Florida History: NASA and the Space Coast [VIDEO]

Florida's Space Coast is not only home to the Kennedy Space Center and NASA, but it played a unique role in the Space Race. The US and the USSR were in the heights of the Cold War. While this [...]

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Florida History: The Tampa Mafia (Part Two) [VIDEO]

The Land Journal recently sat down with Scott M. Deitche, author of Cigar City Mafia, to talk about the history of organized crime in Tampa..

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Florida History: The Civil War [VIDEO]

Before the Civil War, Florida was a haven for runaway slaves. Almost ½ of the state's 140,000 residents were African-Americans, and most of them were free men. However, when America began the [...]

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Florida History: The Tampa Mafia (Part One) [VIDEO]

The Land Journal recently sat down with Scott M. Deitche, author of Cigar City Mafia, to talk about the history of organized crime in Tampa. 

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Florida History: The Black Seminoles [VIDEO]

The underground railroad was a pathway used by runaway slaves to escape the shackles of slavery and pursue a life of freedom. Traditionally, the railroad headed North toward freedom but a small [...]

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A Century Later: Florida Land Boom Retrospective [VIDEO]

The memory of the great recession of 2008 looms in the memory of all who experienced it. The mortgage crisis. The rise and fall of the housing bubble. People thought the prices of real estate [...]

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Florida's Impact on the Real Estate Industry [PODCAST]

At this year's Lay of the Land Conference, Gary Ralston gave an in-depth analysis regarding the impact that the state of Florida has had on the Real Estate industry. 

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Building the Magic City: A History of Miami Part Three [VIDEO]

In order to understand the growth of Miami in the late twentieth century, we must first understand the history of an island a mere 90 miles South of Florida. During the turbulence of the Cold War, [...]

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Building the Magic City: A History of Miami Part Two [VIDEO]

Read and watch Part One by clicking here.

Miami Beach, founded in 1913, soon proved itself to be a great attraction to many tourists. But the golden age of tourism in Miami happened during the age [...]

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Building the Magic City: A History of Miami Part One [VIDEO]

Before Miami Beach. Before the nightlife, cocaine cowboys and Miami Vice. Before it became the magic city we know today, Miami was born from humble beginnings.

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