The Florida Board of Governors has approved a housing and student center complex for the University of South Florida’s Sarasota-Manatee campus, advancing USF’s bold plans to expand the campus and transform the college experience for students. USF will break ground on a multi-story, 100,000-square-foot housing and student center along Seagate Drive,

No matter what industry you work in, technology is no doubt a part of your day-to-day business operations. 

It is rare to find an industry, or profession, that doesn’t, in some way, shape or form, use technology. 

In an effort to stay on top of trends, and provide our readers with intelligence to help you keep your businesses safe, Tampa Bay Business and Wealth reached out to some trusted resources to ask them the basic question, what is keeping you up at night? 

Here are their responses, in their own words. 


The Morgan Automotive Group, based in Tampa, has acquired Wilde Automotive Group’s Sarasota dealerships. The three dealerships will be renamed to be the all-new Lexus of Sarasota, Honda of Sarasota and Jaguar Land Rover Sarasota, according to a statement. "We have been doing business in the Sarasota market now for over a

By Sean Marcil, managing partner at CirrusTel In 2020, we had to send our employees home and figure out how they would be able to continue to perform their jobs, virtually, overnight. There was no time to go through the normal procurement cycle, do a proof of concept or truly vet

Andrew Koenig’s thirst for knowledge is palpable. While still in college, the CEO of the thriving, and ubiquitous, City Furniture, which is based in Fort Lauderdale and operates nearly two dozen Florida showrooms, traveled more than halfway across the world to learn about excellence in production from the best: Toyota.

A $59 million compound on the star-studded Indian Creek is emerging as a tropical modern playhouse being developed by Todd Michael Glaser and is now accepting bitcoin as payment. The new construction spans nearly 16,000 square feet, featuring architecture and interiors by Kobi Karp, with 12 bedrooms on a 53,696-square-foot lot

Philanthropic gifts from the University of South Florida community exceeded $151 million in fiscal year 2021-22, the highest amount in the institution’s nearly 70-year history. “Our university has a history of setting ambitious goals and surpassing expectations,” said USF President Rhea Law, in a statement. “I want to convey my deep

By Willy Nunn, president and chief executive officer of Homes by West Bay  Attainable. Affordable. Housing. Tampa Bay no longer has a reasonable, available housing market. Rather, frightening statistics covered by local media outlets confirming that we are facing a housing crisis and, potentially, an even bigger economic one. Consider this

This is an ongoing special section. Part 1 of the series includes three perspectives from different Tampa Bay area economic development organizations. More to follow. To get a snapshot of what is happening in the Tampa Bay region, Tampa Bay Business and Wealth is reaching out to as many economic development