January 17, 2022

Southwest

Southwest Florida's economic forecast for 2022

"Since January 2021, natural gas prices have more than doubled after a number of unique events drove up the price and drove down supplies..." Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

A snapshot of Florida

Industries across the state are reporting robust activity — some are surpassing pre-pandemic levels of growth. A Snapshot of Florida Florida POPULATION: 22,216,111 Biggest Counties   Smallest Counties Miami-Dade 2,783,092... 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

Tampa-based Fast introduces digital feature allowing consumers to buy directly from sellers

Sellers who use Fast's online and mobile platforms avoid logins or online shopping carts. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Dr. Patrick Hwu's talents aren't just limited to the field of immunology

The President and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center is an expert in immunology... He's also a pretty good keyboard player. Read more »
Published on 10/27/2021

Energy Harness' fixture uses UV light to kill airborne pathogens

The fixture, which underwent testing at Florida Gulf Coast University, works by exposing indoor air to a large dose of high-energy UV-C light as the air passes through the device. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Florida Poly researcher uses digital tech to help plastic surgeons perform better nose jobs

Along with his team of students, Oguzhan Topsakal, an assistant professor of computer science, has created a 3-D modeling tool... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Sarasota's Marie Selby Botanical Gardens begins its expansion

At times, the relationship between Sarasota's Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and its surrounding neighborhood has been contentious... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

'Life's Rewards,' an eight-episode series on Amazon Prime, YouTube and GoUSA TV, films at Don CeSar Resort

'Life's Rewards' tells the story of a well-off New Yorker named Dan who loses his money but, thanks to hotel points he'd accumulated, finds refuge at the Don CeSar Resort in St. Pete Beach. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Brick Street Farms grows hydroponic lettuces in converted shipping containers

Shannon O'Malley says it was easy to tend a vegetable garden in Pittsburgh, where she grew up... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

TGH and USF Health team offer minimally invasive alternative for surgical treatment of uterine fibroids

The Acessa procedure is a minimally invasive treatment alternative to hysterectomy for women who have symptomatic fibroids Read more »
Published on 5/25/2021

One-Year Anniversary of Pandemic Is Remembered Through Giving Back and Humanitarian Efforts From It Works!

The It Works! "Gives Back Foundation" Encourages Entrepreneurs and Distributors to Give Back During This Critical Time for as Little as $1 to Make a Difference. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2021

Construction underway for 334 - St. Petersburg's tallest building

Located at 334 Second St. S., the 24-story, 220-residential building in downtown St. Petersburg will be named 334. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Caloosahatchee Connect pipeline project benefits water quality

Fort Myers and Cape Coral are embarking on a joint project intended to help both cities. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2021

Keith Overton and Paul Teutul Sr. plan motorcycle-themed restaurant in Pinellas Park

Keith Overton, a former president of the TradeWinds resort in St. Pete Beach, and Paul Teutul Sr., a motorcycle maker and co-star of the American Chopper... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Five years later, Tampa's Water Street projects nearing completion

About 5 million square feet of residential, hospitality, office, retail and educational space in downtown Tampa — is nearly complete. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Southwest Florida's economic forecast for 2021

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

Florida Poly launches state's first undergraduate health engineering program

Students with a love of STEM and an interest in health care can prepare for a career that prioritizes both with Florida Polytechnic University's new Health Systems Engineering program Read more »
Published on 12/1/2020

State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota converts former library into Center for Advanced Technology & Innovation

State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota is working with local companies and economic developers to address workforce needs in the tech sector. Read more »
Published on 11/25/2020

Denise Vidal hit the ground running as head of Lee County Electric Cooperative

When Denise Vidal became executive vice president and CEO of the Lee County Electric Cooperative (LCEC) last year... Read more »
Published on 10/28/2020

Private insurers are flooding the market

Tampa Bay has become a jumping-off point for analytics-driven flood insurance companies looking to go national. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2020

PODS founder develops new 'fetchable storage' concept

When Pete Warhurst founded PODS in 1998, he hit on a portable-storage innovation that has since become commonplace. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Estero-based Hertz filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Estero-based Hertz, which moved its headquarters to Florida six years ago on the promise of more than $12 million in state incentives... Read more »
Published on 6/25/2020

How Southwest Florida businesses are coping during the coronavirus pandemic

3 Daughters Brewing CEO Mike Harting was an early voice in calling on the government to focus its stimulus efforts on small businesses Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

Zak Miller creates phone app to help count the homeless

When the founder and CEO of Hyperion Data learned how data designed to count the homeless population was collected... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2020

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Florida begins 2022 Legislative session with flush coffers
Florida begins 2022 Legislative session with flush coffers

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