| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:54 PM
A picture is worth a thousand words. You know that.
Measured in dollars, Johnson Publishing is hoping 5 million of them will fetch closer to $40 million.
Looking to raise cash, the Chicago-based publisher of Ebony magazine has put its entire photo...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:23 PM
More than 3,100 owners of mobile homes in the Orlando area may soon be paying lot rent to a new owner.
Michigan-based Sun Communities Inc. announced it had entered into an agreement to purchase seven Central Florida mobile home communities for $257...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Michigan-based Sun Communities Inc. entered into an agreement to purchase seven Central Florida mobile-home communities for $257 million, according to a release issued by the company.
About 60 percent of the 3,150 lots being purchased are in age-...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Mobile-home parks have started attracting more than retirees.
In Central Florida and throughout the state, investment groups have been acquiring the "affordable-lifestyle" communities where residents purchase singlewides and doublewides but have to...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:11 PM
The last vestige of Orlando's old Navy base, east of downtown Orlando, sold this week to partnership of investors who plan to build apartments there.
The 19.3-acre site, which is behind the Target store on East Colonial Drive and had once been the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A Parent Media Co., which runs the Kidoodle.TV kids' subscription video-on-demand service in the U.S. and Canada, announced that it has raised $10 million (Canadian) from angel investors as it looks to boost content and grow its customer base.
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Production support services specialist Talent Partners has acquired Burbank-based PES Payroll for an undisclosed price.
PES Payroll has 50 employees with a core focus on services for unscripted television, commercial crews and live events. The...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Synagro Technologies, a Baltimore-based waste management company, faces grass-roots opposition to its application to spread industrial waste as fertilizer over farms in seven Virginia counties.
As a result of the backlash — coming in the form of...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:09 PM
WASHINGTON — Philanthropists and glitterati will roll out the pink carpet for Debbie Wasserman Schultz at the Kennedy Center Thursday night to honor her personal struggle and legislative work to overcome breast cancer.
The South Florida...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:12 PM
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Johnson & Johnson has accepted an offer of about $4 billion from the private equity firm the Carlyle Group to buy its Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics business.
J&J said Monday that the deal for the blood-testing unit should close...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:09 AM
In October the Library of Congress opened a new exhibition featuring the first map of the United States — the first ever to depict the Stars and Stripes. It was printed in New Haven in 1784 by a Connecticut engraver, Abel Buell, just half a year...