February 2018 Florida Trend's February issue looks in-depth at the military in Florida. The article, "Real Money in Make-Believe," looks at how a phalanx of procurement offices in Orlando oversees $4 billion in spending for simulation and training services for the U.S. military. Plus: Mission Critical - Jacksonville's Wounded Warrior Project; Special gear for special ops; A full list of military bases in Florida. A look at small business in Florida, "From Fizzle to Sizzle," is on how Clara Bullrich and Laura González-Estéfani’s Venture City pulls together founders, investors, experts and academics to boost tech startups. Other features and special reports include, "Keys Change," Tourism has rebounded since Irma, but affordable housing is still in short supply. "Home Saver," Innova’s home panels weather Mother Nature’s best shot and are energy-efficient. St. Petersburg, Florida is profiled in a special report that includes real estate trends, educational opportunities, people to know, quality of life, much more. The Florida Icon is Pedro José Greer Jr. Greer is a professor of medicine at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Florida Dining examines cross-state dining trends. Tallahassee Trend is on how new Florida Supreme Court Justice Alan Lawson has taken a narrower view of which cases the court should hear than his predecessor. There are regional news reports include company briefs and people to watch from Florida regions of Northeast, Northwest, Central, Southeast, Southwest and Miami-Dade.
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