Step aside spring chickens — social media is going to the baby boomers.
- Dec. 8, 2013
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Step aside spring chickens — social media is going to the baby boomers.
Just as Southwest Florida's construction industry is coming back to life, so is the area's self-storage sector.
The biggest remaining chunks of residential land in Southwest Florida have been snapped up. Now a newly exuberant new-home market is pushing prices up for the rest.
We've discovered the perfect holiday trifecta of helping others, saving money and shopping. It takes a little hunting, but there's a bounty of gifts and goodies at thrift stores run by local nonprofit organizations.
A shared passion for music and production brought together the business partners of Creative Sound & Lighting Solutions, and it's a large part of what drives the business. The business idea came to Flammia during his previous work. While running the sound for churches’ outdoor events and concerts, Flammia said church workers would ask how to get their indoor equipment sounding as good as his outdoor equipment.
John S. Cox joined the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce as president and CEO this summer, and Friday marked nearly 80 work days on the job.
In a push to increase its reach in the lending market, Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union is asking its members to approve changing its charter from federal to state.
Beasley Broadcast Group Inc., a radio broadcasting company based in Naples, announced Friday its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of 4.5 cents a share payable on Jan. 10, to shareholders of record as of Dec. 27.
The Estero Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced the appointment of William 'Bill' Campos, as one of the directors to its board.
The U.S. economy appears ready for a hiring and productivity boost in the months ahead, according to a business lending index released this past month.
Business-to-business companies are an often overlooked by investors, but many are doing just fine. Check out the two companies outlined below. Each has a niche in a world few have explored, yet they have posted some interesting numbers.
Bonita Springs' famous pirate ship property won't be finding new owners today.
The national unemployment rate fell from 7.3 to 7 percent on Friday. More jobs, 203,000 were added to the economy than expected. Florida will announce its jobless rate for November in two weeks.
LCEC customers will likely pay less on their electric bill next year because of lower natural gas prices, the utility cooperative said Friday.
Before Estero's Coconut Point mall and Naples' Mercato, there was The Promenade at Bonita Bay. The outdoor Bonita Springs plaza had crowded stores, a popular nightclub and an outdoor bar surrounded by cascading waterfalls.
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., a radio broadcasting company based in Naples, announced today its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of 4.5 cents a share payable on Jan. 10, to shareholders of record as of Dec. 27.
The South Florida division of PulteGroup Inc. has named Caitlin Hustrulid as marketing coordinator.
Geraldo Belval has nearly six years before he finishes high school, but the sixth-grader at Fort Myers Middle Academy is already thinking about what comes next.
Regional transportation planners want Florida to buy the CSX rail line running through Lee and Collier counties to secure a corridor for future rapid transit commuter services, freight services and pedestrian and bicycle uses.
Bridgit Stone-Budd has been named director of sales for Sanibel-Captiva COASTE, Southwest Florida's new multimedia islands lifestyle publishing network.
With Thanksgiving a memory, the search is on for the perfect Christmas tree — and it seems many are looking.
ORLANDO — Two Florida cities lead the nation in foreclosures of high-end properties worth $5 million or more.
If it ain't broken, don't fix it — that's a common practice in the restaurant industry, especially since the economic downturn.
Federal prosecutors have filed a motion saying Cape Coral-based real estate broker Greg Eagle should not be allowed to change his guilty plea to bank fraud even though he now says he's innocent.
R.L.R. Investments LLC purchased the financially troubled Sundial Beach Resort and Spa on Sanibel today for $2.2 million.
Small Business Saturday awareness and spending was increased from last year.
The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce has formally incorporated its affiliate The Partnership for Collier’s Future Economy.
Allstate agency owner Ted Todd of Ted Todd Insurance has been named an Allstate Premier Agency for 2013 for providing top-notch customer service.
The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt announced that attorney Bernard 'Ben' Schott has joined the firm as an associate in the real estate practice area.
Hertz Corp. announced today the appointment of Thomas C. Kennedy, 48, as senior executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Shopping for the holiday season has officially begun.
Some Floridians will pay twice as much as others for similar insurance plans purchased on the federal HealthCare.gov website, a USA TODAY/Gannett analysis of federal data shows.
North Fort Myers has a plan for rejuvenation — all it needs now are the right conditions for the process to begin. That’s easier said than done in the sprawling, sometimes down-at-the-heels area that reaches from the Caloosahatchee River to the Charlotte County line.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Agriculture economists have long warned that farmers are getting old and staying on their land longer, delaying the turnover to a younger generation.
The Sanibel Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce announced that the Bondurant Realty Group at John R. Wood Island Real Estate Inc. has taken the Title sponsorship for this year's Luminary Festival Weekend.
Bill Daubmann was retired for roughly six weeks, and then boredom hit.
Job fairs, the hiring version of one-stop shopping, are becoming more critical for employers and potential workers as the unemployment rate drops across Southwest Florida, but hiring experts say making a match isn't automatic.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is planning the first of its two-part webinar series, 'How Small Businesses Can Gain Competitive Advantage through HUBZone Certification,' at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
The broad stock market indices have advanced to highs. As of Nov. 27, stocks of 33 Florida public companies were trading within 5 percent of their respective 12-month high.
Chipotle Mexican Grill's legions of cult-like Lee County fans can breathe a little easier, and travel a little less for their burrito and taco fixes.
Florida oranges, grapefruit — and perhaps some Lindt truffles: Thousands of gift packs with these goodies and others are being shipped daily from Sun Harvest Citrus south of Fort Myers.
Still stuffed from Thanksgiving bargains, shoppers were a little less ravenous for Black Friday deals at Southwest Florida shopping centers.
A historic Lee County resort recently earned recognition in Conde Nast Traveler's 26th annual Readers' Choice Awards, ranking the best cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, hotels and resorts in the world in the magazine's November issue.