Construction of multi-family rental housing, barely a blip on the radar in the first half of this decade, has been on the rise the past three years and could explode in 2018 in Volusia County.
The area has gotten a new shopping center operator, one with a lot of experience with retailers that don’t have stores in Volusia County
With a sudden surge in complaints about growth in Volusia County, you’d think we would be seeing “tens of thousands” of new houses built in the county this year.
AAA is predicting a record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles away from home for the Fourth of July holiday period next week, which the auto club defines at Tuesday, July 3, to Sunday, July 8.
The growth in construction and manufacturing jobs, and the continuing influx of retirees and tourists, in Volusia County has helped spark growth in other job sectors, such as retail trade, leisure and hospitality, and education and health services.
As graduation season continues for Volusia County high schools and colleges, the outlook couldn’t be brighter as the graduates enter the most abundant job market in 12 years.
Adams Ranch and Miami Corp. announced last week that Adams would be running about a hundred head of cattle on the 1,125 acres of land owned by Farmton Deering Park within the City of Edgewater.
As the Volusia County economy, and average temperatures, heat up, the company that continues to stay in the middle of it is Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co.
After an iffy January, the Volusia County economy was in no doubt growth mode in February and, with all the construction starts and new project plans, the rest of 2018 should look good, too.
Despite our generally booming economy, we’ll continue to take some hits and a few more white elephants will show up on the business landscape.
The Hard Rock Hotel opening in Daytona Beach should be celebrated as a key moment in the Volusia County beachfront becoming a more upscale destination.
Iconically American, but Japanese-owned 7-Eleven gets to take the next shot in the battle for control of the crowd that commutes to work, seeks riches in the lottery or gets the late-night munchies, and others just looking for the convenience of the corner store.
After a couple of months of head-scratching, dismal employment reports, the state labor agency got some more hard data and its December report for Volusia County more accurately portrays the booming economy we’re experiencing.
With everything that has happened recently, the outlook for tourism in Volusia County couldn’t be any stronger than it will be in 2018.
Now that we have gotten past winter, you know, those few days last week when it got down to freezing temperatures, business activity in Volusia County will kick into high gear.
The latest employment report from the state shows a drop in the Volusia County jobless rate to 4 percent from 5.1 percent last year as you'd expect with the county's hot economy.
It's probably not the big splash International Speedway Corp. wanted, but the company will move forward with its planned entertainment and holiday activities Saturday, Dec. 9.
The havoc that Hurricane Irma wrought hasn’t fully left and, if you’re wondering how bad it was, just check out the latest non-agricultural jobs report from the state.
Along Interstate 4 in Orange and Seminole counties, development is dense at every interchange, but when you get into Volusia County, you can find large expanses of vacant land.
This fall will be really exciting with the opening of One Daytona, providing Volusia County with another great place with shops and restaurants this area hasn't had before.
Just as one Cumberland Farms store opens in Port Orange and another is under construction, plans have been submitted for yet another one Taylor and Tomoka Farms roads outside Port Orange.