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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

Judge hears arguments over Citibank and Argentina bonds

A Citibank lawyer has warned a judge its Argentina branch will be in "great danger" if he refuses to let the South American nation pay interest to bondholders......»»

Category: marketSource: foxnews19 hr. 22 min. ago

Brothers guilty of fraud at Systemax sent to federal prison

Two South Florida brothers who were once top executives with the Systemax Inc. computer supply company were sent to prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to federal charges for accepting millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks from companies doing busi.....»»

Category: marketSource: foxnews19 hr. 22 min. ago

Brothers guilty of fraud at Systemax computer company sent to federal prison by Miami judge

Two South Florida brothers who were once top executives with the Systemax Inc. computer supply company were sent to prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to federal charges for accepting millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks from companies doing busi.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnews19 hr. 56 min. ago

Citibank lawyer warns judge Argentina branch will be in danger if he blocks bond payments

A Citibank lawyer has warned a judge its Argentina branch will be in "great danger" if he refuses to let the South American nation pay interest to bondholders......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews19 hr. 56 min. ago

Medina Capital leads $35M investment in New York startup

South Florida tech mogul Manny Medina's investment firm led a $35 million investment in a New York startup Tuesday. Medina Capital invested in Booker, which helps service businesses manage bookings online. Other investors included First Data, Jump Capita.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 3rd, 2015

Forbes billionaires list: 28 South Floridians among world"s richest

Where do most of the billionaires in Florida live? South Florida, where 28 of the Sunshine State's 42 billionaires hold a primary residence, according to Forbes' World's Billionaires list of 2015. South Florida claims four more billionaires than on last .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2015

Best Places to Work South Florida: Medium company rankings

Each year, we ask employees to tell us why their companies are great employers, and this year's honorees did not disappoint. The finalists in the three categories – small, medium and large – were honored Feb. 26 at a rockin' luncheon at the Signature.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2015

Phone recordings reveal Bill O"Reilly may have lied about witnessing a suicide linked to JFK"s assassination

CNN has acquired phone recordings that raise questions about Bill O'Reilly's presence at the suicide of a figure involved in the investigation of JFK's assassination. The suicide reportedly occurred at a house in South Florida in 1977 when O'Reilly w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 1st, 2015

In Florida, Oceanfront "Nirvana" Estate Hits the Market For $25 Million

A mansion on South Florida's Manalapan peninsula that was blessed by Buddhist monks from Thailand has just come onto the market with a price tag of $25 million. The 12,244-square-foot 'Nirvana' lies on an acre-and-a-half of oceanfront property in Palm Be.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesFeb 27th, 2015

5 things to know, and a look at how hot land values are burning the Miami Heat

Good morning, South Florida. Is your rent going up? It may be because you live here. 1. A hot market for land burns tenants Miami is turning up the heat on the Miami Heat. Miami-Dade County officials say the county is undercharging the NBA team for five.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 26th, 2015

South Florida new home prices likely to rise as supply dwindles

The prices of new single-family homes in South Florida are expected to increase as developers run out of inventory to sell, according to Metrostudy. There were 1,691 single-family construction starts during the fourth quarter in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2015

Bankers Healthcare moves to new Davie headquarters

South Florida Bankers Healthcare Group LLC announced Monday that it moved its corporate headquarters to a different Broward County location, from Southwest Ranches to Davie. The company was founded in 2001 and after more than a decade of offering financi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2015

South Africa grants five-year reprieve to worst air polluting firms

South Africa has given a five-year reprieve to some top polluters, including power utility Eskom, to meet new air emissions standards, the environmental minister said on Tuesday. The continent's worst polluter and most advanced African economy belche.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooFeb 24th, 2015

Inside A $22.9 million equestrian estate that is being sold by the former CEO of FedEx

Former FedEx President and CEO Ted Weise is selling his gigantic 50-acre equestrian ranch in South Florida for $22.9 million, according to the Wall Street Journal.  The massive home spreads out in Jupiter, Florida, roughly half an hour from Palm Beac.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 23rd, 2015

South Florida condo sales drop in January despite strong prices, as home sales grow

Sales of townhouses and condos in South Florida continued slumping in January, although single-family homes sales showed solid growth, according to the latest data from Florida Realtors. There were 3,142 sales of existing townhouse and condos in the tri-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 23rd, 2015

Did GoPro Inc Over-Ship End Demand Last Quarter?

Channel checks conducted last week by Bidness Etc shed new light on GoPro's supply chain scenario in the US market. For the survey, 40 retail outlets of Wal-Mart and Best Buy in states including New York, Texas, Illinois, Florida, Washington, California, .....»»

Category: topSource: bidnessetcFeb 23rd, 2015