Fernandina Beach Business Leader, Don Shaw

Successful businessman, Don Shaw, believes in Fernandina Beach. His cup is running over with new ideas, new challenges. Fernandina Beach stands to benefit. “I think Fernandina Beach’s best days are ahead of it,” Shaw says. “It’s a very exciting place to be.”

Notions For Nassau County’s Building Department

Let’s hope that Nassau County commissioners will catch wind of these few notions and move on them. One impacts the county’s appearance, the other taxpayers’ pocketbooks.

Florida’s Economic Outlook: Brighter Skies Forecast

A once-gloomy outlook for Florida is being replaced by the blue skies of a brighter day. And the sun will shine once again on the Sunshine State.

A Controversial Topic: Public Pension Reform

Florida’s Governor Scott believes that public pensions will eventually bankrupt most cities, counties and states. Only about 20 percent of private companies in the U.S. still provide pensions for employees. The public sector must take notice. Reform is the viable answer.

Fernandina Management Penny Wise, Pound Foolish?

Skirting on a project that will protect our beaches is no way out of a financial pinch. City Manager Michael Czymbor decided himself that the city would no longer pay its part of a long-term beach nourishment project.

It’s Time Light Bulb Comes On For City Officials

Government can assist the private sector by reducing taxes, offering incentives, and making it cheaper and easier to conduct business.

Florida Real Estate: Early Signs of Recovery

Jacksonville, Florida area real estate is in particularly good position. Primed for take off?

Let Florida’s Business Environment Breathe

It is time to loosen the noose.