December 7, 2022

Mike Vogel

Florida Trend South Florida Editor • mvogel@floridatrend.com

Mike Vogel

Mike Vogel has reported and written about business in Florida for more than 20 years. He works from Broward County. He is a graduate of West Virginia University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and, prior to joining Florida Trend in 1999, worked for newspapers in southeast Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Articles by Vogel:

Attorney Scot Strems is the 'poster child' of the insurance crisis
A year out of law school, Scot Strems left his job as a public defender in 2008 to hang out his shingle. His days had been spent in county court on traffic and misdemeanor cases. Strems figured once on his own, he would start in criminal defense work and eventually move into civil litigation.
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NextEra Energy's ambitious 'real zero' plan leaves carbon emissions behind for good
Juno Beach-based NextEra Energy captured attention earlier this year when it announced it would eliminate carbon emissions by 2045 and use only wind, solar, battery storage, nuclear, green hydrogen and other renewables to provide power. Unlike other net zero promises, NextEra says its “real zero” doesn't rely on buying carbon credits to offset power generation.
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Palm Beach homeowners wanting renovations and new construction face challenges with Architectural Commission
Like a lot of people in the pandemic, Sylvester and Jennifer Stallone came to Florida and bought a home. The house they purchased via a trust has five bedrooms, six full baths, 10,539 square feet under air, an elevator and key-shaped pool. It sits on a one-acre lot fronting the Intracoastal near the northern tip of the island of Palm Beach.
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Dr. Maria Hatara explores the connection between the gut and children's mental health
Researchers are investigating the connection between gut health and mental health. Dr. Maria Hatara, a gastroenterologist with Tampa General Hospital's Gastro Group of the Palm Beaches, answered questions about the connection and children.
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West Palm Beach-based SYN Ventures raises $465 million to invest in cyber-security companies
Jay Leek and Patrick Heim bring impressive resumes to their West Palm Beach-based SYN Ventures, which has raised $465 million in two funds to invest in cyber-security companies.
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At Kennedy Space Center, a crush of visitors and contractors greet Artemis era
The Denison family ends 70-plus years of ownership legacy with sale of Fort Lauderdale yachting business
Miami Beach filmmakers Rakontur build on fame after breakout Netflix hit Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami
Miami's ‘teenage celluloid whiz kids' are in their 40s. The state's homegrown iconoclastic filmmakers are busier than ever as they pivot to Florida stories with wider import.
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Student athletes across Florida are cashing in
From football players to gymnasts, athletes across Florida are cashing in.
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Digital Twin Marine creates virtual ship models with 360-degree and laser-scanning cameras
Nicky Bruger and her husband Tom worked side-by-side in the pandemic from their Fort Lauderdale home — she in construction management and he as a ship surveyor, akin to a home inspector for ships. One day, he saw her using a digital model of a job site to plan work. “He was like, ‘Why don't we do that for ships?' ”
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