Study Finds Florida Leasing Its Turnpike Could Save the State Billions

Central Florida Expressway Authority – EPASS – SunPass Toll Sign, due to covid-19, sign shows: “Keep Driving Pay Later” as seen on March 21, 2020 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: Cari Rubin Photography/Shutterstock.com In a recent study published Tuesday, August 25 by The Reason Foundation, which publishes Reason magazine, said taxpayers would, for

Florida Mall Temporarily Closed for Protests in Support of Victim of Police Shooting

The Florida Mall dining pavilion entrance in January 2018. Photo:The Florida Mall | Google Images The Florida Mall is closing its doors until further notice following plans for a large protest in support of Salaythis Melvin, a man killed during a fatal shooting with a police officer. The 22-year-old man was shot and killed by

The Future of Florida’s Property Taxes and Property Values

Construction cranes on large buildings being erected in downtown Tampa Channelside district, seen in aerial panoramic views, March 20, 2020. Photo and Caption: TetKabrit/Shutterstock.com As the state economy tries to bounce back from closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, many Floridians are worried about how the housing market will be affected in 2020 going into

Vacation Rentals in Florida Could Reopen Again Very Soon

Image by Paul Brennan on Pixabay According to Ron DeSantis, vacation rentals that were ordered to close down due to the coronavirus pandemic may be able to open up again soon, pending they submit requests to the governor before reopening the vacation rentals. The Florida governor made the announcement on Friday, May 15 via The

How Coronavirus is Affecting Florida’s Real Estate Industry

Aerial view of Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas Isles, Florida, USA. Photo: Zhukova Valentyna/Shutterstock.com It is currently unknown how COVID-19 will affect Florida real estate industry since we are still in the thick of the pandemic, but many lenders, homeowners, renters and landlords think this might have a long-lasting negative effect on their business and lives.

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