The Orlando area might soon have its second JW Marriott hotel, as developers have filed a plan for a new JW on 10.6 acres near Wyndham's Bonnet Creek Resort and southeast of Disney World's Epcot. The property is owned by DCS Investments of West Palm Beach, also known locally as the owner and developer of the upscale Bella Collina golf resort development near Clermont.
CINCINNATI--()--Brian Lamb, executive vice president, head of wealth and asset management, Fifth Third Bank (NASDAQ: FITB), has been named to Savoy Magazine 's 2018 list of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America. "I am excited to see Brian recognized with this well-deserved honor.
NORTHERN MICHIGAN - For Northern Michigan businesses focusing on winter recreation and tourism, the ability to tap a snow source other than Mother Nature has offered something of an edge in riding out the 2017-18 season's temperature fluctuations. As the traditionally snowy and cold season set in, weather conditions lived up to those expectations.
Last week, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) released data for its small-cap business optimism index, which rose to its best settlement in February since 1983. Small-business sentiment also hit its second-highest level since its inception 45 years ago. The Trump administration's tax cut policies and a strengthening domestic economy supported these gains.
Email fraud is a top risk for 2018, resulting in employee termination. Reports from Proofpoint and Clearswift show that businesses across the globe are concerned about email phishing campaigns. Today, two reports highlight that email phishing is a top concern for global businesses.
Biotechnology has been on the cutting edge of healthcare for years, and countless new treatments have made life better for millions of people across the globe. Investing in biotechnology companies can be extremely risky, because the success or failure of a single candidate treatment can make or break the company's entire future.
Illinois' Top three most historic businesses have been decided upon. Archer Daniels Midland out of Chicago was chosen as the most historic in the state as a part of Illinois' Top 200 contest in celebration of the bicentennial. Voters in the contest picked John Deere -- the state's big green tractor maker as Illinois' second most historic company.
Rothwell said more research is needed on how public schools spend state aid to figure out how to get more spent on classroom instruction. The report also calls for policymakers to keep in place the current student testing assessment system. "We've changed the student assessments three times in three years and we're about to do it again," Rothwell said.