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How Parts Specialist Heico Grew into a Multibillion-Dollar Corporation From Its Fort Lauderdale Base
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Aerospace manufacturers derive a good chunk of their profits from selling spare parts, the price of which – much to airlines’ annoyance – tends to rise each year. This has led to more demand for unbranded parts, known as PMA, which offer equivalent reliability and performance to original equipment, but at a lower cost. Hollywood,
Sun, Sand, Unicorns: Making a Case for Florida's Tech Scene
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
By Jonathan Levin, Flush with venture capital funding from the likes of Alibaba and Google, Magic Leap Inc. founder Rony Abovitz is attempting to marry the real world with the imaginary. Don a pair of his mixed-reality goggles and -- according to the hype -- fire-breathing dragons may appear in your living room and life-size whales could swim through your
Cover Story: Inside South Florida's push to become a pharma hub
Thursday, August 24, 2017
By Keith Larson, Reporter, SFBJ Inside a small refrigerated warehouse at Miami International Airport, lies an array of pharmaceutical products that consumers rely on everyday. From here, the drugs will be moved onto a LATAM Cargo plane and eventually distributed throughout the world. A LATAM Cargo plane takes off from Miami International Airport. MIA is
Radio Interview with Carla Maldanado, on Radio Caracol 1260- Miami (Interview in Spanish)
Monday, July 24, 2017
Conversation with Carla Maldonado on Radio Caracol - 1260 AM's show "Caracol Ayuda", re: the growth of Broward county and future projects:
Neighborhood dive: Downtown Fort Lauderdale and beaches mature from spring break mecca to luxury hot spot
Monday, July 17, 2017
By Francisco Alvarado | Renderings of 100 Las Olas, the Four Seasons Private Residences Fort Lauderdale and Icon Las Olas Fort Lauderdale native Bob Swindell remembers the days when retailers and restaurant owners in downtown and the nearby beaches would shut down by 6 p.m. and stores would close up for the summer. “Things would get really
Ft. Lauderdale Commissioners Unanimously Approve 1.3m SF Mixed-Use Project in the heart of the Transit Oriented Development & Regional Activity Center Districts
Friday, July 14, 2017
Ft. Lauderdale, FL – The Traina Companies, a privately held New York and Delray Beach-based dynamic group of holdings in the real estate development, construction and hospitality industries, unanimously received the final zoning approval necessary from Ft. Lauderdale’s City Commissioners for its 1,351,160 square feet of mixed-use new
How Broward has transformed from a tourism draw to a tech magnet
Monday, July 10, 2017
Bob Swindell, the CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, a public/private partnership that works to attrace new businesses in photographed on Aug 4, 2015. U.S. Companies and international firms are based in Fort Lauderdale with more comining. CHarles Trainer, Jr., File - Miami Herald By Chabeli Herrera, Miami Herald It is one of Bob
Investment heavy hitters place big bets on South Florida tech firms
Friday, June 23, 2017
SFBJ -- To score capital from leading investors, scale a startup and win big, you’ve got to be in Silicon Valley, Austin or other tech hubs, the conventional wisdom goes. But more South Florida-based companies are bucking that trend, and their deep-pocketed investors say they plan to place bets here again.It’s who is investing –
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