Movers and Shakers

Governor DeSantis Appointments: Florida Building Commission Reappointed were W. Grey Marker II, Fort Lauderdale, CEO of Marker Construction Group; Michael Bourré, Fleming Island, president of Bourré Construction Group and president of the Florida Home Builders; and Paul Jones, Jacksonville, president and CEO of W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractor, Inc. Florida International University Board of Trustees Appointed Read more about Movers and Shakers[…]

Legal Updates

COVID-19 BUSINESS RENT The national clothing store Guess? Retail, Inc. suspended rental payments throughout the country during the initial stages of the pandemic. A Miami-Date County landlord sued the company alleging that the lease required the payment of rent, even during force majeure events, including government-imposed closures for the pandemic. A county circuit court judge decided against Read more about Legal Updates[…]

Issues of Interest

BRIGHTLINE TRAIN SERVICE Brightline, the high-speed rail service from Miami to Orlando, has completed over 50 percent of its construction on the extension to Orlando. Brightline has invested $4.2 billion in the 170-mile extension from West Palm Beach to Orlando International Airport. Local officials held a public relations event to mark the occasion on May 19th signing Read more about Issues of Interest[…]