February 2024 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue


The Villages

Endless Horizon

Endless Horizon

The Villages is one of the fastest-growing regions in the country. How much larger will it get?

Education Guru

Adam Giery’s national consulting firm arms companies with data and insight they need to succeed in the education market and other sectors.

Economic Backbone

Cardiac Care
Heart Health

Florida’s cardiac experts are using innovative approaches to combat Florida’s No. 1 killer — heart disease.

A Second Chance at Life

Five years ago, part of Roy Reid’s heart essentially split open. It changed his life in ways he never could have expected.

Problem Solver

Jose Navia is always thinking up new ways to fix patients’ hearts.

Detecting Trouble

Non-profits have teamed up with Florida’s historically Black colleges and universities to screen student athletes.

A Growing Need

The list of Floridians in need of a heart transplant is lengthening.

Unlocking Stem Cells Cardiac Benefits

Joshua Hare believes that stem cells represent a future in which cardiac care.

AI’s Emerging Role in Cardiac Care

"I see AI’s role in cardiology is as an assistive tool for busy cardiologists..."

A Window on Risk

A pilot program aims to get an early handle on health issues unmasked by pregnancy.

Leadership Insights

Custom Content
Florida Associations' Top Executives

From protecting consumers and setting industry standards to making a sizeable economic impact, Florida's associations are shaping the future of Florida and the nation.


Up Front
The 'Non' Final Frontier

It has been nearly 12 years since my parents bought their home in The Villages.

Lee Brian Schrager

"I'm very high-low brow. I can fit in anywhere."

Editor's Page
Little Ripples, Big Waves

Peter Betzer has crossed between the worlds of academia and economic development.

Artificial Intelligence

AI in Action

AI in Action

From insurance to boating, companies are leveraging AI to automate processes, glean insights from data and better serve customers.

AI, Captain

Boatyard is using artificial intelligence to streamline the way marine service providers interact with customers.

Donor Science

VeraData is using machine learning to help non-profits improve fundraising.

Road Doctor

A UCF professor is pioneering systems to monitor the structural integrity of aging roads.

Legislature 2024: Part II
Daycare Dilemma

Rising costs and the expansion of pandemic-era subsidies have Florida childcare centers and families in a crunch. Lawmakers have limited options on the horizon...

The Homefront

Patricia Cooper is the first person in her family to wake up, opening her eyes well before sunrise in her home in Fort Lauderdale.

Defending the Shore

University of Miami researchers are developing artificial reefs to reduce flooding, create habitats for marine life and make Florida’s coastlines more resilient.

Around the State

Flower Power

Miami International Airport imports more flowers than any other airport in the United States.

Knight's New Leader

Former USA Today publisher and veteran journalist has tapped to lead Knight Foundation.

Building Blocks

Palm Springs became the debut site for Renco USA's first housing complex.

Fine Arts

Theater in the Garden will include two theaters, a museum and a restaurant.

Ballpark Upgrades

The historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark is getting a $30M makeover.

Conservation Boost

Florida's Lake to Lagoon region is home to 1M people, an array of wildlife and sensitive lands.

Gulf Cable Expansion

One of the region's fastest growing manufacturers is getting much larger.

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Florida Trend Video Pick

Marion County leaders celebrate big boost in tourist revenue
Marion County leaders celebrate big boost in tourist revenue

Tourism leaders are celebrating a big win as Marion County has seen a record-breaking couple of months when it comes to tourist development tax revenue.


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