Economy

Southern Command’s Economic Impact in the Region

By Yolanda Rivas July 2019 2 min read — The U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) moved its headquarters to Miami almost 22 years ago with revised priorities, objectives and capabilities. Since then, the command has had a significant impact on the local economy.  According...

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Miami Growing Political Profile

By Yolanda Rivas June 2019 2 min read July 2019 — Miami grabbed the national spotlight last week when it hosted the first Democratic presidential debates. The city is already a popular destination for tourism and business, but events like these boost its political...

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Orlando No. 1 for 4th of July

by Staff Writer 2 min read July 2019 — As the 4th of July vacation fast approaches, many Americans are ready to start their engines and hit the highways for the holidays. Right on time, the American Automobile Association (AAA) has released its ranking of the most...

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Orlando Cashes in on the Experience Economy

By staff writerJune 2019 — When it comes to spending their hard-earned cash, people prioritize the experience. In a study conducted in the UK, just over 40% of respondents valued how their holiday will appear to their friends and families as the most important factor...

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St. Pete Rising

By staff writer June 2019 Development and transformation are necessary to any region undergoing the population and business growth that Tampa Bay is experiencing. Nowhere is this more evident than what was once the sleepy beach town of St. Petersburg,...

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