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4/9 Tampa Luncheon-Lender Panel

4/9/2015 - (Centre Club) -Tampa, FL

TMA SE Regional Conference & Capital Mall

5/27/2015 - (Hammock Beach Resort) -Palm Coast, FL

Annual TMA/CFA Miami Baseball Outing

6/24/2015 - (The Clevelander at Marlin Park) -Miami, FL

10/22 TMA/CFA Reception Boca

10/22/2015 - (TBA) -Boca Raton, FL

Business News from around Florida TMA News releases

Floridians’ financial confidence is at its highest in 10 years

3/27/2015 - The confidence level of Sunshine State consumers jumped more than three points to 96.8 in March, according to a monthly University of Florida study released Thursday. That means that Florida’s consumer sentiment is the highest it’s been in 10 years. UF gauges consumer sentiment among Floridians each month and in March, the university’s survey showed that Floridians are increasingly confident about finances and the economy. The survey rates consumer sentiment on a scale of 2 to 150. Perceptions…

Contempt of court motion filed in Dunkel divorce over millions in Kforce stock

3/27/2015 - Kforce CEO David Dunkel is no longer married to his ex-wife, but that isn’t stopping some high stakes maneuvering in court. At play, the remainder of the 682,115 shares of Kforce (Nasdaq: KFRC) stock, more than $7 million worth, that wasn’t included when the CEO transferred 361,263 of the stock worth $8.2 million to his former wife, now known as Maureen Daly. The CEO has yet to turn over more than $1 million in cash, also part of the February court order. The stock he did transfer was large…

Exclusive: See which grocery store is coming to AMP Group's I-Drive center

3/27/2015 - AMP Group, the company behind the successful Perfumeland store on International Drive, announced in early March it was bringing a grocery store to its Orlando Crossings complex this year, and now we know who that will be. Newark, N.J.-based A&J Seabra Supermarkets Inc. — which has locations in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and a store in Deerfield Beach — will take up 17,000 square feet of space at the Orlando Crossings shopping center. As previously reported by Orlando Business Journal,…

Mixed-use project near Lake Mary Verizon office adds 3rd phase

3/27/2015 - A new mixed-use development is getting bigger, thanks to demand from office tenants wanting to be near Verizon Communications Inc.’s accounting hub in Lake Mary. Central Parc at Heathrow LLC, whose leading partner is real estate executive Miguel de Arcos, bought a 5-acre site on Heathrow Park Lane adjacent to the existing complex and plans to build additional medical and professional office for sale. This third phase of the project, which is now 73,000 square feet, features nine additional offices…

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