July 4, 2022

Southwest

Red Apple Real Estate of New York plans to feature historic 1924 clock at Residences of 400 Central when condo tower opens by 2025

In 1924, First National Bank attached a four-sided, ornate clock to the outside of its downtown St. Petersburg building at the corner of Fifth Street and Central Avenue. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2022

Scripps Safe plans to boost its workforce and is exploring a move to go public

Scripps Safe, a Naples company that provides security for narcotics storage, transportation and dispensing, plans to boost its workforce from six to 40 this year and is exploring a move to go public. The company makes safes, vaults, smart locks, inventory tracking software and also offers consulting services for the health care industry... Read more »
Published on 5/31/2022

Pinellas County hoping new downtown-to-beach bus line will get more people hooked on mass transit

Six years ago, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority applied for a federal grant to help it create a rapid-transit bus route connecting downtown St. Petersburg with St. Pete Beach about 10 miles away... Read more »
Published on 5/31/2022

Climate First Bank CEO forecasts a sunny outlook

CEO Ken LaRoe foresees a good year for banking. Read more »
Published on 4/30/2022

St. Petersburg has first ever NFT home sale

INNOVATION Crypto Home A 71-year-old Gulfport house has sold at auction in a very 21st-Century way — as a non-fungible token (NFT). The bidding started at $650,000 for the four-bedroom,... Read more »
Published on 4/11/2022

Aircraft maker Regent plans to start testing battery-powered “seaglider” aircraft between Tampa and St. Petersburg this year

Regent, a Boston-based aircraft maker, plans to start testing its “seaglider” this year... Read more »
Published on 3/14/2022

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

St. Petersburg welcomes 2 new art venues: the Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement and Fairgrounds St. Pete

St. Petersburg has two new arts venues: A $90-million museum downtown focused on American arts and crafts and an immersive art and technology experience... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Manatee Memorial using shock therapy and a new device to treat heart patients

Manatee Memorial Hospital has a new treatment for severely calcified coronary artery disease patients: Shock wave therapy... 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

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

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

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