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UF offers opportunities for small businesses to find customers, clients

Published: Mar 18th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The 2010 Small Business Conference and Trade Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. Sponsored […]

Rural tourism can create jobs and draw vacationers to Florida towns

Published: Mar 18th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Sunshine State has an untapped industry close to home, says a University of Florida researcher studying how rural areas can attract Floridians hungry for relaxation away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities.

Leaders unveil conceptual plans for S.W. 2nd Ave. research park

Leaders unveil conceptual plans for S.W. 2nd Ave. research park

Published: Mar 15th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida and Shands HealthCare officials today unveiled conceptual drawings that they believe point the way to the future of the Southwest Second Avenue corridor linking […]

UF researcher: Florida agriculture took economic hit in 2008, but remains strong

Published: Mar 2nd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida agriculture survived the first part of the economic downturn fairly well but decreased demand for exports has been a concern, a University of Florida expert says in an annual report.

Florida expected to start adding residents again after population decline

Published: Mar 2nd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s a small bounce, but Florida’s population should rebound this year from its first loss in more than half a century in a hopeful sign for the struggling state economy, new estimates from the University of Florida show.