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Florida’s consumer confidence jumps six points as housing signs improve

Published: Apr 28th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians surged six points to 71 in April amid indicators of flattening housing prices statewide and news that the economy has not worsened, a new University of Florida survey finds.

UF study: Florida land values tumble in 2008; trend expected to continue through 2009

Published: Apr 9th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Keeping in step with the U.S. economy, Florida land values took a major tumble in 2008, with some areas losing more than half of their 2007 worth.

Conference to feature 16 start-up companies created from UF research

Published: Apr 6th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Third Annual Celebration of Innovation Showcase 2009 will bring some of UF’s latest research in medicine, life science and technology to the public next week.