By Linda Carter The national, regional and local conversation is the same: It’s all about jobs. People want them and companies have them. So what’s the problem? Many influential and successful business leaders believe a huge skills gap exists. Recently, this issue bubbled to the surface...

By Darcie Lunsford The first major institutional-quality office project in Broward County since the Great Recession has opened its sleek, double-glass doors along I-75 in Pembroke Pines, adjacent to the upscale Shops at Pembroke Gardens outdoor shopping and lifestyle center. Duke Realty developed the 143,535-square-foot mid-rise, a...

By Gerry Czarnecki Fundraising is cause selling, and it takes the right combination of commitment, knowledge, insight and listening skills to convert prospects into donors. In the for-profit world, some of the best startup ideas fail because sales never happened. In the nonprofit world, if fundraising...

By Jim Fried This month, we did a remote broadcast live from the 10th-annual CCIM Outlook Conference in Miami, which was attended by real estate businesspeople from all over the country. (CCIM is a designation for commercial real estate experts.) I had the chance to...

Most of the coverage of Mehmet Bayraktar’s Island Gardens development has come in snippets. A lot of it has dealt with the delays in bringing the $1 billion mega-yacht marina complex with residences, hotels and restaurants to fruition since it was first envisioned in 2001....