January 25, 2020

Feature

A snapshot of Florida

Perspectives on the year ahead from business leaders in each of Florida's major regions, along with key growth-related statistics and a roundup of issues and news. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Northeast Florida - Jacksonville's downtown, affordable housing, workforce

A recent decision by the First Baptist Church to try to sell most of its property downtown presents both opportunity and risk for Jacksonville's urban renewal efforts. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Central Florida - Transportation, affordable housing, health

Says Mark Wiese, Manager NASA's Gateway Logistics Element, Kennedy Space Center, about the lunar focus: "Our whole Artemis campaign is to return to the moon, this time to stay..." Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Southwest Florida - Red tide, higher ed, transportation

Says Garrett Richter, President / CEO First Florida Integrity Bank, Naples: “Our outlook at First Florida Integrity Bank in 2020 is positive Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Gene Deckerhoff is a Florida Icon

Florida Sports Hall of Fame broadcaster, voice of the FSU Seminoles and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tallahassee; age 74 Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Advancements in cancer research

A cancer researcher at UCF's College of Medicine was recently awarded $100K from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

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

Miami in 2020 - Trains, politics, environment

The residential condo market surprised many people during 2019, with prices holding steady even as more units were delivered, says Ken Krasnow. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Forgotten

“If you live in Northwest Florida, you learn the cavalry isn't coming.” Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

The Issues: Florida's 2020 legislative preview

Barring any surprises, budget fights will likely dominate the 2020 session when lawmakers return to Tallahassee on Jan. 14. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Chris Sprowls – Florida House Speaker 2020-22

Future House Speaker Chris Sprowls grew up in a home where politics were a dinner-table topic. He became a prosecutor in part on the advice of a famous journalist. During... Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

A Fresh Look for 2020

You may have noticed a new look to the cover of this month's Florida Trend. We updated our logo and tagline — our previous logo and tagline had been in use since 2006. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Northwest Florida - Hurricane recovery, military, tourism

The first section of the $400-million Pensacola Bay Bridge opened in September after more than 2½ years of construction. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Largest cancer centers in Florida

See the top ranked largest cancer centers in the state, their location and the total number of cancer cases. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Florida's medical command centers

Hospitals around the state are building high-tech nerve centers to maximize bed capacity, predict staff shortages, catch deadly conditions such as sepsis and tackle other problems. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

Florida's largest hospitals

The largest hospitals in Florida by region, specialty hospitals, and bed counts. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

New medical research and innovations around the state

From diabetes care to psychiatry, our Economic Backbone section features stories like these... Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

Florida sports blockbusters in 2020

Super Bowl LIV Feb. 2, Hard Rock Stadium Attendance — Super Bowl organizers project 52,000 out-of-state adult fans, 1,100 youth and 250 players, coaches, trainers and officials, plus 2,000 media.... Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

$16.4-million sailing and conference center proposed in Eustis

$16.4-million sailing and conference center proposed in Eustis to replace the city's community center downtown. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

Ocala's horse business growth

Ocala's horse business has grown in size and political clout, even as thoroughbred racing draws fewer people to tracks. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

Miami-based LIV Swiss Watches direct-to-consumer microbrand

Husband and wife Sholom “Chaz” and Esti Chazanow founded Miami-based LIV Swiss Watches in 2012 Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

Aevum joins Atlanta-based Generation Orbit at Jacksonville's Cecil Spaceport

Jacksonville's Cecil Spaceport is getting its second launch tenant. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens $92-million expansion plan scrapped

An expansion plan that would have doubled Marie Selby Botanical Gardens' green space Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

Digital teacher evaluation software from The University of West Florida

The University of West Florida's Haas Center has developed and sold a software system for the electronic evaluation of Santa Rosa County School District teachers. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

Florida Icon Jack Hartmann

The children's entertainer talks about his life making educational music videos for kids... Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

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