What does infrastructure need to do to keep up with Tampa Bay’s growth spurt?

It’s not breaking news. We are all keenly aware of it.   Tampa Bay is one of the hottest spots in the United States. Everyone wants to be here. Businesses, tourists, visiting relatives … who can blame them? It’s great here. But now that the word is out, this great place to live must accommodate

One Liners Polk: Blackton, Citrus Connection and more

► Cushman & Wakefield arranged the sale of a 710,962-square-foot distribution center located at 8100 State Road 33, in Lakeland. (pictured above) ► Brightway, the Charlene Rodriguez Agency, an insurance firm, moved to 231 N. Kentucky Ave., Suite 216, Lakeland. ► Ohio-based coworking company CoHatch is opening at 211 E. Main St. in downtown Lakeland.

Brightline going public under Virgin Trains USA

Brightline’s announcement Friday that it would rebrand as Virgin Trains USA was followed Monday by an SEC registration for an initial public stock offering. Blanks for the price and size of the offering weren’t filled in on the SEC S1 registration, but shares will trade on NASDAQ under the symbol VTUS. The book runners for

Brightline on track for Tampa service

The vision of a four-hour high-speed rail trip from Tampa to Miami is becoming closer to reality. Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn gave strong support for the expansion of Brightline’s service to Tampa during a tour of the rail service’s sprawling MiamiCentral station complex. He was accompanied by an array of business leaders from the Tampa