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Universal’s Sapphire Falls permits reveal more than just resort plans

Universal Parks & Resorts' latest water permit applications for Sapphire Falls hint at other activity that might be planned for Orlando — including a new restaurant, parking garage and possibly a water park. The permits, granted by the South Florida Wa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2015

5 things to know, including the Uber, Lyft smackdown in Broward County

Good morning, South Florida. Pop quiz: What company is worth more? Exxon Mobil Corp., Berkshire Hathaway, Google or Apple? (See answer in last item.) 1. Uber and Lyft dealt regulatory setback in Broward County "If you're going to run a business ... you .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2015

Avis Budget Expands Fleet, Now Flaunts a Maserati Ghibli - Analyst Blog

Avis Budget Group, Inc. ( CAR ) has added  Maserati's Ghibli to its Avis Car Rental's fleet. Ghibli is available at only select locations, including Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Orlando, San Francisco and South Florida. The 2015.....»»

Category: blogSource: nasdaqJan 9th, 2015

Fifteen South Florida health centers awarded grants under Obamacare

The federal government awarded $13.4 million in grants to 48 health centers in Florida, including 15 in South Florida, through the Affordable Care Act. The money will support the creation of 215 jobs so the clinics can increase access to primary care. Th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2014

South African Utility"s Chairman Steps Down

The move is the latest for the country’s beleaguered state utility and follows the suspension of four top executives, including chief executive, earlier this month......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj14 hr. 11 min. ago

Mentoring Monday: South Florida leaders discuss overcoming challenges facing women

With the goal of giving a leg-up to women climbing the career ladders of their industries, 37 leaders in business offered candid life and work advice to nearly 250 women at the South Florida Business Journal's second annual Bizwomen Mentoring Monday event.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2015

5 thngs to know, and a dip for luxury designer Prada

Good morning, South Florida. 1. You've only got four days to get it done It's going to be a short work week for many folks with Passover and Easter coming up this weekend. Financial markets will be closed for Good Friday, but the federal government will.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2015

Unemployment down across South Florida in February

Unemployment was down across all three counties in February, according to data released Friday from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Broward County's unemployment last month was 5.2 percent, down from 5.5 percent in January. A year ago, th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2015

Cruise news you can use, plus more Friday business headlines

Looks like the party boat is about to get even bigger. Carnival Corp. has entered into agreements with shipbuilders Fincantieri and Meyer Werft to deliver nine new ships to its fleet by 2022, the South Florida Business Journal reports. The Miami-based c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2015

Banco do Brasil expanding in South Florida to meet growing demand

Banco do Brasil was looking to expand its reach in South Florida when it established Miami’s Banco do Brasil Americas in 2012. More than two years later, the bank continues to grow in the Sunshine State especially South Florida where it's expected to op.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2015

An entire private island in South Florida is on the market for $24.5 million

An island paradise off the coast of Florida is up for sale. With 104 acres of pristine wilderness and 3.5 miles of oceanfront, the island is a certifiable semi-tropical paradise. It also has a four-bedroom Spanish villa-style home on it, built in 192.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2015

"Boys club" vs. "Team Ellen": Jury must now decide in Kleiner sexism trial

Attorneys for Ellen Pao and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers on Tuesday offered very different versions of life at the Silicon Valley venture firm as the blockbuster sexism trial neared its conclusion. Kleiner lawyer Lynne Hermle painted Pao as undeservi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2015

Avalon sushi restaurant, Celebration hotel bistro among 5 eateries temporarily closed for roaches

Five local eateries were closed temporarily last week for pest problems including a popular sushi restaurant in Avalon Park as well as a bistro inside a Celebration hotel. Here’s a closer look at violations from the Florida Department of Business and P.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 24th, 2015

Burger King: Chicken fries are back for good - South Florida Business Journal

South Florida Business JournalBurger King: Chicken fries are back for goodSouth Florida Business JournalThe fast-food chain says the "highly-coveted, timeless dish" had created a "devoted fan base." Emon Reiser: Reporter- South Florida Business Journal: E.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 23rd, 2015

VA clinic in St. Augustine to cost taxpayers

The Department of Veterans Affairs' failure to move their St. Augustine clinic could soon rack up costs for taxpayers – by about $64,000. The North Florida/South Georgia VA Health System was notified more than three years ago that it would have to move.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2015

Dockominium planned in Fort Lauderdale

One of the first “dockominium” projects - a covered boat slip condo - since the end of the recession has been proposed in South Florida. Alabama-based Battle Plan Capital announced plans for Harbour Twenty-Six, which will have 26 covered boat slips i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2015

SFBJ"s parent company sells remaining stake in Sporting News

American City Business Journals, the Charlotte-based parent company of the South Florida Business Journal, has sold its stake in the Sporting News. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. American City Business Journals CEO Whitney Shaw said in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2015

China"s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Upsets U.S., Lures U.S. Allies, Including Korea

South Korea faces a litmus test that U.S. policy-makers believe will show whether the government in Seoul is "pro-Chinese" or "pro-American." In the face of U.S. pressure to stay clear of what the Americans see as a bitter rival, South Korea is about to b.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesMar 23rd, 2015

Sudan to lift oil output with new wells: minister

Sudan hopes to boost oil production by carrying out exploration and drilling wells in new areas including conflict-hit Darfur, its oil minister Makawi Mohammed Awad said on Thursday. When South Sudan seceded in July 2011, Khartoum lost around three quarte.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 19th, 2015

Indian Youth: Future Hopes, Future Prospects

With dampening spirits over the “emerging economies”, including the diverse doldrums of four of the BRICS – Brazil, Russia, slowing growth in China, and South Africa – many eyes are fixed in India, which, in the words of the title .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesMar 19th, 2015