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What's left of Laser Spine Institute? A consultant tries to pick up the pieces.
With no time to file bankruptcy before it closed, the company opted for a similar but faster process. The goal: sell assets and pay the bills.
Published: 03/19/19
Tampa fitness startup Peerfit attracts $18 million investment from San Francisco fund
Along with the investment, Virgo Investment Group managing director Pooja Goel will join Peerfit's board of directors as its first female member.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Hillsborough aviation authority sues rental car company Turo over unauthorized use of Tampa International Airport
Turo is like Airbnb or Uber for rental cars, and like Uber a couple of years ago, the San Francisco-based company is stirring up controversy at Tampa International Airport.
Updated: 8 hours ago
$158,000 and counting: Legal costs rise in suit against Hillsborough transportation tax
Public agencies are spending thousands on lawyers to defend a lawsuit by County Commissioner Stacy White that challenges the voter-approved measure.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Regions Bank CEO John Turner talks mergers, cyber security and Tampa Bay's economy
Turner was in town recently for a meeting with his 20-person leadership team.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Rob Lorei reinstated as news director at WMNF after appealing firing
Lorei, a founder of Tampa's WMNF, will return to his duties at the Tampa community radio station.
Updated: 6 minutes ago
New development for Oldsmar proposed
Mixed-use project would be at corner of St. Petersburg Drive and State Street
Published on 03/19/19
Walmart to end 'savings catcher' app that's made avid users hundreds of dollars in credits
Retailer says it will no longer have an automatic price-match tool because its prices 'win most often.'
Published on 03/19/19
Rents are falling in downtown Tampa but going up in other parts of Tampa Bay
Thousands of new apartments are under construction to keep pace with expected future demand
Published on 03/19/19
With its container business growing, Port Tampa Bay sets the stage for more
The port plans to spend $19.6 million expanding container capacity at one berth and is working its its cargo operator, Ports America, to help pay for other container-related enhancements.
Published on 03/19/19
Pasco Business Digest
News and notes on local businesses
Published on 03/18/19
Hernando Business Digest
News and notes on local businesses
Published on 03/18/19
Oregon Blockbuster Video is the last one on the planet
The Bend store had eight years under its belt as a local video store before it converted to a Blockbuster in 2000, a time when this high desert city was still a sleepy community with a small-town feel to match.
Published on 03/18/19
National medical marijuana distributor Cresco Labs buys into Florida and Tampa Bay area markets
The $120 million cash and stock transaction includes dispensaries on W Kennedy Boulevard in Tampa and Gandy Boulevard in St. Petersburg now being run by VidaCann, based in Jacksonville.
Published on 03/18/19
Florida is the most politically prejudiced state. That's not something to brag about.
The politically intolerant tended to be whiter, older, wealthier and more educated.
Published on 03/16/19