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Palm Bay-Titusville, Fla., has 15th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas.

The number of vacant homes in the Palm Bay-Titusville area was more than 5,800 in the third quarter of 2018, a 309-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Florida ranked No. 4 in 2019 business climate index

Florida finished at No. 4 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

CRAWFORD THOMAS RECRUITING: Is February the Hottest Month for Job Search?

According to job market lore, January offers the most opportunity for job seekers since hiring managers have all returned from their holiday vacations and budgets have been set for the year.

APALACHICOLA BAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Eighth Annual St. George Island Tour of Homes to be held Feb. 9

The eighth annual St. George Island Tour of Homes will be Saturday, February 9, 2019, and once again open seven unique island residences to the public, offering visitors a view of island living.

WESTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Business Owner's Mastermind Group to be held Feb. 13

The Business Owner's Mastermind Group is designed to support business owners who navigate through the challenges of entrepreneurship by taking advantage of and sharing our collective experience, and stories to assist each other succeed in the business world.

U.S. WOMEN'S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: FedCon Optimization Program Workshop to be held Feb. 12

Optimize to Secure Federal Contracts Are you making the best impression on your Agency and Large Prime Contacts?

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 4 in Florida

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close four of its 41 stores in Florida

Analysis: Miami ranks 13th among largest U.S. cities that lack funds to pay debts

Miami ranks 13th worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Analysis: Florida ranked 14th most affected by government shutdown

Florida ranked No. 14 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

State institution: These 2-year Florida schools attract the most in-state students

Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg, National Aviation Academy of Tampa Bay and Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year Florida schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysi

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Florida ranks No. 3 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Florida was rated third best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: Which college softball program grossed the most in Florida

Rollins College, Tallahassee Community College and Southeastern University top the list of highest grossing college softball programs in Florida in 2016

APALACHICOLA BAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Furry Tails Do Come True to be held Feb. 23

The Mystic Krewe of Salty Barkers, a parade group of dogs and their people, invite you to join in the Apalachicola Mardi Gras Barkus Parade in downtown Apalachicola.

BAY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: March 2019 Business After Hours to be held Mar. 12

This is one of many social events held at different Chamber member locations each month.

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