June 26, 2019


Building Today's Student Housing - The Average Dorm is not the Norm

Universities are growing in attendance at an unprecedented rate. The demand for additional student housing will continue to increase over the next decade. Adding to the challenge are not only... Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Miramar Makes the Grade for Business and Education

Employers, executives and families who have studied Florida’s best cities when looking for a place to build a business or make a home have come to the same conclusion: From... Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Serving Families, Helping His Neighbors

Miami doctor Inaki Bent, the first in his family to attend college, has dedicated his career to caring for the underserved. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

FloridaFlex Grants Strengthening Businesses Statewide

The CareerSource Florida network is committed to cultivating and growing talent for businesses in Florida through nationally recognized, flexible training grants that strengthen businesses across many industries. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2019

Florida Transportation Industries Take Off with Natural Gas

People's Gas is Florida's Largest natural gas distributor, serving nearly 400,000 customers in most metropolitan areas of the state. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Reaching New Heights: New MRO Hangar at Treasure Coast International Airport

Treasure Coast International Airport is an engine for economic growth in St. Lucie County, Florida. In addition to having an Instrument Landing System runway measuring more than 6,490 feet, a... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Miramar: The Crossroads for Florida, the Americas and the World

For companies looking for a city they can grow with, Miramar exemplifies a partner positioned at the crossroads of regional and hemispheric trade. Incorporated in 1955 as a bedroom community... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Gateway to Exploration

Port Canaveral is a strategic gateway for international commerce and significant economic driver for the Central Florida region. In FY 2018, the port reached a historic high with more than... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Serving Clients and Community We Call Our Own

When Tripp Scott opened its doors in 1969, Fort Lauderdale was a quiet tourist town with about 140,000 residents. Fifty years later, the county seat of 1.93 million Broward residents... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Layered Approach Protects Trade Secrets

What Qualifies as ‘Trade Secrets’? What is — and is not — confidential, proprietary or protected data? Trade secrets can include company financial records; pricing information; client or customer lists;... Read more »
Published on 3/28/2019

Transforming the Patient Experience

A message from CEO, Edward Abraham, M.D.: A vital focus of the University of Miami Health System during this time of unprecedented change in health care has been expanding innovative... Read more »
Published on 3/28/2019

Space Florida: Driving Florida's Aerospace Future

Florida is well-positioned to dominate the future of the aerospace industry and lead the world in enabling space commerce and innovation. There is a growing recognition within the global aerospace... Read more »
Published on 2/27/2019

Serving Victims of Crime

With help from a Florida Lottery-funded Bright Futures Scholarship, USF graduate makes her mark as a police detective committed to her community. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Adaptive Reuse of Parking Structures

As anticipation of widespread use of the driverless automobile nears, many industry analysts predict a decrease in parking needs for the near future... Read more »
Published on 1/31/2019

Cyber fraud risk is rising in Florida and commercial real estate transactions

First American Title's Michael Moore urges vigilance and attention to detail when closing commercial real estate deals. Read more »
Published on 1/29/2019

Sylvester: New Approaches to Battling Cancer

For cancer patients, their families, and the community, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is changing the game and leading the charge to better understand and treat the disease. Read more »
Published on 1/28/2019

Joseph Lamelas, M.D., Pioneer in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Joseph Lamelas, M.D., performs close to 700 cardiac surgery cases each year – or more than 16,000 in a 26-year career. Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

UCF Business Incubation Program: Nurturing Seeds of Growth

The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program was created to improve the chance of survival for area small businesses. Now celebrating its 20th year, this award-winning, university-driven community partnership nurtures scalable, early-stage ventures across Central Florida. Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

Creating the New Platform for Life in the 21st Century

Interview with Cammy R. Abernathy, Ph.D., Dean of the University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

A game-changer for Florida patients and their families

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center is the only program in Florida and the Southeastern U.S. chosen to replicate the multidisciplinary model of care established by MD Anderson Cancer Center, the nation's No. 1-ranked cancer hospital. Read more »
Published on 1/22/2019

Overcoming the Odds

Tallahassee pharmacist Carol Broxton, Pharm.D., credits her success to earning a Florida Lottery Bright Futures Scholarship. Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

University of Miami Health: Delivering World-Class Cardiovascular Care

At the Cardiovascular Program at UHealth - the University of Miami Health System, renowned physician scientists are combatting the heart disease epidemic with a combination of world-class care and innovative treatments found nowhere else in the world. Read more »
Published on 12/21/2018

University of Florida Innovation Station in Sarasota continues to exceed goals

The University of Florida Innovation Station Sarasota County (UFIS) was established to assist the Sarasota region with economic development based on creating a STEM/Engineering talent pipeline for the area to grow its high-tech economy. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2018

FSU Successfully 'Raises the Torch' For the Future

Eight years ago, Florida State University embarked on the most ambitious fundraising effort in its history. Raise the Torch: The Campaign for Florida Statewas launched to attract $1 billion in philanthropic support to implement bold ideas that would continue to distinguish Florida State as a preeminent university and positively affect the future for students, faculty and alumni. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2018

JM Family Enterprises, Inc.: History, Legacy and Future

When Jim Moran first met executives from a little-known import auto maker Toyota in 1968, he already was a highly successful car dealer. Back in his early days in Chicago, he pioneered the use of a brand new advertising medium — television — to become one of the nation's largest car dealers. His innovations even had earned Moran a cover of TIME magazine. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2018

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SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket From Florida, Its ‘Most Difficult’ Ever
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Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched its Falcon Heavy rocket for the U.S. military early Tuesday in a spectacular nighttime liftoff that Musk described as the company’s toughest yet. The rocket and payload rumbled aloft at 2:30 a.m. local time from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida after a three-hour delay.

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