October 17, 2021

Southeast

Fitnessmith moved from regional to national exercise equipment supplier during pandemic

In the pandemic, the 25-year-old supplier of exercise equipment and consulting services to the commercial gym, hotel, resort and multifamily markets, turned to the home market... Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Servius Group offers private travel security by former Navy SEALs and Special Forces veterans

Vero Beach and the Treasure Coast are known for service businesses catering to ultra high-net-worth families. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Related Group's decision to build an oceanfront condo in Pompano Beach looks to be paying off

Miami-based Related purchased the site in 2011, believing that the dwindling supply of waterfront sites meant investing... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

4G Recycling advises companies on reducing waste and moves materials from producers of scrap to warehouses and buyers

Brothers and millennials Brent and Zachary Kirstein introduced an online bidding tool to help businesses recycle more effectively by getting the most for their recyclables... Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Palm Beach County's new food hall is a dining destination

Local developer Craig Menin's opening of the Delray Beach Market, a 150,000-sq.-ft., $60-million food hall and parking deck... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

The Jills Zeder Group sells $1 billion in SE Florida real estate in just over four months

Achieving $1 billion* in sales in four months and 11 days, The Jills Zeder Group is not only shattering industry records, but its own records. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2021

Piper Aircraft has sold nearly 60 of its self-landing turboprops

In an emergency, the tech can be activated to take over control of the aircraft... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

SinglesSwag ships 40,000 boxes a month

While a student in Florida Atlantic University's executive MBA program, Jonathan Beskin was attracted to businesses... Read more »
Published on 3/29/2021

Fixing the Everglades — A New Report Card

Twenty years into a state-federal plan spending billions to re-engineer the Everglades, the Everglades remain vulnerable to continuing degradation. Read more »
Published on 3/17/2021

Online test proctor Honorlock is one of Florida's fastest-growing companies

The pandemic-fueled shift to online college learning proved a boon to an online test proctor founded by two FAU graduates. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Southeast Florida's economic outlook for 2021

Regional business leaders talk about the outlook for the year ahead, plus demographics and statistics Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

SA Company/Alpha Defense Gear donates 30,000 products during pandemic

Thomas DeSernia was studying to be a dentist when he conceived a gimbal cover to keep fishing ... Read more »
Published on 11/25/2020

Southeast

Florida's Southeast is an exceptional region for many reasons... Read more »
Published on 10/30/2020

Ferrate Solutions awarded $3-million contract to remove toxins from Lake Okeechobee

Removing the phosphorous and nitrogen that cause the well-documented troubles in Lake Okeechobee... Read more »
Published on 10/28/2020

Cleveland Clinic Florida branches out

Cleveland Clinic Florida opened its Florida Research & Innovation Center in a building once occupied by the failed state and local life-sciences investment... Read more »
Published on 9/25/2020

Boca Biolistics is working with companies seeking COVID-19 treatments

Boca Biolistics normally makes its living supplying specimens of plasma or other material to researchers or toiling in the obscure chain... Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Aerosens develops technology to track aviation safety equipment

Airlines are required to ensure airplane cabins have a full complement of first-aid kits, defibrillators, life vests and other safety equipment. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

Clothes Bin provides new life for old clothes

85% of old clothes and shoes wind up in landfills. Read more »
Published on 6/25/2020

Villa Del Ray Golf Course makes way for homes

13th Floor Homes is planning 436 residences at the old Villa Del Ray Golf Course in Delray Beach. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

Family-owned Fast-Dry's tennis court conversions

Fast-Dry made the Super Bowl site tennis-ready. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2020

Teen develops “Germ Genie” to protect travelers from diseases

Henry Hurowitz couldn't have timed his new product and company better. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

St. Lucie County rethinks public transit

Rather than taking the more expensive route of adding bus service in southwest Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie County is conducting a pilot of a “public Uber” Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

West Palm Beach-based Grain & Barrel Spirits posted $4 million in sales last year

Matti Christian Anttila, 40, founded West Palm Beach-based Grain & Barrel Spirits in 2012... Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Southeast Florida - Workforce, environment, infrastructure

Broward County will shut the Broward Convention Center for 19 months to pull off a $1-billion renovation and expansion. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Stuart-based solar and energy software Energy Toolbase

While working for a California solar integrator in 2006, John Gurski used Excel to analyze the economics of a solar project. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

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Florida panthers, skunks and primates among 1st to get vaccinated against COVID at ZooTampa
Florida panthers, skunks and primates among 1st to get vaccinated against COVID at ZooTampa

The push for protection against COVID-19 is moving past humans and into the animal world. From lions and tigers in Washington, D.C., to gorillas in Atlanta and a ferret in South Florida, several animals across the country have tested positive for the virus. ZooTampa at Lowry Park says it hasn't had any animals test positive but is getting ahead of the game by beginning to vaccinate animals that have been identified as most susceptible to COVID.

 

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