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Daytona Dave & Buster’s set to open March 11

DAYTONA BEACH — Hiring is underway for the Dave & Buster’s that’s set to open March 11 at Tomoka Town Center. The daily job fair at the Holiday Inn-LPGA hotel north of Daytona International Automall began Feb. 6. More than 2,000 people have already applied,…

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Margaritaville named nation’s top 55+ community

DAYTONA BEACH — The New York Times recently reported that “The Future of Aging Just Might be in Margaritaville,” but for residents of this fast-growing active adult community, the future has already arrived. On Thursday, representatives of Chicago-based presented the developer of Latitude Margaritaville…

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The Longevity Economy: Why Seniors Are a Fast-Growing Emerging Market

It’s the mother of all untapped markets: the world’s 65-plus population. Already at a historical high of over 600 million people, it’s projected to hit a full billion by 2030, and 1.6 billion by 2050. And unlike many other fast-growing markets, this expansion will take place…

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Central Florida to get another Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza location, jobs

A Pasadena, California-based pizza chain is opening another location in Central Florida. Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza will open a 2,650-square-foot restaurant on Nov. 19 at 1405 Cornerstone Blvd. in the Tomoka Town Center in Daytona Beach. The restaurant will have seating for 75 indoors and 40…

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Off a vacant stretch of highway in Daytona Beach, Fla., a line began to form outside the sales center for the first Latitude Margaritaville “55 and better” community. Those waiting dragged folding chairs, coolers, tents and dog-eared brochures featuring numbered sites that, in just over…

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Apartment boom in progress

The influx of newcomers to Volusia and Flagler counties is not only creating a need for more new homes. It’s also creating increased demand for apartments. And investors and developers have taken notice. “Daytona Beach was one of the top rent growth markets in the…

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