Message and invitation from Nicole “Nikki” Fried, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture

Energy touches all of us every single day, from the food we eat, to the air we breathe, to how we move from home to work and beyond. This is why it’s critical we work together to create comprehensive policies that allow Florida to be a leader in energy innovation. It’s imperative that all Floridians […]

Florida banks to merge

Professional Holding Corp. and Marquis Bancorp, both of Florida, have jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge in which Marquis Bank will combine with Professional Bank. Subject to shareholder and regulatory approvals, the combined banking institution will have approximately $1.6 billion in assets, making it the 12th largest community bank in Florida. […]

Manufacturing in Florida

In Florida, manufacturing is at the center of economic vitality. The state is home to over 20,000 manufacturing companies that produce a variety of goods, including aerospace products, batteries, food and beverages, communications equipment, pharmaceuticals, boats, and more. Many of these manufacturers are using innovative techniques such as resin infusion, closed mold processes, etc., in […]

Relocating from New York to Florida

After 15 years of being based in New York City, Interior designer and industry blogger Sarah Baynes has relocated her business to Florida. The firm, Sarah Baynes Interiors, specializes in residential and commercial interiors and focuses on creating environments with a fresh, sophisticated perspective. SarahBaynes.com, a popular interior design blog, has been featured in print and online […]

Goods and services produced in Florida to reach $4.6 trillion

Florida’s economic outlook will more than double over 30 years, says a report authored by Sean Snaith, a national economist and Director at the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Forecasting. According to Mr Snaith, “The total value of goods and services produced in Florida is expected to increase by more than 2.5 times […]