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See photos from Brightline"s launch in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach

At 9:35 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 12, the Brightline train took off from its West Palm Beach station heading for Fort Lauderdale where elected officials and business leaders gathered to commemorate the milestone. Commuter service begins Saturday with o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2018

Brightline to launch service between Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach in January

Brightline will begin limited service the week of Jan. 8 between its Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach stops. The commute time between the stations is expected to be about 30 minutes. The $3.5 billion project is expected to eventually take riders betw.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 1st, 2018

5 things to know, including Phase 2 of the Brightline passenger train is delayed

Buenos días, South Florida. The second leg of the Brightline train is officially delayed. 1. Brightline gets a new CEO The Miami to Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach leg of the much-anticipated Brightline train is set to launch this summer. But o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2017

Here"s when you"ll be able to ride Brightline and what it"ll cost

Brightline will begin service between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach on Saturday, with fares priced at $10 for standard seating and $15 for the passenger train's premium coach. In its introductory phases, Brightline will run 10 times a day .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2018

Delta adds flights out of Florida

Delta Air Lines said it has added flights and upsized aircraft on flights out of south Florida as Hurricane Irma bears down on the region. New flights will transport customers from Miami, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Key West to Atlanta, Delta'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2017

AutoNation seeks to demolish, reconstruct Palm Beach County dealership site

AutoNation filed plans to redevelop and expand a Ford dealership in Delray Beach where it’s now a landlord and not the operator. The Fort Lauderdale-based auto retailer (NYSE: AN) owns the 10-5 site at 1311 West Linton Blvd. through affiliate Wallace F.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2017

Miami-to-Orlando train another step closer to debut (Photos)

Brightline, the train that promises to connect South Florida and Orlando and usher in a new era of travel, showcased on Wednesday its first train set. Stored in a West Palm Beach railroad operations facility, the train is made up of two locomotive.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2017

Rosie O’Donnell sells Palm Beach County mansion to Huizenga Jr. for $5M (photos)

Actress, comedian and talk show host Rosie O’Donnell sold her waterfront mansion in West Palm Beach for $5 million to businessman H. Wayne Huizenga Jr. and wife Fonda M. Huizenga. He’s the son of billionaire H. Wayne Huizenga, who led companies .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2018

Florida hotel REIT buys Springfield"s Embassy Suites by Hilton

Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE: CLDT) has acquired the 219-room Embassy Suites by Hilton in Springfield, near the Fort Belvoir North Area, for $68 million. The price amounts to about $310,000 per room. West Palm Beach, Florida-based Chatham funded the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2017

Related Cos. completes RH furniture gallery at CityPlace West Palm Beach (Photos)

The Related Cos. has completed a 80,000-square-foot furniture gallery for RH, formerly known as Restoration Hardware, at CityPlace West Palm Beach. This is the first RH store in Palm Beach County. It has two locations in Miami-Dade County. This is only.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2017

W Residences Fort Lauderdale completes $60M renovations (Photos)

The Related Cos. and the Related Group have completed the $60 million renovation of the W Residences Fort Lauderdale. The west tower of the W has 171 condos, with over half of them sold, according to Craig Studnicky, principal of broker Related ISG. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2017

South Florida ranks far down the list in education, study says

The Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Palm Beach metropolitan area ranks far down the list when it comes to educated cities, according to an analysis by personal finance site WalletHub. The region ranked 94th out of 150 major metropolitan areas based on a data.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2017

Broward and Palm Beach realtor associations to merge

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors and the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches announced that they would merge to form the third-largest Realtor association in the nation. The new association would be called the Realtors of the Palm Beaches .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2017

First look: Check out the progress on the $3.1B Brightline Express rail (SLIDESHOW)

Progress on the $3.1 billion Brightline Express train project is on track. The Brightline Express project will bring high-speed train travel to commuters from Orlando to Miami. The Brightline railroad's Phase 2 — the West Palm Beach-to-Orlando section.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2016

Orlando in top 10 nationally for sales, real estate jobs

If you want a job in real estate or sales, then Orlando is a great place to be, a new report from Abodo shows. Looking only at job concentration, Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach leads the country. Out of every 1,000 jobs in that metro a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2018

Spirit Airlines adds new international routes to Ecuador, Haiti

The new routes will launch from Fort Lauderdale this spring, expanding what is already Spirit&rs.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 8th, 2018

Fort Lauderdale considers deal to sell development site to public company for $14M

Liberty Property Trust could acquire a Dania Beach site from the city of Fort Lauderdale in order to build an industrial project. On Jan. 3, the Fort Lauderdale City Commission will consider a proposal to sell the 24-acre site, at 4030 S. State Ro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2018

Donald Trump Said He Passed More Laws Than Any Other President In His First Year. He Didn’t.

Speaking to first responders at a firehouse in West Palm Beach Florida, the president bragged he had signed more laws than Harry Truman......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 28th, 2017

Truck blocks camera from showing Trump golfing

A white truck tried to obscure CNN cameras from showing President Trump golfing in West Palm Beach, Florida. The White House has not responded to CNN's questions about the truck......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnDec 27th, 2017

Pulte Homes has Palm Beach County golf course under contract, could build over 250 homes

Pulte Homes has the Cypress Creek Country Club, west of Boynton Beach, under contract and wants to build hundreds of homes there. Brent Baker, president of the Southeast Florida division of the national homebuilder (NYSE: PHM), said it has a deal t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2017

Forward Reports Fiscal 2017 and Fourth Quarter Results

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forward Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORD), a designer and distribu.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaDec 14th, 2017