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JAX Chamber names 2016 Small Business Leaders of the Year

Twelve Northeast Florida entrepreneurs were saluted by the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce as 2016 Small Business Leaders of the Year

Southern Wine & Spirits of America salutes GM Tom Collins’ retirement

Executive Vice President and Regional Manager Tom Collins will retire Feb. 1, but will continue to support Southern Wine & Spirits as a consultant on legislative matters.

Buffalo Wild Wings lands in St. Petersburg, Florida

Florida’s 16th Buffalo Wild Wings venue opened in the form of a new 5,959-square-foot restaurant in St. Petersburg’s Tyrone Square Mall.

Progressive Care breaks record with November pharmacy proceeds

Progressive Care Inc., through its subsidiary PharmCo LLC, a South Florida prescription pharmaceutical provider, filled a record-breaking number of prescriptions in November.

Investment management firm JLL acquires Cresa South Florida

Fortune 500-ranked JLL, an Illinois-based investment management firm, announced its acquisition of Cresa South Florida, whose employees will team with JLL’s existing Florida experts.

Weston, Florida’s Ultimate Software benefits Alliance Coal operations with UltiPro

Florida-based Ultimate Software, a cloud solutions provider, announced this week from the company’s Weston headquarters that Alliance Coal is among the many clients utilizing the company’s branded UltiPro platform.

Nation’s first virtual YMCA membership available in Florida via Daxko partnership

The YMCA of Florida's First Coast, based out of Jacksonville, recently initiated a partnership with Daxko, an Alabama-based software firm that has pioneered a novel way for travelers to stick with their fitness regimens.

Lakeland, Florida Senior Helpers ranks top in home health care

Providing "care and comfort at a moment's notice," the Lakeland, Florida branch of Senior Helpers recently earned the 2015 Best of Lakeland Award in the Home Health Care Services category by the Lakeland Award Program.

Florida’s BurgerFi to open 40 branches in Mexico

With all-natural, chemical- and additive-free Angus beef patties, hand-cut fries, craft beer and wine, recycled furniture and green appliances, Florida’s BurgerFi is set to expand to Mexico City.

The Spinnaker Group certifies 100th sustainable LEED project

Pioneering the sea of change for sustainability and filling a much-needed niche in Florida construction, The Spinnaker Group (TSG) recently announced that it has certified its100th LEED project.

Florida flaunts French fare with The Parisian Restaurant and Wine Bar

Escargots, foie gras, crepes and macarons are all available at The Parisian Restaurant and Wine Bar, where Tarzi Benazzouz has brought his love of French cuisine to Florida with his newly opened venture in Jupiter.

Access Management teams with builders in Florida

Florida’s Access Management, a residential management firm, is building and strengthening alliances with seven regional home construction partners.

Jacksonville’s Landstar System celebrates two employees of the month

Florida-based global transportation management firm Landstar System Inc. recently named Pauline Laslett-Norman at its Jacksonville office as an employee of the month.

Northwest Florida’s Sacred Heart Medical Group welcomes endocrinologist Goodman

The Destin Area Chamber of Commerce announced this week that board-certified endocrinologist Dr. Ralph Goodman has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s practice in Miramar Beach, Florida.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty launches central call service

To boost customer and agent service, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty has incorporated an update via its new Centralized Call Center, complete with its own team at the firm’s Jacksonville headquarters.

Florida’s AlphaPoint Technology appoints Ninivaggi as STR chief strategist

Florida-based AlphaPoint Technology Inc. announced Jim Ninivaggi as new chief strategy officer for its subsidiary company, Strategy To Revenue Inc.

Florida Blue Foundation honors Barry University with nursing grant

Florida Blue Foundation, an affiliate of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, selected Miami’s Barry University to receive a $225,000 grant for a statewide nursing program.

Kennedy Funding Financial extends $1.65-million loan for Florida nurseries

Kennedy Funding Financial has closed a $1.65-million loan for Florida commercial nursery businesses to complete a two-site acquisition.

AMA South Florida verifies 2016 board chairs

South Florida’s chapter of The American Marketing Association (AMA) confirmed that nine new board chairs have been appointed for 2016.

Auction acreage available in Hendry County

Cropland and commercial acreage with development potential will be offered at auction Jan. 26.

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