St. Johns County welcomes Florida’s first Buc-ee’s convenience store, the first of many to come in the state

Texas convenience store giant touted as the world’s largest convenience store opens first location in St. Johns County, Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by  stock_photo_world The first Buc-ee’s convenience and fueling station in Florida officially opened this week in St. Johns County. For those who are unaware of or have ever heard of Buc-ee’s,

$300 Million Supersonic Private Jet Company Breaks HQ ground in Melbourne

Aerion Park Rendering – Courtesy: Aerion website. Aerion, the supersonic private aircraft company, has officially landed in Florida, breaking ground for its new global headquarters in Melbourne. Here, the company plans on producing the world’s first business class jet to break the sound barrier—faster than the speed of sound.  “We are building the future of

Miami-based Real Estate giant to keep main leadership position within the family

Courtesy: Image by skeeze from Pixabay The Related Group, a Miami-based real estate agency established in 1979, announced that Jon Paul Pérez will be the company’s new president. Jorge Pérez, the former president of the company, is passing down the head position to his son but is still retaining his position as chairman and CEO,

Military defense supplier Sparton relocates Corporate HQ to Florida

Courtesy: Sparton Corporation website Sparton Corporation, a leading defense supplier for the U.S. Navy and defense industry, announced via press release that it would be relocating its corporate headquarters from Schaumburg, IL to De Leon Springs, FL. The defense supplier specializes in “pure-play” defense supplies and complex maritime electronic mechanical systems: namely the development of

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