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Jeni"s expanding to Florida with first Sunshine State scoop shops

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, the cult ice cream brand known for flavors like brambleberry crisp and brown butter almond brittle, is expanding to Florida. The Columbus-based brand said Friday that it will open its first two Florida scoop shops this .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 23rd, 2020

Jeni"s Ice Cream is coming to Sparkman Wharf and The Heights

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, the cult ice cream brand known for flavors like brambleberry crisp and brown butter almond butter, is opening its first two Florida scoop shops in Tampa this summer. Columbus, Ohio-based Jeni's said Friday that it will o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2020

Florida unemployment benefit applications skyrocket again due to coronavirus

Florida has set a new high for statewide unemployment benefit applications. The Sunshine State had a total of 152,687 new initial claims applications during the week of March 28, for a total of 227,000, according to the U.S. Department of Labor The t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Over 50 Tampa Bay companies land on Inc."s list of top Florida businesses

This is the first year Inc. compiled a list to focus solely on the Sunshine State......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2020

South Florida ranks among best places for new businesses

South Florida entrepreneurs are not throwing away their shot. That's according to a new report that ranks four Sunshine State metropolitan areas – including South Florida – among the best places for new small businesses. LendingTree researchers an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2020

Made in Space relocates corporate headquarters to Florida

Mountain View-based Made in Space, a manufacturer of industrial technologies to support space infrastructure, has moved its headquarters from the Golden State to the Sunshine State. The company announced the move on Friday, complete with a visit to th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2020

State will seek contractor to build $3M vertical net along Sunshine Skyway to prevent suicides

The iconic cable-stayed bridge connecting St. Petersburg to southern Tampa Bay areas will soon have a major upgrade to help cease and prevent suicides. "The Florida Department of Transportation has reviewed all options to successfully deter suicide at.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2020

See which Florida school districts pay their teachers the most — and least

Out of the Sunshine State's 73 districts, South Florida counties rank high statewide, but not nationally when it comes to teacher pay, according to research from our sister paper, the Orlando Business Journal. Teacher pay matters to the business co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2020

Florida drops in annual healthiest states ranking

Florida dropped in the new national rankings of the healthiest states in the country in 2019, according to an annual report. The Sunshine State dropped by four spots from its previous position, coming in as the 33rd healthiest state, according to U.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 1st, 2020

Here’s where Florida ranks among most affordable states

While Orlando is often touted as one of the nation’s most affordable metropolitan areas, a new list shows that might not be true for the state of Florida as a whole. The Sunshine State is No. 45 on planning website Theseniorlist.com’s ranking o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2019

These are Orlando"s most equity-rich ZIP codes

Central Florida homes are likely to have more equity than debt, according to a new study released on Nov. 7. According to the study, 1.07 million properties in the Sunshine State were equity-rich in third-quarter 2019, 26% of the total mortgaged propert.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2019

Curaleaf stock hit by analyst note highlighting difficulty in Florida

Curaleaf Holdings Inc. shares fell 2.1% Tuesday, after a report highlighted difficulties facing the company in the Florida market. MKM analyst Bill Kirk said the number of dispensary locations in the Sunshine State .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2019

Plans rev up for new "Chipotlane" drive-thru concept near Disney

Get ready, burrito fans, as Chipotle Mexican Grill will debut the Sunshine State's first eatery with pick-up lanes in Central Florida — Kissimmee, to be exact. A new 2,438-square-foot restaurant with a "Chipotlane," as it's dubbed, will be rolli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2019

The best places to live in Florida

See how the most populous metro areas in the Sunshine State compare to each other......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 24th, 2019

Livability: Everything you need to know if you’re thinking of moving to Florida

Here’s the rundown on jobs, housing, weather and cost of living in the Sunshine State......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2019

San Antonio report: Florida teams struggle with attendance as NFL turns a blind eye to better markets

Florida has more NFL teams than Texas, which has some 7 million more potential seat fillers than the Sunshine State......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Insurers rally as storm likely to miss Florida

Insurer stocks were higher as forecasts show Hurricane Dorian largely avoiding the Sunshine State......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 3rd, 2019

Florida among top 10 markets for medical marijuana industry

The Sunshine State is No. 2 in the nation for medical marijuana industry growth, behind only Oklahoma, according to Marijuana Business Daily. The rankings sorted states by the average daily increase of patients, while also showing how much of a s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 19th, 2019

Here are the top "hot spots" in Florida for vacation homes

When you're sitting at your desk daydreaming about your next vacation, where is it? Florida, Hawaii, California? For many, the Sunshine State is top of mind, according to a study from IPX1031, a Fidelity National Financial website dedicated to investme.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2019

New business-backed initiative seeks investors to revive Florida"s film industry

Since the credits rolled on state incentives for filming in Florida, the economic impact from big-ticket productions that left the Sunshine State, such as "Ballers" and "Bloodline," have yet to be replaced. A new initiative aims to change that. Feat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2019

Here"s how much Central Florida residents received in tax refunds

Central Florida counties are in the middle of the pack for the Sunshine State when it comes to federal income tax returns for its residents. Orange County had the highest average return per person at $3,085, according to SmartAsset. The NewYork-bas.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2019