After moving to Florida to "try his hand at the family business," Rocco quickly got a job as a busboy at Big City Tavern. "It was the busiest restaurant I could find," he says, and he began to work his way up the chain. As...

Veteran recruiting and staffing expert Mitch Kramer says there's almost a double whammy for employers these days.Many got used to minimal raises and bonuses during the recession, but now salaries have gotten back to where they were before the recession. The unemployment rate for those...

It seems just about every city in South Florida is trying to create a live/work/play neighborhood, but Coral Gables is getting ready to freshen up one of the first in the region, Miracle Mile.The city's Business Improvement District (BID) is moving ahead on a long-awaited...

Ronald L. Book is a civic and charitable leader who is ranked as the state's top lobbyist by Sunshine State News Service with his three-member firm earning $5.6 million in fees for 2013. Book has a bachelor's degree from Florida International University and a law degree...

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will be full of glitz, glamor and mega yachts - plus more modest craft for those of us who just want to go fish. However, the show also symbolizes Fort Lauderdale's role as "the Venice of the Americas" and...

South Florida Business & Wealth held its first advisory board meeting with a cocktail hour reception at Morton's The Steakhouse in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The board will meet periodically to provide feedback about the magazine and talk about the latest trends in business.Among the hot...