| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:35 PM
(Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Inc said its initial public offering would raise up to $2.37 billion in the biggest-ever hotel IPO, more than doubling Blackstone Group LP's investment. According to reports last week, Hilton is expected to launch its...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:49 AM
The private-equity giant that controls SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. filed plans Wednesday to sell off more of its shares, which, if successful, means it will no longer own a majority stake in the Orlando-based theme-park operator.
The Blackstone Group...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 10:19 AM
A little less than a year after buying the amusement-industry e-commerce company accesso LLC of Lake Mary, British Lo-Q PLC has also adopted the smaller company's name and logo.
The combined company this month formally renamed itself accesso...
| Sep 15, 2013
Two of Chicago's most prominent entrepreneurs, Brad Keywell and Glen Tullman, are going into business together.
The company will be called Zest Health. It will be a joint venture of their respective investment firms, Lightbank and 7wire Ventures.
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The Northern Pass Transmission Project — a proposed $1.4 billion electricity transmission project that would bring 1,200 megawatts of energy from Hydro-Quebec's hydroelectric plants in Canada to southern New England — is one of the hottest...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:44 AM
Broward County home sellers enjoyed more pricing power in June.
The county’s median price for existing single-family homes hit $265,000, a 23 percent increase from a year ago, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors said Monday.
It was the seventh...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Aside from the business suit he was wearing, which he joked was rented for the occasion, Sam Zell was never more himself than when he appeared at a New York lender conference in April 2007 to hawk his $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co.
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:33 PM
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment had a banner year in 2011. Attendance and guest spending rose across its U.S. theme parks. Earningsset a company record. But SeaWorld won't have to pay a dime in federal income tax. It will not have to pay any Florida...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:37 AM
A Miami investment firm says it’s spending $150 million to buy 1,200 homes in foreclosure across South Florida.
Roughly 60 percent of the homes will be in Miami-Dade County and the remainder will be split across Broward and Palm Beach counties,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Speculation that governments in the U.S. and Europe will act to help their economies sent stocks surging to their best day this year.
Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart said in a speech that weak job growth over the past two months...
| Jan 26, 2012
Dick and Brenda Horst, of Ellicott City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Nicole Horst, to Timothy Gerald McCann, son of James and Lucille McCann, of Wappingers Falls, N.Y.
The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Centennial High School...