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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10729889/night-scene-3*100xx970-970-173-0.jpg">A dual-flag hotel will begin construction on a prime corner of downtown Tampa's Channel district in early 2018.

The nine-story hotel, which will carry the Hampton Inn by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton flags, will have 213 guest rooms and include a ground-floor Starbucks. It will be built on a currently vacant parcel at 1155 E. Kennedy Blvd., which is just under an acre.

Plans for the hotel first went public in December 2016.

Liberty Group, the Tampa-based developer of the project, secured a $24.3…<div>
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New hotel in downtown Tampa’s Channel district to break ground in 2018

A dual-flag hotel will begin construction on a prime corner of downtown Tampa’s Channel district in early 2018. The nine-story hotel, which will carry the Hampton Inn by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton flags, will have 213 guest rooms and include a ground-floor Starbucks. It will be built on a currently vacant parcel at 1155 […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/7414432/policelinecurbpolicetape39123002678c2b94756fo*100xx647-647-162-0.jpg">When considering the term "safety," most people consider solely crime statistics. However, a new study from WalletHub takes into account other aspects such as financial security and risk of natural disasters. 

Using this methodology, Tampa ranked near the middle of the pack, at No. 108 out of the 182 cities included in the report. St. Petersburg fared worse, ranking No. 156, although it ranked higher than Orlando at No. 176.

Another Florida city, Fort Lauderdale, had the lowest ranking in the country…<div>
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How safe are Tampa Bay cities? Here’s what WalletHub and FBI data shows

When considering the term “safety,” most people consider solely crime statistics. However, a new study from WalletHub takes into account other aspects such as financial security and risk of natural disasters. Using this methodology, Tampa ranked near the middle of the pack, at No. 108 out of the 182 cities included in the report. St. […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/1178251/car-money*100xx337-337-86-0.jpg">Nicholas Financial Inc. has appointed a 25-year veteran of the subprime auto finance industry as president and CEO.

Douglas Marohn's appointment is effective Dec. 12.

The post has been vacant since Sept. 30, when former president and CEO Ralph Finkenbrink retired.

Nicholas Financial (NASDAQ: NICK), a Clearwater auto finance company that serves credit-challenged customers, is one of the smaller publicly traded companies in the Tampa Bay area, with $90.5 million in revenue in fiscal 2017, which…<div>
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Clearwater auto finance firm names new CEO

Nicholas Financial Inc. has appointed a 25-year veteran of the subprime auto finance industry as president and CEO. Douglas Marohn’s appointment is effective Dec. 12. The post has been vacant since Sept. 30, when former president and CEO Ralph Finkenbrink retired. Nicholas Financial (NASDAQ: NICK), a Clearwater auto finance company that serves credit-challenged customers, is […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/2828931/boeing-737-max-engines*100xx410-410-0-0.png">Boeing may have gained an edge over Airbus as the jet makers battle for a Delta Air Lines order of up to 100 single-aisle jets, thanks to the Trump effect, an aerospace analyst said Monday.

Veteran Bainbridge Island aerospace watcher Scott Hamilton said the Boeing's 737 Max and the Airbus A320neo are almost identical in terms of economics and performance.

"Those I’ve talked to in the market think that on the merits, the choice between Airbus and Boeing is a coin toss. But throw in Trump’s Buy…<div>
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The Trump effect could give Boeing an edge over Airbus in the fight for Delta’s big jet deal

Boeing may have gained an edge over Airbus as the jet makers battle for a Delta Air Lines order of up to 100 single-aisle jets, thanks to the Trump effect, an aerospace analyst said Monday. Veteran Bainbridge Island aerospace watcher Scott Hamilton said the Boeing’s 737 Max and the Airbus A320neo are almost identical in […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10715660/tmmtx-toyota-assembly-line-03*100xx3712-3712-928-0.jpg">The manufacturing sector expects to more growth, capital spending and hiring in 2018.

That is according to the latest industry survey by the Tempe-based Institute for Supply Chain Management.

ISM surveys manufacturing and other executives on their sentiments toward growth, spending, hiring and the overall economy. Those results often drive financial markets.

ISM researchers say their latest survey data shows expectation of growth next year.

“Manufacturing purchasing and supply executives expect…<div>
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Manufacturers expect more economic growth in 2018

The manufacturing sector expects to more growth, capital spending and hiring in 2018. That is according to the latest industry survey by the Tempe-based Institute for Supply Chain Management. ISM surveys manufacturing and other executives on their sentiments toward growth, spending, hiring and the overall economy. Those results often drive financial markets. ISM researchers say […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/2828931/boeing-737-max-engines*100xx410-410-0-0.png">Boeing may have gained an edge over Airbus as the jet makers battle for a Delta Air Lines order of up to 100 single-aisle jets, thanks to the Trump effect, an aerospace analyst said Monday.

Veteran Bainbridge Island aerospace watcher Scott Hamilton said the Boeing's 737 Max and the Airbus A320neo are almost identical in terms of economics and performance.

"Those I’ve talked to in the market think that on the merits, the choice between Airbus and Boeing is a coin toss. But throw in Trump’s Buy…<div>
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The Trump effect could give Boeing an edge over Airbus in the fight for Delta’s big jet deal

Boeing may have gained an edge over Airbus as the jet makers battle for a Delta Air Lines order of up to 100 single-aisle jets, thanks to the Trump effect, an aerospace analyst said Monday. Veteran Bainbridge Island aerospace watcher Scott Hamilton said the Boeing’s 737 Max and the Airbus A320neo are almost identical in […]

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