Stories written by Julia K. Wakefield

FPL selects 5 teachers for classroom energy grants

Florida Power & Light Company recently announced that five teachers in Miami-Dade County were selected to receive $4,216 in funding through FPL’s 2013 Teacher Grant program. The winning teachers will receive the funding to support classroom projects that help teach students about energy and adhere to the Florida State Board of Education’s Sunshine State Standards. […]

Market Square announces new leases, store openings


Gadinsky Real Estate LLC, a full-service retail real estate company, announced recently that Market Square, a 70,000- plus-square-foot shopping center in the heart of Kendall, has signed several new leases and is now over 80 percent leased, with approximately 12,000 square feet of space remaining. The shopping center, which is anchored by a 28,800-square-foot Publix […]

Former Gov. Jeb Bush visits UM Life Science & Tech Park

Pictured at the UM Life Science & Technology Park are (l-r) Joe Natoli, UM’s chief financial officer; Miller School of Medicine dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, MD; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; James R. Berens, president of Wexford Science & Technology, and Michael Katz, president of MAMCO, the university’s real estate arm.

By Julia K. Wakefield…. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who promoted the growth of Florida’s biotech industry during his two terms in office, recently toured the University of Miami’s burgeoning Life Science & Technology Park, giving the project a thumbs up. “The Life Science Park will be South Florida’s intersection for discovery, innovation and entrepreneurship,’’ […]