Billionaire developer Jeff Greene runs for Florida governor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Billionaire Jeff Greene is jumping into Florida’s crowded Democratic primary for governor less than three months before the election. While a late entry into the race, Greene has enough money to shake up an election where about half the voters are undecided. He filed his paperwork to run Friday, but didn’t immediately […]

Six Florida Job Growth Grant Fund projects to get funding

$10 million to be divided between the six projects. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced nearly $10 million in awards for six Florida Job Growth Grant Fund projects. The Florida Job Growth Grant Fund, established by Governor Scott and the Florida Legislature last year, provides $85 million for improving public infrastructure and enhancing […]

Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Awards $198,400 in Scholarships – South Florida Business Journal

ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As high school seniors across Florida graduate this month and look ahead to college, costs are top-of-mind. But there’s good news from Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Inc., which has awarded scholarships to 132 well-deserving young people living in communities throughout the state. A not-for-profit corporation established by the […]

Florida SBA trusts long-term plan

When Ash Williams joined the $204 billion Florida State Board of Administration as chief investment officer and executive director in the third week of 2008, the fund hadn’t rebalanced its portfolio. It was the middle of the financial crisis, equity markets were in freefall and FSBA had put off rebalancing until it could find a […]

Village Square showcases new cutting-edge at ‘Fast Forward Tallahassee’ Thursday

Buy Photo Hometowns with a “sense of place” are vibrant, engaged, growing and economically successful. They are places people want to live and raise families. There are new reasons every day why this describes Tallahassee and Leon County. On Thursday, The Village Square hosts “Our Town: Fast Forward Tallahassee,” a spirited look at what’s new, […]