Monthly Archives: October 2014

Naples home prices rise 10%

BY: BUSINESS OBSERVER. NAPLES — The inventory of existing single-family homes for sale in the Naples area continued to shrink, pushing the median price up 10% in September compared with the same month one year ago. The median price of …

Florida named one of best states for business

By Cindy Barth. Texas, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina are viewed as having the best business climates among the 50 states, according to a new survey of U.S. corporate executives released today at the International Economic Development Council annual conference. …

Florida banks stay safe

BY: BUSINESS OBSERVER Commercial real estate is the bread and butter of many Florida banks, which is why so many of them failed during the recession when real estate tanked. But it appears that Florida banks are staying away from …