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As golf real estate stabilizes, the hottest demand is coming from developers

Florida’s pristine golf courses went from amenities to liabilities in the depths of the Great Recession — but the market is headed back toward an upswing, between redevelopment and opportunistic operators. “The market has finally stabilized in golf,” said Steven Ekovich, senior vice president and director of Marcus & Millichap’s national golf division. Enlarge Ekovich,…

Editorial: Transforming the USF area in north Tampa

There are few places in the region where it pays to step back and appreciate the big picture more than the university area of north Tampa. Major employers there are investing hundreds of millions of dollars. Government and the business community are looking to partner on new mass transit services. And efforts to build an…

Cirque Du Soleil Aerialist Falls On To Stage In Tampa, Dies

TAMPA, FL — A longtime Cirque du Soleil aerialist fell while performing an "aerial straps number" during a show in Tampa and has since died of his injuries. Yann Arnaud was performing in the show VOLTA on Saturday night when he fell onto the stage, the Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group said in a release….

Only In Florida: Your Guide To Sunshine State News Of The Week

Here are five of the Only In Florida stories from last week: GATOR REPORT: While it’s not uncommon to see an alligator in Florida, it’s certainly a bit of a surprise to see a nearly 9-foot-long gator casually crawling down the road at 6:30 a.m. That’s the sight that greeted Sarasota Police Sgt Matt Tuggle…