling Florida high school students in college classes has long-term benefits in earning degrees.

Around the State

Rail Renaissance

Brightline expects 4.3 million passengers each year will take the three-hour journey between Miami and Orlando.

Key Deals

Integra investments and Key International bought the Perry Hotel & Marina on Stock island.

Land Grab

When it comes to ranchland, Okeechobee is tops.

Net Gains

Months after Hurricane Ian's devastation, shrimpers are getting back out on the Gulf of Mexico.

Age-Friendly Care

AdventHealth Well 65+ in Winter Park offers longer appointements, on-site lab tests and more.

Connecting Seniors

Vince Cavin and Lyman Starmer founded PeerLyte as a way for seniors to connect socially.

Flood Zone Option

The Navy's Blue Angels made history with the addition of the first woman pilot in its 77-year history.

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Florida Business News

Florida News Releases

Florida Trend Video Pick

FloridaCommerce responds to questions about management of Rebuild Florida program
FloridaCommerce responds to questions about management of Rebuild Florida program

Reporter Jennifer Titus sits down with FloridaCommerce Secretary Alex Kelly and Office of Long-Term Resiliency Director Justin Domer.


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