| Sep 3, 2014
Boca Raton City Council has a public hearing set for Sept. 9 on new proposed rules for home businesses, but people who just work virtually out of their house shouldn't have to worry.
Working at home by computer doesn't mean the city will require a...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe is launching an initiative to enhance the state's services for children and improve their health, education and safety.
His first step, announced Monday, was convening a high-level "Children's Cabinet," of four Cabinet secretaries,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:08 PM
The city is trying to work some magic on Powerline Road, a trick that would turn the street into a trendy spot to live, work, shop and dine — and make some of its less-desirable aspects disappear.
The stretch of road from Oakland Park Boulevard...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:04 AM
Mary Hurley is well aware of the fact that during the recession, many businesses, in order to survive, cut back on their staff and operated with the smallest manpower possible.
“These businesses got very efficient and did a lot more with fewer...
| Aug 10, 2014
ADT's chief innovation officer Arthur Orduña talks into his smartphone to check the security and lights at his Delray Beach home. The ADT app recognizes his voice.
"Security status" he says, receiving confirmation that all is well. "Light status," he...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:11 PM
I talked with Max Eliscu recently about his company, Viewpost, and its plans to add 262 new jobs in Maitland. The company provides an online platform for payment and tracking of business invoices.
As Eliscu explained, it’s also a communication...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:10 AM
This week another piece of the redevelopment of downtown Towson falls into place as a 90,000-square-foot, 15-screen Cinemark theater ushers in its first moviegoers Thursday.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Towson Square and the theater...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:44 AM
Efforts to bring the city's downtown back to life may finally have found a recipe for success.
The city envisions a flourishing culinary arts district where vegetables are grown and cooking taught, where markets offer the freshest produce and stores...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Palm Beach County officials fear that local roads can't handle the influx of traffic expected if developers get their wish to build a host of new neighborhoods and shopping centers on Loxahatchee area farmland.
Proposed developments could bring nearly...
| Aug 27, 2014
More than 80 percent of small businesses in South and Central Florida expect to meet or exceed their revenue goals in 2014, according to a survey by TD Bank released Tuesday.
The survey also showed that 60 percent of Hispanic owners report higher...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Four luxury condo buildings would soar with their steel and glass spires, redefining the city's downtown skyline.
The shortest building would be 23 stories. And the tallest, at 30 stories, would rise above every other building in the city.