Tax collections on short-term rentals continued to surge in September in Volusia County, up a sharp 16.8 percent from last year.
The transition from active military to private citizen can be challenging for many veterans, especially with deciding what to do for a living.
One of the great features of an area with a strong economy and a hot housing market is the opportunities for redevelopment are almost as good as new development.
As the last day of summer hits the calendar, it’s a good time to look back at this year’s summer tourism season in Volusia County and see what happened.
When we last dived into the housing market in May, it was a hot one and, as the summer winds down in East Central Florida, calendar-wise, the housing industry hasn't cooled any.
In the sign of the times department, the most prominent part of a sign for a new townhouse development on Clyde Morris Boulevard in Port Orange isn’t “for sale” it’s “now hiring.”
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.