Florida Supreme Court disciplines 3 Central Florida attorneys

The Florida Bar in recent court orders disciplined 17 attorneys — including three from Central Florida. The local attorneys disciplined included: Richard Russell Baker, 1355 Orange Ave., Suite 3, Winter Park, disbarred effective immediately, following.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2015

Attorney discipline: 14 punished in South Florida

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 14 South Florida attorneys in recent actions brought by The Florida Bar. The actions: Rashmi Airan-Pac e, of South Miami, was granted a disciplinary revocation, with leave to seek readmission after five years, effect.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2015

4 Swap Shop restaurants fail critical health inspections

Health inspectors temporarily shuttered nine South Florida restaurants for failed health inspections last week, including four eateries at the Swap Shop and one at the Sawgrass Mills. More from the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 24th, 2015

5 things to know, including the world"s third-largest economy now in recession

Good morning, South Florida. Do you hear that hissing sound? Could be the waves slapping the beaches, or it could be the air leaking out of Japan's bubble. 1. The incredible shrinking Japan Japan is officially in a recession as its economy shrank for a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2015

5 things to know, including a setback for soccer in Miami

Good morning, South Florida. It's time to ask ourselves, how much do we really love soccer? 1. Beckham can't seem to bend it on soccer stadium deal Six landowners stand in the way of David Beckham's new soccer stadium. "I think we’re in trouble here,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2015

Chinese Warships Dock In Florida As Ash Carter Waves "Big Stick" Around In South Pacific

Earlier this week, 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and eight other countries, including China and the US held a summit to discuss defense and security in the South Pacific. Officially, this was the result: Unofficially, Beijing a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 5th, 2015

5 things to know, including another lesson in what not to do in business

Good morning, South Florida. Can you still hear the sound of the wave slapping the sand over all that cargo and passenger traffic? 1. PortMiami is rocking PortMiami touts a fantastic fiscal 2015 with the strongest container traffic in 10 years a new re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 5th, 2015

Jacksonville attorney disbarred

A Jacksonville lawyer is among 26 attorneys brought up on disciplinary charges by the Florida Supreme Court. Scott Douglas Leemis of Jacksonville was disbarred following a court order on Sept. 2 where he was found to have been in violation of a March 27 .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2015

5 things to know, including a really green acre

Good morning, South Florida. How much would you pay for an acre? 1. Buy low, sell high and get out before the market implodes When a developer pays nearly $39 million for slightly less than one acre of land, it's time to wonder if we're nearing the end.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2015

5 things to know, including something that could slow the construction boom

Good morning, South Florida. The summer is not over yet. We still have until Sept. 22. 1. Building boom could hit a glass ceiling The nation's commercial building boom has created a shortage of glass. Glass manufacturers can't keep with demand for the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 8th, 2015

Tampa, Port Richey attorneys disciplined by state Supreme Court

An attorney in Tampa and one in Port Richey were disciplined this week by the Florida Supreme Court, among 22 attorneys in the state. The Florida Bar is responsible for administering statewide discipline to enforce the state Supreme Court’s rules of pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2015

Local business, tourists not happy about Uber exiting Broward County

South Florida's Uber supporters — including business owners and some of the tourists that the region spends so many dollars to attract — were quick to blast their disappointment on social media platforms about the ride-sharing service's departure from.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2015

Nearly 30 local attorneys to be honored for 50 years of service

The Florida Bar later this month will recognize 196 attorneys for 50 years of service, including 29 from Central Florida. The attorneys will be recognized for their dedication to the practice of law during a June 26 luncheon at The Florida Bar Annual Con.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2015

5 things to know, including South Florida"s swift reduction in "zombies"

Good morning, South Florida. 1. 'Night of the Living Dead' may be over for South Florida real estate "Zombie foreclosures" are down 46 percent in South Florida, year-over-year, according to RealtyTrac. This is when a lender comes to foreclose on a house.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2015

5 things to know, including Florida"s two potential candidates for president

Good morning, South Florida. Happy Passover. Happy Easter. 1. Rubio ready to announce his next move It looks like U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will announced his bid on April 13 at downtown Miami's Freedom Tower. A recent poll from Quinnipiac University ranks .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2015

5 things to know, including more noise from Trump and some heat for Vanilla Ice

Good morning, South Florida. Man, that Donald Trump makes a lot of noise. 1. Trump just wants to cut the lawn Donald Trump has sued the city of Doral over its noise ordinance. The city's code compliance department has slammed his resort, the Trump Natio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2015

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