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Wesley Chapel medical tech company plans to add 500 jobs

A Wesley Chapel health care software and services company said it plans on adding 500 jobs after recently securing $18 million from several private equity firms. CareSync said this week its …


Recruiting GE headquarters: Why Florida may not be in the major leagues — yet

Shunning its Connecticut home for a tax-friendlier state, Fortune 100 giant GE recently launched a search for a new site for its headquarters. That decision sparked invitations and promises from m …


STEM jobs: Tampa Bay leads Florida but can it become a bigger tech player?

If becoming a 21st century metro area means having lots of better paying technology-related job opportunities, then Tampa Bay should give itself a pat on the back — and keeping pushing for m …


  1. After long love affair with nuclear power, Duke Energy hints romance is ending


    Hard to believe, but the country's biggest power company — the same one that once swore on a stack of fuel rods that nuclear power would always be a big part of how it generates electricity — is finally having second thoughts and, notably, saying so in public.

  2. TECO executives will get big paydays if Emera ousts them


    After Canadian energy conglomerate Emera Inc. reached agreement to acquire TECO Energy last month, the company pledged to retain the Tampa-based utility's leadership. But if that does not come to pass, the golden parachutes TECO leaders would get if Emera dismisses them without cause might ease any unkind parting.

  3. Sarasota's Mall at University Town Center trying to flourish as others struggle


    Sarasota's shiny new mall was a long time in the making.

    The Mall at University Town Center in Sarasota was the only mall to open in the U.S. last year. It celebrated its 1-year anniversary this month. Harold Bubil |  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

  4. Even with help, Tampa Bay's elderly with reverse mortgages can struggle

    Real Estate

    TAMPA — Juanita Kemmlein pulls back a heavy gray tarp and reveals the ruin that once was her bedroom.

    Juanita Kemmlein nearly falls through the rotted floor of what used to be her bedroom. Although she got a reverse mortgage, she has already spent the money and can't afford to fix a faulty roof job that caused major leaks She got $20,000 in help from the federal Hardest Hit Fund  to pay her insurance and late property taxes but that money is about to run out too

. [Susan Taylor Martin | Times]
  5. Tampa Premium Outlets said to be on schedule for Oct. 29 grand opening


    WESLEY CHAPEL — Dust rose from a stone saw by the food court.

    A worker attaches the marquee on a store at the Tampa Premium Outlets on Thursday. The mall’s grand opening will be Oct. 29. [Photo Luis Santana | Times]