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2014-09-05 23:07:26

Premier locations with investment-grade carrier tenants Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC, a privately owned tower company, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of 269 investment grade tenant leases on 205 wireless attachment sites in the Southeast U.S. from PT Access Networks (“PTAN”), an affiliate of Duke Energy. All of the acquired leases are with major wireless carriers with long term leases. “We welcome the opportunity to...

2014-09-05 16:24:20

LAKE MARY, Fla., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging, and realization technology, announced today that it will be hosting the 3DRV Driven by Design Tour Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 11:00AM to 2:00 PM EST at the Corporate Headquarters in Lake Mary, Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110415/MM84316LOGO The upcoming event, co-sponsored by FARO, is hosted by Autodesk's TJ...

2014-09-05 16:23:23

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UF Health Shands Children's Hospital marked an important milestone on Sept. 3 with the debut of a colorful new facade, a dedicated entrance and the opening of the Sebastian Ferrero Atrium, part of a series of renovations focused on creating a welcoming setting and augmenting high-quality care for children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140905/143566 The Sebastian Ferrero Atrium, designed with the youngest patients and their...

2014-09-05 16:23:05

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ISPE announced the results of its 2014 - 2015 International Board of Directors election, revealing a slate of strategic leaders who represent a variety of pharmaceutical industry sectors. The Board will be responsible for the governance and strategic direction of the Society and will assume their elected positions at the 2014 ISPE Annual Meeting, 12-15 October in Las Vegas, NV, USA....

2014-09-05 12:22:06

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chad Kurmel, Director of Golf at Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club in Boca Raton, Fla., finished one shot out of first place in the recent South Florida PGA Section Championship at Orchid Island and Hawks Nest in Vero Beach. His 54 hole total of 215, 1 under par, resulted in him tying for fourth place out of 180 golf professionals. His finish qualified him for the PGA Professional National Championship at the Philadelphia Cricket Club next...

2014-09-04 23:13:29

Tactile Finance’s PRO software available to FAMP members to facilitate high quality service New York, NY (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Tactile Finance and the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP) announce a marketing partnership that gives access to Tactile Finance PRO software to thousands of FAMP members. Tactile Finance’s PRO software helps take the pain and confusion out of mortgage decisions for consumers with an interactive approach and allows loan officers to...

2014-09-04 23:11:09

United Capital Funding Corp. announced today that Mark S. Mandula, Managing Partner of United Capital Funding Corp. will be a featured speaker at the European Business Union Economic Eurosummit to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands on December 12, 2014. Saint Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 United Capital Funding Corp. announced today that Mark S. Mandula, Managing Partner of United Capital Funding Corp. will be a featured speaker at the European Business Union Economic...

2014-09-04 23:08:18

Equity crowdfunding opportunity in Central Plaza Shopping Center is open to accredited investors Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 EarlyShares, the online platform for private investing, today announced the launch of an equity investment opportunity for Saglo Development Corporation, a Miami-based retail shopping center investment and management company. The new offering gives accredited investors the opportunity to purchase equity ownership in Central Plaza, a prominent shopping...

2014-09-04 23:03:44

Ticket Down reports that attendance records at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida could be broken in a rematch of Brazil and Colombia on Friday, September 5th. This popular ticket exchange is encouraging fans to use promo code CHEAP for additional savings. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Ticket Down announces that attendance records at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida could be broken on Friday, September 5th when South American soccer powerhouses compete. Brazil...

2014-09-04 23:00:48

Gravis Marketing conducted a survey on medical marijuana, 2014 Governor's race, and 2016 presidential race. Winter Springs, Florida (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Is the proposed Marijuana Amendment going to pass in November? Florida voters speak out about how they feel about the amendment proposal as well as their support for potential candidates in both the state and national elections. A new Florida political poll conducted by telephone survey provides valuable insight for candidates...


Latest Florida Reference Libraries

Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...

Ocala National Forest
2014-01-20 10:22:39

Ocala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Florida. This forest, established in 1908, encompasses 430,447 acres and is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. It holds four designated wilderness areas including Billies Bay Wilderness and Juniper Prairie Wilderness. This forest receives millions of visitors each year, more than any other national forest within Mississippi. Ocala National Forest resides within the Florida sand...

Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...

Florida Black Bear, Ursus americanus floridanus
2013-05-17 11:12:26

The Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) is a subspecies of the American black bear. It once held a range that included Florida and southern areas of Georgia and Alabama. Today it occurs in these areas and in southern Mississippi, but its range is now fragmented. This species prefers a habitat within forested areas like sand-pine scrub, wetlands, oak scrub, and upland hardwood forests. This is the only species of bear to prefer a subtropical habitat. The Florida black bear...

Dry Tortugas National Park
2013-04-18 12:21:11

Dry Tortugas National Park is located in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States. The park consists of a small chain of coral islands, comprising 64,701 acres, but only 104 acres of land. The islands are about seventy miles from Key West, Florida and comprise the far western portion of the Florida Keys. The first European explorer to visit the area was Juan Ponce de León, who named the islands the Tortugas after catching 160 sea turtles near them. The term “dry” is used to denote the...

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