Tijuana Flats, a Florida company, files for bankruptcy and closes 11 outlets

Tijuana Flats, Tex-Mex restaurant – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Pix Ellis Images According to a press statement, Tijuana Flats, a restaurant chain with locations in Central Florida, has declared the bankruptcy of 11 of its locations. With the goal of “revitalizing its restaurants and reinvigorating the customer experience,” the Tex-Mex brand has welcomed new

Buy or rent in Florida? What Florida researchers recommend for homebuyers

Homeowners looking to buy or rent (Not pictured); Empty Homes Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Artazum According to data from Florida International University and Florida Atlantic University, rent rates may continue to grow in South Florida. Is it therefore wiser to buy or rent right now for people migrating to the Sunshine State? One hundred

Aldi buys out Winn-Dixie supermarkets, plans to convert Florida stores

Winn-Dixie Supermarket – Courtesy: Shutterstock — Jillian Cain Photography Florida and areas of the Southeast are experiencing a significant shake-up in the supermarket industry as German-owned Aldi purchases all Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket locations in the area, including those in Florida.  According to a press statement from Aldi, this acquisition is a part of Southeastern

Areas in the Sunshine State that are at risk for home price decline

Beautiful blue home in Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mark Winfrey Four Florida regions are among the top five markets, according to CoreLogic, a business that analyzes property data, where there is a chance of a drop in home prices in the coming 12 months. CoreLogic identified the regions they feel are most

High inflation in DeSantis’s Florida

Man viewing receipts in supermarket and tracking prices during inflation – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Denys Kurbatov Ron DeSantis, governor of Florida and candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, believes that his state ought to serve as an example for the rest of the country. Add an asterisk for inflation. According to the most

The Sunshine State is officially America’s inflation hotspot

Rising inflations costs in FL: South Florida shoreline – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by pisaphotography Florida, where housing costs are consistently out of control, is currently the inflation hotspot in the United States. With a 9 percent inflation rate for the year that ended in April, the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach region has the highest

Homeowner insurance rates in Florida are four times higher than the national average. That is not likely to improve any time soon.

Property Insurance Market – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Alexander Raths On Thursday, the hurricane season officially begins. However, no matter how many storms Florida experiences this year, individuals there are already having difficulty finding homeowner’s insurance. In Florida, there is hardly any presence of national insurers. More than half of the market in the

Famous Florida Christmas tree farm closing after 38 wonderful years in business

Christmas Trees For Sale — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Checubus For over a generation, the Unicorn Hill Christmas Tree Farm has been the catalyst of countless holiday memories in Florida. From six different species of pine, families choose their tree, have it chopped down, and then have it affixed to the roof of their

Space Florida decides to move forward on developing jobs, landing facility projects

Space Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: athlux The board of Space Florida, the state-run organization in charge of promoting the aerospace industry, has approved nearly $60 million for upgrades to the Launch Landing Facility (LLF) and has decided to move forward with vendor solicitations on two other unnamed projects that are expected to

Circle K gas stations to test out marijuana pop-up shops in Florida in 2023

Night photo of a Circle K gas station – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: Trygve Finkelsen Beginning sometime in 2023, about 10 Circle K gas stations in Florida will partner with legal cannabis retailer, Green Thumb Industries, on in-store marijuana products. “The ‘RISE Express’ stores will offer patients a selection of branded cannabis products including