November 28, 2022

Southeast

SMG Delivering Data gathers infrastructure data for utilities

For 12 years, Hadley Doyle-González and her pilot husband, Jorge, ran a business based in Palm Beach County towing airplane banners. That led them to the idea of using their flight skills and manned and unmanned aircraft — she's a drone pilot — to gather infrastructure data for utilities. Read more »
Published on 10/31/2022

Celebrity real estate developer wants to develop land in Martin County

If a developer's customers include global celebrities, it makes sense to call in the big names when seeking approval in growth-adverse Martin County. Read more »
Published on 9/19/2022

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. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2022

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. Read more »
Published on 8/30/2022

The Denison family ends 70-plus years of ownership legacy with sale of Fort Lauderdale yachting business

SPOTLIGHT End of an Era Sale ends 70-plus years of family’s yachting ownership in South Florida. For more than 70 years, one or another member of the Denison family has... Read more »
Published on 7/31/2022

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?' ” Read more »
Published on 6/21/2022

Couple's nausea-easing candies are infused with natural oils - including CBD

Tracy Ernst got the idea for her nausea-easing candies after seeing a friend with cancer battle the side effects of chemotherapy. An avid cyclist, she was riding solo one day when an image of the friend came to mind. She says she later received a “divine message to make hard candies with essential oils.” Read more »
Published on 5/31/2022

St. Lucie County gets a green light to reorganize its foreign trade zone

The foreign trade zone in St. Lucie County sat largely dormant for the 26 years since it was created, covering the Treasure Coast Airport near Fort Pierce and three nearby parcels. This year, the county received federal approval to reorganize the zone to allow expedited designation of sites for companies ready to conduct trade-zone activity such as manufacturing. The zone was expanded to include all of St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties... Read more »
Published on 5/31/2022

A one-stop shop for boat buyers

INNOVATION One-stop shop for boat buyers Entrepreneurs Bryan Lenett of Hallandale Beach and Michael Muchnick of Aventura founded TreatMD, a telemedicine company later acquired by GlobalMed. Both boaters, they launched... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2022

Locality Bank in Fort Lauderdale stands out for being a rare bank startup

Locality Bank founders see an opening in the market. Read more »
Published on 4/20/2022

UF acquires Scripps campus, absorbs 500 researchers and staff

In 2003, the state under then Gov. Jeb Bush began a life-sciences recruitment spree by using $310 million in state money to lure California-based Scripps to open a Florida campus. Read more »
Published on 3/9/2022

Infrastructure: Critical strategies Florida can implement as it grows

Florida is projected to gain 2.5 million new residents by 2030. Here's what that means for schools, roads, homes and other infrastructure needs Read more »
Published on 3/8/2022

CarLife connects car dealers with photographers

Even with a shortage of new and used vehicles, dealers still find it helpful in selling autos to get a magazine-quality photo or commercial video of the actual vehicle out on social media rather than stock images... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

A snapshot of Florida

Industries across the state are reporting robust activity — some are surpassing pre-pandemic levels of growth. Read the full regional reports - Miami • Southeast • Southwest • Central •... Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Southeast Florida's economic forecast for 2022

“I see a few storms on the horizon. The amount we're paying for labor is escalating at an exponential rate. You have the supply chain issues. We used to try to squeeze every nickel out of the supply chain. Now, it's not about the money..." Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Hospitals Around the State

Miami Hospital City Beds Top Executive Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami 1,550 Carlos Migoya Baptist Hospital of Miami Miami 838 Brian E. Keeley Mount Sinai Medical Center Miami Beach 672 Gino... Read more »
Published on 12/8/2021

Time4Learning's online home-schooling platform grows to 175,000 students

Include Time4Learning among companies that seized the moment amid the pandemic's mask mandates, remote learning and workschool challenges. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

The pandemic transforms Scott Harris' DeliverLean

DeliverLean now provides meals to patients discharged from hospitals. Read more »
Published on 10/27/2021

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

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