Real estate powerhouse Stiles appoints co-CEO

Stiles, one of the real estate firms in Broward County, announced a leadership succession plan that resulted in a new co-CEO. The Fort Lauderdale-based development, property management and brokerage firm appointed Ken Stiles as co-CEO. He’ll work along side father Terry Stiles, the chairman and CEO. The senior Stiles will transition out of the chief…

Senate energy bill promotes efficiency, boosts LNG exports (and other news from Washington today)

Business groups praised Senate passage of the Energy Policy Modernization Act, which funds more energy research, promotes energy efficiency, and expedites approval of natural gas pipelines and liquefied natural gas exports. The bill passed Wednesday on an 85-12 vote. It must now be reconciled with House legislation before it becomes law. “Expedited LNG permitting will…

Q&A with building trades leader on his union’s support for Hillary Clinton and its dealings with Donald Trump

A year ago, I interviewed Sean McGarvey, president of North America’s Building Trades Unions, about areas where his labor union was working with business groups, such as getting a highway bill passed and ending the so-called “Cadillac tax” on high-value health insurance plans. This week, I sat down with McGarvey again to talk about the…