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December 19, 2018, 9:10 AM EST

In Focus

Turning Disaster into Opportunity »

When Hurricane Maria hit the island country of Dominica and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico in September of 2017, it soon became apparent this was no ordinary storm. Maria was a Category 4 hurricane, with wind speeds reaching an unimaginable 155 miles per hour – nearly those of a Category 5…

Grid Sustainability

On the Cusp of Greatness »

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan is home to a strong economy with diverse industries, all of which are exhibiting signs of growth, and there are many indications that the city is about to experience great things.

City of Moose Jaw, SK

Incentive and Expansion Abounds in Evans, Colorado »

Colorado is one of those ideal states that offers everything an outdoor enthusiast could want – plenty of sunshine and four full seasons, access to beautiful rivers, hiking and biking trails – not to mention the Rocky Mountains and wide open spaces. The towns and cities in the state range in size and diversity and are known for a variety of attractions. The northern city of Evans, located alon

City of Evans, CO

A Bay Area City That Has It All »

When Business in Focus first featured Vallejo, California in the July 2017 edition, Vallejo was on the verge of completing a new General Plan to define the city’s vision for the next 20 years. For this follow-up feature, we spoke with city leaders to learn about the exciting new developments happening in Vallejo.

City of Vallejo, CA

Embracing the Cool Factor »

The City of Costa Mesa in Orange County California is teeming with success stories, from the return and growth of the shoe manufacturer Vans to its own Taco Maria being awarded LA Times Restaurant of the Year. The City is home to creativity and the entrepreneurial spirit – including but not limited to a strong action sports enclave that brings surf and skate aficionados from all over the world t

City of Costa Mesa, California

The Road Ahead »

In many ways, it is hard to believe that the North American Free Trade agreement, better known simply as NAFTA, turns 25 next year. To some, that may seem like an eternity; to others, a mere blip in the fabric of time.

How NAFTA Shapes Business

Continuing to Blossom in the Florida Everglades »

Since it was profiled last year in Business in Focus, the Town of Davie in Broward County, Florida, continues to blossom and grow. Largely undeveloped swampland until the twentieth century, Davie currently boasts a highly-educated workforce, a Town Council with a pro-business mindset and an excellent location. It is safe to say that Davie is on the move.

Town of Davie, FL

Boutique Experiences in the Heart of NYC »

Hotel Henri – part of the Wyndham Hotel chain – is a recent addition to the New York landscape, but it has already cemented itself in the heart of one of the world’s most bustling business havens, New York City.

Hotel Henri

Building a Patient-Centered Skincare Practice »

At Water’s Edge Dermatology (WEderm), a broad-based general dermatology practice in Florida, highly-trained dermatologists work with a team of health professionals to provide the best quality medical care and patient experience. Service lines include general medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment, medical and cosmetic vein care, and plastic sur

Water’s Edge Dermatology

Hand Hygiene Solutions that Save Lives Globally »

When was the last time you sang happy birthday – twice? This is how long it takes to wash one’s hands properly. In a world where antibiotic resistance is on the rise and 80 percent of infections and illnesses are spread through hands, it is undeniably disconcerting to consider that some hospital staff do not follow strict hand hygiene procedures that prevent the spread of infectious diseases a

OPHARDT Hygiene