Disney Purchases an Additional 26.3 Acres of Land West of Magic Kingdom

Cinderella’s Castle at Disney’s Magic Kingdom theme park. Photo: aliwigle/Pixabay.com Disney World has apparently just purchased even more land near Magic Kingdom. No word yet as to what the intended use of the land is but there are speculation that it is part of Disney’s ever-present need to expand as much as possible. The land

New Toll Roads Are Coming to Florida This Legislative Session

Sunpass holders go through an express lane at the entrance of Sanibel Island in Lee County, Florida, United States on January 15, 2018. Photo: EQRoy/Shutterstock.com Lawmakers in Tallahassee have decided to revisit an approved bill from last year (Senate Bill 7068). The bill has to do with a questionable plan to build more than 300

New Bill Could Spell a Building Boom in the Florida Keys

Aerial view of Key West, FL, United States. Photo Credit: Nenad Basic/Shutterstock.com A new bill introduced by a state lawmaker from Naples aims to create a building boom for the archipelago area of the state. An amendment slipped into a House bill this week seeks to extend the hurricane evacuation time from 24 hours to

10 Tallest Buildings in Florida, Ranked by Size

POV of tall buildings in Florida, USA. Photo Credit: Telesniuk/Shutterstock.com 10.    Mansions at Acqualina – 643 feet The condos here certainly provide an impressive view of the nearby Sunny Isles Beach ocean for the residents as they live in a 643-foot-tall building. Even more impressive is the indoor art and the architecture of the building

New Manufacturing Plant for Liquified Gas Coming to Jacksonville

 Photo credit: Business Wire After years of effort by local leaders, a manufacturing facility is about to be built in Jacksonville, Florida. The $542 million facility will be able to export natural liquefied gas and position Jacksonville as a leader in gas export to the Caribbean Islands. The move was approved unanimously by Mayor Lenny

More Kmart and Sears Stores in Florida to Close by the End of 2019

December 2019 Florida Store Closures (from public records and media outlets): Jacksonville Sears: 10302 Southside Blvd Leesburg Sears: 10401 Us Highway 441 Miami Kmart: 3825 7th Street NW Oviedo Sears: 1360 Oviedo Marketplace Blvd Vero Beach Kmart: 1501 US 1 Over 100 additional Kmart and Sears Stores are closing throughout the country. Two Kmart and

The Fight for the Bonnet House of Fort Lauderdale Continues

The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation announced this past Thursday (November 7th)  its intent to take over the historic Bonnet House, kicking off a fight for control of the beachfront, community treasure. The Bonnet House, Inc., the local organization that manages the 99-year-old estate,  said the house has given the trust about $150,000 each year