FPL plans expansion of command center

FPL filed plans to build a new facility for its workers that support the power grid in Palm Beach County. West Palm Beach’s Plans and Plats Review Committee will consider the application by the Juno Beach-based company, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE) on April 13. FPL already has three buildings for a combined…

Publix buys Miami Beach property for $13M

Publix Super Markets crossed off another item on its real estate shopping list after paying $12.85 million for a commercial property on Miami Beach. Windsor Investments (Alton Road) LLC, managed by Roland DiGasbarro, sold the 13,694-square-foot building at 1845 Alton Road to Lakeland-based Publix. The deal included the assumption of a lease to Walgreens. The…

FAU attracts $5M donation from family of shoe entrepreneur

Bobby and Barbara Campbell donated $5 million to Florida Atlantic University’s athletic program. The family that founded shoe manufacturer and wholesaler BBC International will be the namesake of the Bobby and Barbara Campbell Academic Success Center, which will be within the Schmidt Family Complex of Academic and Athletic Excellence. The 12,000-square-foot facility will include tutoring…